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11/17/2012 6:15 PM EST
No. 12 South Carolina takes 24-7 win over Wofford
SOUTH CAROLINA 24, WOFFORD 7
By PETE IACOBELLI
AP Sports Writer
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Kenny Miles rushed for 127 yards and a
touchdown and No. 12 South Carolina pulled out a
closer-than-expected 24-7 win over FCS opponent Wofford 24-7 on
The victory gave Steve Spurrier his 64th win in eight seasons
with the Gamecocks (9-2), tying him with Rex Enright for most
ever in program history. But it wasn't until a 17-point fourth
quarter that Spurrier and South Carolina could rest easy in this
Adam Yates' 23-yard field goal broke a 7-all tie with 11:57 to
go. After the Terriers (8-3) failed on a 4th-and-1 at their 34,
Connor Shaw threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Ace Sanders to
widen the lead.
Moments later, Wofford's Eric Breitenstein fumbled and Akeem
Auguste returned it 31 yards for a touchdown, making it 24-7.
It was the Gamecocks 11th straight win at Williams-Brice Stadium
and completed their first perfect run at home (7-0) since 1987.
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