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Final

W Carolina 44

(3-8, 1-1 Southern)

(19) South Carolina 66

(12-1, 7-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

1 2 T
WCU 18 2644
#19SCAR 29 3766

Top Performers

Western Carolina: M. Campbell 9 Pts

South Carolina: T. Mitchell 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

Ieasia Walker tops 200 blocked shots in South Carolina win

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Tiffany Mitchell scored 12 points to lead No. 19 South Carolina to an easy 66-44 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday night.

Ieasia Walker had nine points for South Carolina (12-2), and her five blocks pushed her over the 200 mark for her career, the 13th Gamecocks player to reach that milestone.

Makensey Campbell and Lindsay Simpson scored nine points apiece for the Catamounts (3-9), who have lost five games in a row.

South Carolina shot 50 percent from the field (28 of 56) and 66.7 percent on 3-pointers (6 of 9). The Gamecocks won the turnover battle with 10 to the Catamounts' 20.

The only suspect statistic from South Carolina was the 4-of-14 shooting from the free throw line.

The Gamecocks led 29-18 at halftime, but with 13:38 left in the second, the advantage was 47-27.

South Carolina's only loss came against No. 1 Stanford, 53-49, on Dec. 19.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WCU
SCAR
Points 44 66
FG Made-Attempted 18-46 (.391) 28-56 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 3-6 (.500) 6-9 (.667)
FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 4-14 (.286)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 28

Game Leaders

 
WCU
SCAR
PointsM. Campbell 9T. Mitchell 12
ReboundsA. Lane 6E. Ibiam 9
AssistsA. Abraham 2I. Walker 4
StealsA. Abraham 1I. Walker 5
BlocksM. Stewart 2E. Ibiam 5

2012-13 Season

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