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W. Basketball. Catching Up with Khadijah Sessions

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 2:12 pm December 12, 2017
The former South Carolina point guard still has the energy and passion to succeed.

W. Basketball. Join Gamecocks for Santa Snaps at Savannah State Game

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 5:48 pm December 11, 2017
South Carolina women’s basketball fans can enjoy Santa Snaps presented by WellCare Health Plans, Inc., at the Gamecocks’ Dec. 17 game against Savannah State at Colonial Life Arena.

W. Basketball. Wilson Powers No. 5 Gamecocks To 69-43 Win Over The Cougars

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 2:59 am December 6, 2017
A'ja Wilson had her eighth double-double this year with 26 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 5 South Carolina put away College of Charleston 69-43 on Tuesday night. It was the third straight victory for the Gamecocks (9-1) since their lone loss to No. 3 Notre Dame on Nov. 26. South Carolina now takes an almost two-week break - and early on, it looked like it had begun the time off just a bit early. The Gamecocks opened 2 of 12 shooting with three turnovers and were only up 8-3 over the struggling Cougars (2-6). That's when Wilson got going with four straight baskets to build a double-digit lead that South Carolina would not relinquish.

W. Basketball. Women’s Hoops Back in Action Tuesday NIght

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 8:26 pm December 4, 2017
No. 5/6 South Carolina continues its homestand with a 7 p.m. tipoff Tuesday night against College of Charleston. The Gamecocks (8-1) are playing their third game in six days, but have had the luxury of all three being at Colonial Life Arena.

W. Basketball. Carolina’s Frontcourt Shines In 72-52 Win Over No. 14 Duke

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 8:08 pm December 3, 2017
Alexis Jennings had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 5 South Carolina to a 72-52 win over No. 14 Duke on Sunday. The Gamecocks (8-1) were missing two senior guards because of injuries, and Duke packed it in, hoping to force someone other than All-American A'ja Wilson to beat them. So when the double teams came, Wilson and her teammates were able to find their quieter frontcourt starter Jennings, and she cleaned up their misses. The junior had eight offensive rebounds.

W. Basketball. No. 5/6 Gamecocks Looking for “The Force” Sunday vs. No. 14/16 Duke

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 6:59 pm December 2, 2017
No. 5/6 South Carolina will a nationally ranked opponent for the first time this season when No. 14/16 Duke comes to Colonial Life Arena for a noon tipoff on Sun., Dec. 3. The Gamecocks are 1-1 against ranked teams so far this season, defeating then-No. 15/13 Maryland on the road and falling to then-No. 6/6 Notre Dame in the championship game of the Gulf Coast Showcase. Doors open for the Star Wars-themed game at 11 a.m.

W. Basketball. No. 5/6 South Carolina powers past Western Carolina, 101-43

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:04 am December 1, 2017
A'ja Wilson scored 29 points and Alexis Jennings had 19 as No. 5 South Carolina bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 101-43 pummeling of Western Carolina on Thursday night. The Gamecocks (7-1) fell behind 2-0, then broke off a 17-0 run powered by the 6-foot-5 Wilson and 6-2 Jennings that put the game out of reach for the Catamounts (1-5) of the Southern Conference. Wilson and Jennings combined to score the team's first eight points then never let up against their overmatched opponent. It was a welcome beatdown for South Carolina, which fell to No. 3 Notre Dame 92-85 in the finals of the Gulf Coast Showcase.

W. Basketball. Gamecocks Open Four-Game Homestand Thursday

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 9:12 pm November 29, 2017
No. 5/6 South Carolina opens a four-game homestand on Thu., Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. against Western Carolina. The Gamecocks (6-1) are ranked ninth in the nation in field goal percentage in their 54th week ranked in the AP top five since the start of the 2014-15 season.

W. Basketball. Wilson Named to Naismith and Wade Watch Lists

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 8:25 pm
South Carolina senior A’ja Wilson earned spots on the Citizen Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List and the Wade Watch List, those organizations announced today.

W. Basketball. Wilson Earns Second SEC Player of the Week Honor This Season

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Basketball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 5:21 pm November 28, 2017
South Carolina senior forward A’ja Wilson earned SEC Player of the Week honors for the second time this season, the league office announced today.
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