Women’s basketball: USC vs. Western Carolina

December 28, 2012 

WHO: South Carolina (11-1) vs. Western Carolina (3-7)

WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Colonial Life Arena

TV: None

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

STARTING LINEUPS

GAMECOCKS

POS.HT.NAMEPPG
F6-0Ashley Bruner9.7
F6-0Aleighsa Welch12.7
G5-8Ieasia Walker8.4
G5-10Sancheon White5.7
G5-9Tiffany Mitchell11.3

CATAMOUNTS

POS.HT.NAMEPPG
F5-10Diamond Hunnicutt9.1
G5-8Ali Lane8.6
G5-4Hana Haden2.7
F6-0Alex Abraham3.4
F6-2Shauna Terry4.6

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