SOUTH CAROLINA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL - Gamecocks rout USC Upstate 112-32
Senior Tyasha Harris joined the 1,000-point club as 5th ranked South Carolin (5-0) rolled past USC Upstate (3-3) 112-32 Thursday at Colonial Life Arena.
The Gamecocks had 6 players who finished in double figures as the 112 points scored by the team was a new high under head coach Dawn Staley.
Harris poured in 18 points, tied for the game high, while pulling down 7 rebounds, dishing out 6 assists and tallying 2 steals. Freshman Aliyah Boston also scored 18 points and notched 10 rebounds for her 3rd double-double of the season, while also blocking 3 shots.
Sophomore Destanni Henderson came off the bench to tally 15 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals. Sophomore Victoria Saxton scored 14 points off the bench to go along with her 8 rebounds and a pair of steals.
Senior Mikiah Herbert Harrigan made her presence felt with 13 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 assists. Redshirt-freshman Laeticia Amihere scored a career-high 10 points and tied her career best 6 rebounds.
Freshman Olivia Thompson of Lexington High School hit a 3-pointer with 8:24 left to put South Carolina over the century mark.
South Carolina travels to the Upstate to face archrival Clemson University at 2 pm Sunday. Swansea graduate Danae McNeal has played in 4 games as a freshman for the Tigers.