SCORE BY QUARTERS

LSU — 7 10 21 7 — 45

South Carolina — 3 ?7 14 0 — 24

FIRST QUARTER

SOUTH CAROLINA: Elliott Fry 21 field goal at 11:02. DRIVE: 13 plays, 62 yards, 3:58. KEY PLAYS: Perry Orth 8-yard pass to Pharoh Cooper on third-and-7 to the South Carolina 46. Cooper 42-yard reception on third-and-11 to the LSU 13. Orth 11-yard run nets a first-and-goal at the 3 before the LSU defense forces three incompletions in a row. GAMECOCKS 3, TIGERS 0.

LSU: Darrel Williams 4 run at 5:15 (Trent Domingue kick). DRIVE: 13-75-5:47. KEY PLAYS: Brandon Harris 17-yard pass to Travin Dural on third-and-8 gives LSU a first down at the South Carolina 44. Harris 5-yard run on third-and-3 to the South Carolina 32. Derrius Guice 16-yard run to the USC 16. Leonard Fournette 11-yard run to the South Carolina 4 sets up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 7, GAMECOCKS 3.

SECOND QUARTER

LSU: Malachi Dupre 10 pass from Harris at 7:41 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 11-67-5:42. KEY PLAYS: Fournette 1-yard run on third-and-1 keeps the drive alive at the South Carolina 46. Harris 14-yard run on third-and-5 to the South Carolina 27. Harris 2-yard run and 13-yard facemask penalty puts the ball on the 12. TIGERS 14, GAMECOCKS 3.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Rashad Fenton 96 kickoff return at 7:27 (Fry kick). TIGERS 14, GAMECOCKS 10.

LSU: Domingue 29 field goal at 0:00. DRIVE: 10-54-1:19. KEY PLAYS: Drive set up on interception by John Battle at the LSU 34. Harris 15-yard pass to Fournette to the LSU 49. Dupre 28-yard reception from Harris to the South Carolina 23. Harris 9-yard pass to Tyron Johnson on third-and-8 to the 12. TIGERS 17, GAMECOCKS 10.

THIRD QUARTER

LSU: Fournette 87 run at 14:01 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 2-90-0:51. KEY PLAY: After gaining just 52 yards on his first 16 carries, Fournette bursts up the middle and runs away from the South Carolina defense on the second play of the second half. TIGERS 24, GAMECOCKS 10.

LSU: Dural 62 pass from Harris at 6:29 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 10-80-6:11. KEY PLAYS: Fournette runs of 8 and 7 yards. Guice 17-yard run to midfield. TIGERS 31, GAMECOCKS 10.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Jerell Adams 36 pass from Orth at 5:02 (Fry kick). DRIVE: 5-60-1:21. KEY PLAY: Orth starts the drive with a 22-yard pass to Shamier Jeffery to the LSU 38. TIGERS 31, GAMECOCKS 17.

LSU: Williams 1 run at 1:55 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 6-75-3:07. KEY PLAYS: Guice 13-yard run to the LSU 38 and 25-yard run to the South Carolina 36. Williams 27-yard run to the 1 to set up the touchdown on the next play. TIGERS 38, GAMECOCKS 17.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Cooper 43 pass from Orth at 0:39 (Fry kick). DRIVE: 3-61-1:14. KEY PLAY: Orth 15-yard pass to Matrick Belton to the LSU 46. TIGERS 38, GAMECOCKS 24.

FOURTH QUARTER

LSU: Guice 4 run at 13:15 (Domingue kick). DRIVE: 6-67-2:13. KEY PLAYS: Guice 20-yard run to the South Carolina 47 to start the drive. Harris 27-yard pass to Dupre to the South Carolina 8. TIGERS 45, GAMECOCKS 24.

GAME RECAP

FINAL SCORE: LSU 45, South Carolina 24

RECORDS: LSU 5-0 (3-0 SEC), South Carolina 2-4 (0-4)

ATTENDANCE: 42,058