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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:09:00 ESTNo. 3/3 South Carolina continues its tough stretch of road games, traveling to Duke for a 2 p.m. tipoff on Sun., Dec. 4. The Gamecocks (6-0) have three wins over top-15 opponents, all either on the road or on a neutral court, and have topped the Blue Devils (8-1) in the last two meetings at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:23:00 ESTSouth Carolina women's basketball alumna Tiffany Mitchell is among 10 exceptional former student-athletes the NCAA will honor as the 2017 Today's Top 10 Award winners at the NCAA Convention in Nashville in January. Mitchell was a three-time All-American and University President's Award winner who graduated in May 2016 with a 3.63 GPA in retail management. She was taken in the first round of the WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever and earned WNBA All-Rookie honors in her first professional season.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:27:00 ESTNo. 3/3 South Carolina earned its second win over a top-15 opponent in five days, defeating No. 14/15 Texas 76-67 Thursday night at the Frank Erwin Center behind a career-high 31 points from junior A'ja Wilson. The forward's dominant performance included her first double-double of the season, as she grabbed 12 rebounds to go along with a team-high four blocks. The Gamecocks moved to 6-0 with the victory, while the Longhorns dropped to 2-3 on the season.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:10:00 ESTFor the second-straight season, South Carolina women's basketball standouts Alaina Coates and A'ja Wilson have been named to the "Wade Watch" list, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced Thursday morning. The Gamecocks are one of six teams to boast multiple student-athletes on the 25-player list.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:46:00 ESTNo. 3/3 South Carolina faces its second ranked opponent in as many games when it travels to Austin, Texas, to face the No. 14/15 Texas Longhorns. The 7 p.m. (ET) tipoff on Thu., Dec. 1, will air live on ESPN2 and is one of three top-25 matchups in this year's SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:36:00 ESTFour South Carolina women's basketball players have been named to the 2017 Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Wednesday. Senior Alaina Coates and juniors A'ja Wilson, Allisha Gray and Kaela Davis landed on the 50-player list for the Gamecocks, whose four honorees matched UConn for the most among all schools.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:28:00 ESTSouth Carolina student-athletes are accustomed to engaging in community service efforts during their careers in the garnet and black, and that foundation leads some to continue those efforts even after they've graduated. Former women's basketball student-athlete Jewel May is one of those who continues to be active and is spearheading an effort to help victims of domestic abuse.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:02:00 ESTFor the second time in as many weeks, South Carolina senior forward Alaina Coates was named SEC Player of the Week, the league announced today. The Irmo, S.C., native led the offense in both games last week and continues to average a double-double on the season.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:40:00 ESTFueled by 17 points each from juniors A'ja Wilson and Allisha Gray and senior Alaina Coates, No. 3/3 South Carolina posted a convincing 83-59 win over No. 4/4 Louisville in Sunday's top-five battle at the Basketball Hall of Fame Women's Challenge at MassMutual Center. The victory marked the second win over a top-10 opponent this season for the Gamecocks, who moved to 5-0 on the year. Louisville suffered its first loss of the season, dropping to 6-1.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:14:00 ESTNo. 3/3 South Carolina continues its tough early schedule on Sunday with a 1 p.m. showdown against No. 4/4 Louisville in the Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge in Springfield, Mass. Televised nationally on ESPN2, the game features two of the nation's top-20 offenses both in scoring average and field goal percentage, led by the Gamecocks' 89.0 points per game (eighth in the nation) and 50.2 percent shooting (fifth in the nation).
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 22:10:00 ESTFive Gamecocks finished in double-figures for the second-straight night for No. 3/3 South Carolina, which cruised to a 93-38 win over Saint Peter's Tuesday night in the final game of the Basketball Hall of Fame Women's Challenge at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecock frontcourt duo of senior Alaina Coates and junior A'ja Wilson combined for 30 points and 13 field goals, while junior guard Allisha Gray stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points and eight rebounds to go along with a team-high five assists. The Gamecocks improved to 4-0 following the victory, notching their second win of at least 50 points this season.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:37:00 ESTSouth Carolina senior forward Alaina Coates was named SEC co-Player of the Week, the league announced today. In back-to-back wins this week, Coates posted double-doubles in each, with 28 points and 16 rebounds against Hampton and 12 points and 14 rebounds against Maine.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 22:32:00 ESTSenior Alaina Coates posted her third-straight double-double and four other Gamecocks scored in double figures to propel No. 3/3 South Carolina to a 79-42 win over Maine Monday night at Colonial Life Arena. The center shot 6-of-7 from the floor and tallied 12 points and a team-high 14 rebounds for the Gamecocks, who scored the game’s first 15 points and improved to 3-0 on the year with the victory.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:07:00 ESTNo. 4/3 South Carolina's inside advantage was on full display in a 92-38 win over Hampton Sunday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena as All-Americans Alaina Coates and A'ja Wilson combined for 48 points in the Gamecocks' home opener, played as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Women's Challenge, Coates dominated from the field with 28 points and 16 rebounds, while Wilson capitalized from the free throw line, posting the program's best perfect shooting game from the stripe with 14-of-14 accuracy.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:24:00 ESTNo. 4/3 South Carolina hosts the first three games of the Basketball Hall of Fame Women's Challenge Sunday-Tuesday at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks (1-0) welcome Hampton, Maine and Saint Peter's to Columbia in three straight days of doubleheaders before all four teams travel to Springfield, Mass., for the final day of games in the inaugural event.