Women's basketball puts together several runs in second half, but tough free throw shooting by the Aggies delivers the win.
Sophomore center Elem Ibiam nets career-high 19 points in program's largest win in SEC Tournament play.
South Carolina falls to 22-6 on the season heading into regular-season finale on Sunday.
Aleigsha Welch leads the Gamecocks with 20 points and 11 rebounds
Bruner posts third double-double in last four games to lead South Carolina to 100th all-time SEC victory.
Women's Basketball vs. Tennessee, 1/3/12
Women's Basketball vs. Western Carolina, 12/29/12
Women's basketball vs. SC State, 12/21/12
Women's basketball vs. #1/1 Stanford, Dec. 29, 2012
Enjoyed two seasons in the Garnet and Black, playing largely as a defensive stopper ... started every game of senior season ... key part of defense that finished the season ranked first in the SEC and fifth in the nation in 2012-13.
Senior Year (2012-13) Started every game ... led the team in rebounding three times (at LA Tech, Tennessee, Vandy) ... scored in double figures three times ... hit a 3 to cap a 19-4 run in the first half of the second-round SEC Tournament game against Alabama (March 7) ... skied for a defensive rebound to stymie a Florida (March 3) run midway through the second half, finishing with five boards in the game ... swiped three steals for the third-straight game and hit free throws to pull Gamecocks within a point in final 45 seconds at #13/12 Georgia (Jan. 13) ... dominated defensively against Vanderbilt (Jan. 10), swiping three steals, blocking three shots and playing key role in holding SEC's most accurate 3-point shooting team to just 2-of-7 from behind the arc, all while snagging a game-high eight rebounds ... matched her career high with 11 points at Mississippi State (Jan. 6), including nine in the second half sparked by three steals she turned into layups to help the Gamecocks pull away ... tied for team-high honors with seven rebounds against #12/13 Tennessee (Jan. 3) to go with seven points ... challenged for three offensive rebounds against #1/1 Stanford (Dec. 19) and scored a pull-up jumper to give team 44-42 lead with 2:33 left to play ... hit tying 3-pointer to send Drexel game (Nov. 28) to overtime and blocked potential game-tying 3-point attempt in last 10 seconds of extra period ... scored a career-high 11 points against Florida Gulf Coast (Nov. 23) and followed it with 10 points against DePaul the next day to help team win Paradise Jam Reef Division title.
Junior Year (2011-12)
Played in every game, including one start ... scored in double figures twice ... tied for team-high honors in assists in SEC Tournament first-round win over Alabama ... was a key defender against Arkansas as the Gamecocks limited leading scorer C'eira Ricketts to just seven points, all in the first half ... played solid defensive against Ole Miss and Mississippi State, helping Gamecocks hold each to just 43 points ... hit a 3-pointer during the final three minutes of the first half when the Gamecocks turned a 16-21 deficit into a 27-21 halftime lead at #25/22 Vanderbilt ... led team with a career-high 13 rebounds, including six offensive boards, at Auburn, also adding seven points and two steals to the comeback effort ... paced team with seven rebounds at Florida, including a key offensive board late in the game to help secure the victory ... earned her first career start against #24/21 Vanderbilt, adding eight points and two steals ... enjoyed break-out game at Xavier, shooting 4-of-5 from the field after hitting just two of her first 29 shot attempts of the season.
Played two seasons for Coach Denise Cardenas' Vaqueras ... helped Central Arizona to the NJCAA Region I championship and a tie for first in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) in 2010-11 ... was the team's second leading scorer at 12.5 points per game and earned first-team NJCAA All-Region I and All-ACCAC honors ... turned in 11.4 points per game as a freshman, helping CAC to a 30-4 overall record.
Played four years for Coach Lawrence Chase's Wildcats ... was named first-team all-area three years ... ranked among the state's Top 60 Seniors by Hoosier Basketball Magazine and was an honorable mention All-State selection by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association ... also lettered two years in cross-country.