Champs! Gamecocks Top Mississippi State 67-55 To Capture First National Title
DALLAS -- No. 3/4 South Carolina topped No. 7/7 Mississippi State 67-55 to capture the program's first NCAA Championship Sunday night at the American Airlines Center. Juniors A'ja Wilson and Allisha Gray both notched double-doubles to deliver the 2017 title to the Gamecocks, who broke through following their second Final Four appearance in three years. Carolina ends its historic run with a final mark of 33-4, while the Bulldogs closed their 2016-17 campaign at 34-5.
Gamecocks Rally Past Stanford 62-53 To Secure First Berth In Title Game
DALLAS -- Propelled by junior forward A'ja Wilson's double-double and 13 second-half points junior guard Allisha Gray, No. 3/4 South Carolina rallied past No. 6/6 Stanford 62-53 Friday night at American Airlines Center to secure the program's first berth in the NCAA championship game. The top-seeded Gamecocks, who faced a double-digit deficit in the first half, improved to 32-4 with the historic victory in the national semifinal round. The Cardinal closed their 2016-17 campaign with a mark of 32-6 following the loss.
Gamecocks Top FSU 71-64 To Return To The Final Four
STOCKTON, Calif. -- No. 3/4 South Carolina is headed back to the Final Four after topping No. 10/13 Florida State 71-64 in the Elite Eight Monday night at Stockton Arena. The victory secured the Gamecocks' second berth in the Final Four in three years and pushed their record to 31-4 on the season. The Seminoles concluded their season with a mark of 28-7 following the loss.
Gamecocks Rout Quinnipiac 100-58 To Get Back To Elite Eight
STOCKTON, Calif. -- Junior guard Kaela Davis poured in 28 points to propel top-seeded South Carolina to a dominant 100-58 victory over No. 12 seed Quinnipiac in the NCAA Sweet 16 Saturday afternoon at Stockton Arena. The win sends the No. 3/4 Gamecocks back to the Elite Eight for the second time in three years and moves their record to 30-4 on the season. The Bobcats end their 2016-17 campaign at 29-7 following their setback.
Gamecocks Rally To Punch Fourth-Straight Ticket To NCAA Sweet 16
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Led by 15 second-half points from junior guard Kaela Davis and a double-double from junior forward A'ja Wilson, No. 3/4 South Carolina rallied to earn a 71-68 win over Arizona State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday night at the Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks, who trailed by as many as 11 in the second half, advanced to their fourth-straight NCAA Sweet 16 and moved to 29-4 overall with the win. Arizona State ends the season at 20-13 following the loss.
Gray's Double-Double Lifts Gamecocks In First Round of NCAA Tournament
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Junior guard Allisha Gray's first career double-double and 18-point efforts from junior forward A'ja Wilson and junior guard Bianca Cuevas-Moore lifted No. 4/4 South Carolina to a 90-40 victory over UNC Asheville in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Friday night at Colonial Life Arena. The win advanced the top-seeded Gamecocks to the second round for the sixth-straight year and improved Carolina's mark to 28-4 on the season. The Bulldogs end their 2016-17 campaign at 19-15 following the loss.