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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:17:00 ESTSouth Carolina junior forward A’ja Wilson earned her second-straight SEC Player of the Year honors from the league coaches today, making her the eighth player overall to collect the honor in back-to-back seasons, stretching the Gamecocks’ streak of winning the award to four consecutive seasons. Senior center Alaina Coates joined Wilson on the All-SEC First Team, and both were on the All-Defensive Team. Point guard Tyasha Harris also picked up recognition from the league’s coaches, earning a spot on the SEC All-Freshman Team.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:56:00 ESTSouth Carolina women's basketball invites fans to share in the NCAA Tournament selection process at "FAM-demonium" on Mon., March 13, at The Zone at Williams-Brice Stadium. Fans can choose to purchase a Black Ticket, which includes dinner, for $12 or to claim a Garnet Ticket for free beginning on Mon., Feb. 27, for G-Hive and Gamecock Club members or on Mon., March 6, for all other fans.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:33:00 ESTSouth Carolina junior forward A'ja Wilson has been tabbed the SEC Player of the Week, the league announced Monday morning. Wilson is the third player to earn a weekly conference honor this season for the Gamecocks, who captured their fourth-straight SEC Regular-Season Title after topping #22/- Kentucky 95-87 Sunday.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:47:00 ESTPaced by a season-best shooting performance and 20-point outings from juniors A’ja Wilson and Kaela Davis, No. 7/7 South Carolina topped No. 22/- Kentucky 95-87 to capture its fourth-straight SEC Regular-Season Championship Sunday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks, who finished the regular season at 24-4 overall and 14-2 in league play, secured the top seed in next week’s SEC Tournament. Kentucky ends the regular season at 20-9 and 11-5 in conference action following the loss.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:38:00 ESTNo. 7/7 South Carolina closes out the regular season with a 2 p.m. tipoff against No. 22/- Kentucky with Senior Day ceremonies at Colonial Life Arena beginning at 1:40 p.m. A win over their SEC-rival gives the Gamecocks at least a share of its fourth-straight regular-season championship and the top seed in next week’s SEC Tournament in Greenville, S.C.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:08:00 ESTJunior forward A'ja Wilson's seventh double-double of the season and a masterful defensive performance by junior guard Bianca Cuevas-Moore propelled No. 7/7 South Carolina to an 80-64 win at Texas A&M Thursday night at Reed Arena. The Gamecocks improved to 23-4 overall and moved back atop the SEC standings with a mark of 13-2 in conference action following the victory. The Aggies fell to 19-9 and 9-6 in league play with the loss.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:51:00 ESTNo. 7/7 South Carolina travels to Texas A&M for a 9 p.m. (ET) showdown with the Aggies on Thu., Feb. 23, on SEC Network. The Gamecocks (22-4, 12-2 SEC) and Aggies (19-8, 9-5 SEC) have a history of tight games with five of the six all-time decided by single digits.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:11:00 ESTSouth Carolina senior center Alaina Coates has earned a spot on the 2016-17 SEC Community Service Team, the league announced Wednesday afternoon.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:08:00 ESTNo. 6/5 South Carolina suffered its first SEC road loss of the season Sunday afternoon, falling to Missouri 62-60 despite a big fourth quarter from junior forward A'ja Wilson. The Gamecocks dropped to 22-4 overall and 12-2 in conference play with the setback, while the Tigers now sit at 19-9 and 9-5 in league action.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:18:00 ESTNo. 6/5 South Carolina is back on the road this weekend, traveling to Missouri for a 3 p.m. (ET) tipoff against the Tigers on Sun., Feb. 19, on ESPN2. The Gamecocks (22-3, 12-1 SEC) are looking for their fourth-straight win over the Tigers (18-9, 8-5 SEC), while Missouri has an eye on one of the top four seeds in the upcoming SEC Tournament in Greenville, S.C.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:32:00 ESTA strong defensive effort paired with a balanced offense carried No. 6/5 South Carolina to an 82-51 victory over Vanderbilt Thursday night at Colonial Life Arena. Junior guard Kaela Davis and senior center Alaina Coates led all scorers with 15 points for a Gamecock team that forced 20 turnovers and held the Commodores to 22.6 percent shooting, the lowest for a Carolina opponent in league action this season. The Gamecocks improved to 22-3 overall and 12-1 in SEC play with the win, while Vanderbilt dropped to 12-14 and 2-11 in conference action.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:02:00 ESTSouth Carolina will host its final 2016-17 regular season game on Sun., Feb. 26, with a tipoff time at 2 p.m., the SEC announced today.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:52:00 ESTNo. 6/5 South Carolina is back at Colonial Life Arena to host Vanderbilt on Thursday night with just one more home game remaining on the schedule. The Gamecocks (21-3, 11-1 SEC) need just one win in their last four games to ensure a top-four seed in the SEC Tournament in Greenville.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:21:00 ESTNo. 6/6 South Carolina fell to No. 1/1 UConn 66-55 in Monday's top-10 battle at Gampel Pavilion despite 17 points from junior forward A'ja Wilson and another double-double by senior center Alaina Coates. The Gamecocks dropped to 21-3 overall with the loss, while the Huskies moved to 25-0 following the victory.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 11:40:00 ESTNo. 6/6 South Carolina steps out of SEC action to start this week, traveling to No. 1/1 UConn for their third Big Monday game on ESPN2 this season. The Gamecocks (21-2, 10-1 SEC) are looking to continue their efficient offensive effort, shooting 51.3 percent over the last three games, while continuing their standing as one of the nation's top defensive teams, allowing just 54.9 points per game.