But Kentucky's defense did not allow the Gamecocks any more points after that. Kicking was an issue for SC, who missed all three of their field goal attempts and an extra point attempt off Samuel's opening touchdown.
Kentucky would take that 14-6 lead into halftime.
He scored on runs of 5 and 1 yards. He capped an 11-play sequence with his second touchdown.
Samuel was injured in the third quarter of South Carolina's 23-13 loss to Kentucky.
The Gamecocks' final drive ended on an interceptions by cornerback Derrick Baity.
Snell finished with 102 yards on 32 carries. He had five catches for 122 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown catch to open the game.
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He'll also continue two traditions at the United Nations : the major speech, on Tuesday, and a diplomatic reception Monday. President Trump will drive this message home in his much anticipated speech to the General Assembly on Tuesday morning.
Well, it was a sellout crowd until late in the third quarter - when thousands of Gamecock fans dressed in black for this "blackout" game headed for the exits, frustrated with a new "gameday experience" that produced a familiar result.
Kentucky: The Wildcats could be for real in an SEC East without any true powers.
The Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 SEC) certainly had every opportunity to pull off a victory that could have landed them back in the national rankings for the first time in three years.
SC has lost four straight to Kentucky and will face Texas A&M and Tennessee in road contests in the next four weeks.?
SC takes on Louisiana Tech, which is led by former Gamecocks offensive coordinator Skip Holtz, on Saturday.
Kentucky returns home to face Florida on Saturday.
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