Women's pregame: USC at Georgia

January 12, 2013 

WHO: No. 18 South Carolina (14-2, 2-1); NO. 13 Georgia (14-2, 2-1)

WHEN: 1 pm Sunday

WHERE: Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Ga.


SERIES: Georgia leads, 32-7

COACHES: Dawn Staley (253-140 in 13 seasons; 81-60 in five seasons at USC); Andy Landers (891-291 in 38 seasons; 809-270 in 33 seasons at Georgia)

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: A victory by the Gamecocks would be their second straight over the Bulldogs, something they have accomplished one other time in school history. The two teams have split the past four meetings. ... South Carolina has held 12 of 16 opponents to under 50 points and is fourth in the country allowing 47.4 points per game. The Gamecocks have allowed over 60 points once. ... Sancheon White is averaging a team-best 7.0 rebounds in SEC play. The senior has also averaged two steals per game in SEC play. ... Aleighsa Welch is fifth in the SEC in rebounding (8.6) and leads the league in offensive rebounds (4.4). ... Ieasia Walker needs 25 points to reach 1,000 points for her career. ... USC has used the same starting line-up in all 16 games. Those five starters have accounted for 75 percent of the offense.


F 6-0 Ashley Bruner 9.3
F 6-0 Aleighsa Welch 12.2
G 5-8 Ieasia Walker 8.8
G 5-10 Sancheon White 6.1
G 5-9 Tiffany Mitchell 10.8
F 5-10 Shacobia Barbee 5.7
F 6-2 Jasmine Hassell 11.9
G 5-9 Jasmine Jones 12.6
G 5-9 Khaalidah Miller 10.0
G 5-9 Erika Ford 7.5

Chris Dearing

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