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Ashley Bruner
Ashley  Bruner

Norman, Okla.

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Women's Basketball Summer Blog 3 - Alums Back on Campus

Several Gamecock alumnae are in Columbia this week to help out at basketball camp and test the current team's potential.


Women's Hoops 2012-13 Season Flashback

Highlights from women's basketball's 25-8 season, the second-straight 20-win campaign.


Gamecocks Fall to Kansas 75-69 in NCAA Second Round

Three Gamecocks post double-doubles, but South Carolina comes up short in final three minutes.


Gamecocks Advance With 74-52 Win Versus South Dakota State In NCAA Tournament First Round

Ashley Bruner paces South Carolina with 15 points and 11 rebounds in the win.


NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Press Conference Video


vs. Western Carolina, 12/29/12

Women's Basketball vs. Western Carolina, 12/29/12


vs. SC State, 12/21/12

Women's basketball vs. SC State, 12/21/12


vs. #1/1 Stanford - Dec. 19, 2012

Women's basketball vs. #1/1 Stanford, Dec. 29, 2012


South Carolina vs. Stanford (AP - 3/24/12)

South Carolina vs. Stanford (AP - 3/24/12)


South Carolina vs. Purdue

South Carolina vs. Purdue - AP Photo Gallery

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

Career Capsule
Named All-SEC Second Team by the league's coaches as a senior (2013) ... is one of just 14 Gamecocks in program history to amass 700 career rebounds ranking 14th in school history with 701 ... ranks fourth in school history with 128 career games played ... holds a spot among the program's top rebounders in SEC play, ranking third in career offensive boards with 145 in league play and fifth in career rebounds with 312 in SEC regular-season action ... played in 63 SEC games, the second most in school history.

Senior Year (2012-13)
Earned a spot on the All-SEC Second team, the first all-conference honor of her career ... started every game of the season ... finished sixth in SEC in rebounds per game and third in offensive rebounds per game (3.2) ... ranked third in school history with 125 rebounds in SEC play and came in fourth in both offensive (47) and defensive (78) boards in league action ... posted nine double-doubles on the season, led team in scoring 11 times (Elon, at LA Tech, Clemson, vs. FGCU, vs. DePaul, at Arkansas, at Ole Miss, Florida, vs. Texas A&M, vs. South Dakota State, vs. Kansas) and rebounding 15 times (Savannah State, Clemson, vs. Hampton, vs. DePaul, Stanford, LSU, at Alabama, Texas A&M, at Kentucky, at Ole Miss, at Mizzou, vs. Alabama, vs. Texas A&M, vs. South Dakota State, vs. Kansas) ... scored in double figures 18 times and pulled down double-figure rebounds 11 times ... recorded a double-double in each of the team's four postseason games (15.0 ppg, 12.0 rpg) ... was team's top scorer and rebounder in both NCAA Tournament games ... posted the team's first six second-half points against Kansas (Mar. 25) in NCAA Second Round to give team lead and tied game inside of three minutes ... tied her career high with four steals to go with her double-double against South Dakota State (Mar. 23) in the NCAA Tournament first round ... set a school SEC Tournament record with 25 total rebounds and a 12.5 rebounding average ... scored 15 of her 19 points and grabbed eight of her 11 rebounds in the second half of the SEC Tournament quarterfinal against #19/19 Texas A&M, including seven of the team's last nine points as they tried to mount a rally ... recorded double-double in just 24 minutes against Alabama in the SEC Tournament second-round game with her 11 defensive rebounds (14 total) were the most ever by a Gamecock in the SEC Tournament ... posted 14 of her team-best 16 points against Florida (Mar. 3) in the second half, including seven of the team's first 14 of the period, while reeling in seven offensive rebounds in the game ... handed out career high six assists against Mississippi State (Feb. 24) to lead team in the category for seventh time this season ... posted second-straight double-double with 15 pts and 13 rebs at Ole Miss (Feb. 17), including 3-of-4 FT shooting ... netted five of team's final six points at No. 9/7 Kentucky (Feb. 14) en route to season's fourth double-double ... pulled down six of her team-high nine rebounds against Texas A&M (Feb. 10) in second half ... scored 14 of her 15 points at Alabama (Feb. 7) in the first half, grabbing six of her team-high 11 boards on offensive end while handing out a team-high four assists ... posted seven of her 11 points at Arkansas (Jan. 27) in the second half, including four of Gamecocks' last seven ... swiped a steal in final 12 seconds with Gamecocks clinging to a four-point lead over #5/4 Kentucky (Jan. 24) ... scored eight of her 14 points and grabbed five of her nine rebounds at Florida (Jan. 20) in the second half, including a pair of free throws and a rebound in the final 30 seconds to help seal the victory ... played solid all-around game against LSU (Jan. 17), posting a double-double and a team-high four assists (tying her career high) ... tied her season high with 12 rebounds, including seven in second half, during which she scored nine of her 13 points ... reeled in seven of her eight rebounds at #13/12 Georgia (Jan. 13) in the second half ... grabbed all seven of her rebounds against Vanderbilt (Jan. 10) in second half as Gamecocks held off more efficient Commodore offense ... scored five of her seven points at Mississippi State (Jan. 6) at the free throw line, including four during an 8-2 run in the first half to open a nine-point lead ... snagged four of her six rebounds against Tennessee (Jan. 3) on the offensive end and scored 10 of her 12 points in the first half while adding four steals in the game ... pulled in five of her eight rebounds against SC State (Dec. 21) on the offensive end to help her tie her career high with four assists ... battled Stanford's frontcourt (Dec. 19) for a team-high eight rebounds in near miss against nation's top team ... all-tournament selection at the Paradise Jam after averaging 10.3 points and 9.3 rebounds over the three games at the event ... posted all of her 12 points and eight rebounds vs. Drexel (Nov. 28) after halftime, including the game-winning basket and final defensive rebound in overtime ... recorded her first double-double of the season against DePaul (Nov. 24) with 11 points and 12 rebounds

