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South Carolina-Western Carolina Game Notes

Dec. 29, 2005

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South Carolina vs. Western Carolina
December 29, 2005
Game Notes

  • Tonight's attendance was 910.
  • Carolina leads the overall series with Western Carolina 4-0. This was the first meeting between the two schools since USC claimed a 114-56 victory over the Catamounts on January 13, 1994.
  • South Carolina extended their winning streak to six games. During the winning streak, USC has scored 75 or more points in all six games.
  • Junior guard Lauren Simms is the only Gamecock to start in all 11 games this season.
  • The 13 points scored by Lauren Simms is a new season high. Her previous season high was 12 against Texas.
  • For the third time this season, the Gamecocks shot 60% or better from the field in a half. (60.7% vs. Minnesota (2nd), and 60.0% vs. Winthrop (2nd))
  • South Carolina's bench outscored Western Carolina's bench 46-17.
  • Iva Sliskovic tied her career high in blocked shots with four. She has at least one block in all 11 games this season.
  • Ilona Burgrova set a career high with 17 points and tied her career high with nine rebounds.
  • The 13 blocks by South Carolina is a new season high and it ties the USC single game record. (13 vs. Wofford College, 2/24/97) The 13 blocks are a Colonial Center record.
  • The five three-pointers hit by South Carolina ties their season high. (5 vs. Savannah State, South Carolina State, and Georgia Southern)
  • This is the third straight game that South Carolina has scored 80 or more points.
  • The 30 assists recorded by USC is a season high.
  • Melanie Johnson had a season high with three blocked shots.
  • USC's 95 points is the most scored against Western Carolina this season. The 95 points is also a team high for the Gamecocks this season.
  • Carolina has recorded 50 or more rebounds in three consecutive games and has accomplished that feat four times this season.
  • South Carolina has held six opponents this season to shoot for 30% or less from the floor this season.




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