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Final

Savannah State 40

(5-7, 2-5 away)

(13) South Carolina 82

(12-1, 8-0 home)

12:00 PM ET, December 28, 2013

The Colonial Center, Columbia, South Carolina

1 2 T
SAV 25 1540
#13SCAR 43 3982

Top Performers

Savannah State: J. Kirkland 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk

South Carolina: T. Mitchell 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl

No. 13 South Carolina whips Savannah State 82-40

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- 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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAV
SCAR
Points 40 82
FG Made-Attempted 13-49 (.265) 24-47 (.511)
3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 4-6 (.667)
FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 30-48 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
SAV
SCAR
PointsJ. Kirkland 19T. Mitchell 18
ReboundsB. Dorsey 6A. Coates 12
AssistsB. Dorsey 2A. Welch 5
StealsE. Kalu 2T. Mitchell 5
BlocksJ. Williams 1A. Coates 3

2013-14 Season

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