South Carolina Basketball: Gamecocks stay undefeated after lopsided in-state win

South Carolina basketball dominated Presbyterian College to move to 10-0 on the season.

South Carolina basketball coach Dawn Staley
South Carolina basketball coach Dawn Staley / Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports
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South Carolina Basketball vs. Presbyterian:
Statistics, Scoring, and Observations

A shorthanded South Carolina basketball squad led from start to finish and dominated Presbyterian with some high-level defense. Even without Raven Johnson, the gamecocks won 99-29. Here are the stats from the game:

Presbyterian

Points

Leader: Tilda Sjokvist with 12

Rebounds

Leader: Nuria Cunill with 6

Assists

Leader: Bryanna Brady with 2

Steals

Leader: Tilda Sjokvist with 2

Blocks

Leader: None

Other

Presbyterian made four field goals in the final three quarters; for the game, the Blue Hose shot 15.6% from the field

South Carolina

Points

Leader: MiLaysia Fulwiley with 18

Rebounds

Leader: Ashlyn Watkins with 12

Assists

Leader: Te-Hina Paopao with 6

Steals

Leader: MiLaysia Fulwiley with 4

Blocks

Leader: Kamilla Cardoso with 7

Other

As a team, the Gamecocks had 17 blocks and 14 steals; two Gamecocks (Ashlyn Watkins and Chloe Kitts) had double-doubles; MiLaysia Fulwiley tied her career-high in scoring (8); Ashlyn Watkins had 6 blocks; 7 Gamecocks scored in double-figures (Fulwiley, Kitts, Watkins, Kamilla Cardoso, Sakima Walker, and Bree Hall)

BOX SCORE

OBSERVATIONS

  • Starters: Te-Hina Paopao-MiLaysia Fulwiley-Bree Hall-Chloe Kitts-Kamilla Cardoso
  • Raven Johnson missed the game with general soreness.
  • MiLaysia Fulwiley had 8 points, a steal, and a block in just 1:45 of the game clock. She finished the 1st half with 12 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks, and 1 steal.
  • The Gamecocks held PC to just 5 points in the 2nd quarter, including just one made field goal.
  • After some slack defense at times in the 1st quarter, the Gamecocks were suffocating the rest of the game.
  • All ten players scored. Two (Chloe Kitts and Ashlyn Watkins) had double-doubles.
  • Carolina held Presbyterian to just 4 made field goals in the final 3 quarters of the game.
  • MiLaysia Fulwiley (18) and Sakima Walker (12) set season-highs in scoring. Fulwiley, as a freshman, set a career-high.

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