Junior Year (2011-12)
Played in every game, including three starts ... ranked 19th in the SEC, second on the team, in rebounding average and 11th in league in offensive rebounds per game (2.7) ... had two double-doubles ... was team's top rebounder seven times (at Illinois, Penn State, CofC, Presbyterian, at NC State, at Arkansas, at Kentucky, vs. Eastern Michigan) and top scorer three times (at Illinois, Alabama A&M, vs. Georgia) ... scored in double figures nine times and had two double-figure rebound games ... averaged 9.3 points and 5.7 rebounds in NCAA Tournament games ... snagged three of her five rebounds in the NCAA Sweet 16 vs. #2/2 Stanford on the offensive end ... scored seven of her 10 points in second half to hold off #13/15 Purdue in NCAA second round ... reeled in five offensive boards among her seven against Eastern Michigan in the NCAA first round ... led offense with 12 points in SEC Tournament second-round win over Georgia ... put back a missed free throw to help spark a 14-4 run in the second half that put the Gamecocks on top of Arkansas for good ... scored 10 of her 13 points and grabbed eight of her 11 rebounds in the second half at #13/10 Kentucky, including a put-back to bring Gamecocks within two with 42 seconds left ... sparked game-winning 9-0 run in the final 3:18 at #8/8 Tennessee with a basket and a steal on the Lady Vols' next possession ... scored three of her four points at #25/22 Vanderbilt on back-to-back possessions early in the second half to stop the Commodores' 10-2 run and preserve the team's lead ... netted all eight of her points and pulled down five of her six boards at Auburn in the second half as Gamecocks tried to rally back from a nine-point halftime deficit ... drew her first start of the season against #9/8 Kentucky (Jan. 15) ... pulled down 18 rebounds against #11/12 Penn State (Nov. 20), tying for third-most in Colonial Life Arena history and the third-most by an SEC player on the season... posted double-figure points in four of season's first six games.

