South Carolina-Western Carolina Game Notes|
Dec. 29, 2005
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South Carolina vs. Western Carolina Tonight's attendance was 910.
December 29, 2005
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.