WHO: South Carolina (11-1) vs. Western Carolina (3-7)
WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Colonial Life Arena
RADIO: WISW-AM 1320
SERIES: USC leads 4-0
COACHES: Dawn Staley (78-59 in five seasons at USC, 250-139 in 13 seasons), Karen Middleton (33-69 in four seasons, all at Western Carolina)
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Gamecock defense has held nine of its 12 opponents to less than 50 points. ... Senior guard Ieasia Walker needs four steals to become the 13th Gamecock to swipe at least 200 in her career. ... Both Western Carolina head coach Karen Middleton and assistant coach Tréka McMillian enjoyed four-year playing careers at South Carolina. ... Sophomore forward Aleighsa Welch has recorded six double-doubles, the most in the SEC this season.
From Staff Reports