Wilson, Gray Help Gamecocks Hold Off No. 4/4 Mississippi State
Junior forward A'ja Wilson matched her SEC career high with 26 points and junior guard Allisha Gray scored 16 of her 17 points in the second half to help No. 5/5 South Carolina hold off No. 4/4 Mississippi State 64-61 in Monday's top-five battle at Colonial Life Arena. The win handed the Bulldogs their first loss of the season and moved the Gamecocks atop the SEC standings with a 7-0 conference mark and a 17-1 record overall. Mississippi State dropped to 20-1 and 6-1 in league action with the loss.