Sophomore Year (2010-11)
Ranked sixth in the SEC in offensive rebounding (3.0 per game) ... in SEC play, ranked 29th in scoring ... led the team in rebounding 13 times and was the leading scorer three times ... reached double-figure points in seven SEC games ... grabbed three of her five rebounds against Charlotte on the offensive end to go with eight points in the second round of the WNIT ... turned in her second perfect shooting game of the season (6-of-6) against Appalachian State in the first round of the WNIT ... pulled down five rebounds in just nine minutes against Georgia in second round of SEC Tournament ... scored three tough baskets and handed out two assists in SEC Tournament game against Ole Miss ... posted second-straight 14-point game and led the way with seven rebounds at LSU ... paced the team with six boards against Auburn, including five offensive, to finish with 14 points ... netted both her shot attempts, including a layup in the last 20 seconds of the overtime win at Arkansas ... led the team in scoring and rebounding at Auburn ... snagged seven rebounds for the third-straight game and netted 10 points in win over #20/24 Georgia ... added seven points and seven boards while handing out a career-best three assists against Alabama ... narrowly missed her fourth double-double of the season with eight points and nine rebounds, including four offensive, in OT win at Ole Miss, recording six points and six rebounds in the second half to help hold off a late push by the Rebels ... tied the best perfect game in arena history with an 8-of-8 outing against Florida, netting 16 points in a career-high 34 minutes ... swiped the game-changing steal in the final five seconds of comeback against LSU, netting 11 points and pulling in six rebounds, all offensive, as well ... turned in her third double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds, both game highs, at Georgia ... netted a career-best 18 points against Savannah State, including 15 in the second half, while swatting away four shots for the second-straight game ... swatted away a career-best four shots against Charleston Southern and added eight points ... snagged six offensive rebounds at #3/2 Stanford, leading the team with seven total boards ... recorded her second-consecutive double-double with 11 points and 12 boards against Illinois, the second-straight year a Gamecock has opened the season with consecutive double-double games ... posted her first career double-double in her first career start, collecting 17 points and 15 rebounds against #5/6 Xavier in the season opener.

Freshman Year (2009-10)
Played in 27 of 29 game, including 15 SEC contests ... pulled in five rebounds in just seven minutes against Arkansas ... added three rebounds in just eight minutes at No. 14/14 Georgia ...pulled in a pair of offensive rebounds at Auburn ... counted two offensive rebounds among her three total at Florida ... brought a spark off the bench at No 18/19 LSU, hitting all three of her field goal attempts and tying for team-high honors with four rebounds ... tied her season-high with three field goals against Auburn, including two consecutive buckets late in the first half to hold off a Tiger rally ... turned in one of her best games of the season at Alabama, adding six points, three rebounds and two assists ... pulled in five offensive rebounds against Brown to go with six points on 3-of-6 shooting ... posted seven rebounds against Boston U ... snagged five rebounds and scored four points in just 16 minutes on the floor against Wake Forest ... grabbed three offensive rebounds against NC State ... netted a season-high seven points behind five free throws against High Point ... tied for team-high honors with eight rebounds against No. 5/6 Notre Dame, adding three steals and three points to the effort as well ... blocked three shots and hit all four of her free throws en route to six points against Penn State ... swiped four steals and scored her first career points (3) at Clemson ... made her collegiate debut at Charlotte.

High School
Earned four letters in basketball for Coach Matilda Mossman's Tigers ... finished career as the school's all-time rebounder and third-highest scorer ... named all-state and team MVP as a senior after averaging 15 points and 11.8 rebounds ... tabbed team's best defensive player as a junior and best offensive player as a sophomore ... helped her team to the state tournament and at least 20 wins every year ... also lettered one year in track.

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