COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -Jermaine Beal drove the length of the court and hit a short fadeaway jumper with 0.6 seconds left to give No. 23 Vanderbilt a 66-65 win over South Carolina on Saturday.
South Carolina's defense got no pressure on Beal until he got within a few feet of the basket as he zipped down the court for the winning points for the Commodores (20-4, 5-4 Southeastern Conference).
Beal's winning points came after Devan Downey's driving reverse lay-up with six seconds to go put South Carolina (11-11, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) ahead.
Beal bailed out teammate A.J. Oglivy, who missed the front ends of 1-in-1s twice in the final minute. The freshman was a 79.5 percent free throw shooter coming in, but made went 1-for-6 on Saturday.
Shan Foster led Vanderbilt with 21 points, while Oglivy added 15 points and eight rebounds.
by Evaldas Baniulis' 19 points. Zam Fredrick added 14 points, but turned the ball over and badly missed a 3-pointer in the final minute.
The Commodores held Downey, tied for the SEC lead in scoring at 19.8 points a game, to just 10 points, all in the second half.

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