COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points and the South Carolina defense made sure Savannah State was no challenge in an 82-40 rout Saturday afternoon.
Alaina Coates came off the bench to score 17 points and grab 12 rebounds for the Gamecocks (12-1). Aleighsa Welch added 14 points and Asia Dozier had 10. Mitchell also had seven rebounds, five steals and four assists.
Senior reserve Jasmine Kirkland topped Savannah State (5-7) with 19 points, one shy of her career high. No starter had more than three points as they combined for 10 points. Kirkland hit 6 of 9 shots and 7 of 8 free throws.
South Carolina held the Tigers to 26.5 percent shooting and forced 19 turnovers. Coates hit 4 of 5 shots and made 9 of 14 free throws. The Gamecocks went 30 of 48 from the foul line while Savannah State was 12 of 14.
South Carolina whips Savannah State, 82-40
Gamecock Anthem Top Stories
Draft day: Cardinals on the clockThe Arizona Cardinals are looking for their quarterback of the future, but will the team trust its draft board or work to secure a signal-caller early?
CardinalsSourceYesterday at 10:13 AM
New 2018 Target Emerging for UGA:Dawg Post breaks down new Georgia targets in the 2018 class.
Dawg PostYesterday at 7:12 AM
Morning Manny: Defensive Backs ReviewManny Benton reviews the Redskins DB positions prior to the NFL Draft.
Breaking BurgundyYesterday at 6:37 AM
Bank Blog: OSU's 2018 Recruiting Class LookOhio State has added five highly rated players to the 2018 recruiting class in April, and now sit at the number-five spot in the latest class rankings. Let's look at each commit,…
Buckeye SportsYesterday at 5:46 AM
Brown garners elite attentionFive-star prospect Christian Brown was one of the top performers at the adidas Gauntlet, and elite schools continue to make him a priority recruit.
Scout HoopsWednesday at 11:32 AM