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Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

UConn 54, South Carolina 33 after three quarters. Can the Gamecocks at least make a run in the 4th quarter?

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

The crowd has not had much of a chance to be a factor tonight. Another thing that UConn tends to do: neutralize foes' homecourt advantage.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

A'ja Wilson not out to warm up before second half, not on bench. Asia Dozier not playing this game because of hand injury.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Tiffany Mitchell not attacking like she usually does. Admittedly, UConn makes it hard to do that. But wonder if she's still sore, too (Back)

Imovbioh cuts into UConn lead

Gamecocks F Sarah Imovbioh's three-point play in the second quarter helped South Carolina slim No. 1 UConn's lead to 10 at halftime on ESPN2.

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LaChina Robinson @Lives2Inspire

Sidenote..I am a HUGE Napheesa Collier fan. She has an innate ability to find the ball, and uses every inch of her frame, rare for her size.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

South Carolina fans at last get to wave the "3" cards they all had on their seats, thanks to Tiffany Mitchell.

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Senior Sarah Imovbioh has been able to give Gamecocks a lift a few times this year. They could use that now.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

A'ja Wilson was hurting that whole trip down the court before she just went to the floor. Now she's headed back to locker room.

Stewart's three extends UConn's lead

Breanna Stewart has scored seven of UConn's last 10 points. The Huskies now have their largest lead of the game at 15 in the second quarter on ESPN2.

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