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Stringer honored, No. 4 Ohio State women beat Rutgers 82-70

Dec. 04, 2022 14:47 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — With Rutgers making a run at No. 4 Ohio State, Rebeka Mikulasikova and Taylor Mikesell wouldn't let the Buckeyes lose. Mikulasikova scored a career-high 31 points and Taylor Mikesell added 30 to help the Buckeyes beat Rutgers 82-70 on Sunday, a day that the...

Rutgers names court after former coach C. Vivian Stringer

Dec. 04, 2022 14:34 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers dedicated its court to former coach C. Vivian Stringer on Sunday before the team's game against No. 4 Ohio State. The 74-year-old won 1,055 games in her 50-year Hall of Fame career before retiring after last season. She was at Rutgers from 1995-2022...

Boston, Cardoso and No. 1 Gamecocks top Memphis 79-54

Dec. 03, 2022 18:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kamilla Cardoso is showing South Carolina's inside game is much more than throw it down low to All-American Aliyah Boston. The 6-foot-7 Cardoso had team-high 18 points and 10 rebounds as the top-ranked Gamecocks used their sizeable height advantage to take...

Boston, No. 1 South Carolina rally beat No. 15 UCLA 73-64

Nov. 30, 2022 11:56 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston looked as healthy as ever and that's rarely a good thing for No. 1 South Carolina's opponents. Boston had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks as the Gamecocks rallied from 10 points down to beat No. 15 UCLA 73-64 on Tuesday night. ...

Staley: SC's Boston a game-time decision vs. No. 15 UCLA

Nov. 28, 2022 16:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said Aliyah Boston's availability for No. 15 UCLA on Tuesday night is a game-time decision. Boston missed the final two quarters of the top-ranked Gamecocks 85-38 win over Hampton on Sunday after falling hard on a drive to the...

South Carolina tops women's AP Top 25; Stanford, UConn next

Nov. 28, 2022 13:35 PM EST

South Carolina remained the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll released Monday as the Gamecocks keep close watch on the foot injury of reigning Player of the Year Aliyah Boston. The Gamecocks received all 29 first-place votes in the poll released...

South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston in walking boot after fall

Nov. 27, 2022 15:23 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley doesn’t think she’ll be without reigning Associated Press Player of the Year Aliyah Boston for too long, if at all. Boston will be examined Monday after leaving the top-ranked Gamecocks' 85-38 win over Hampton on Sunday...

Rozier's big 4th quarter leads Hornets past Sixers 107-101

Nov. 23, 2022 22:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored nine of his 22 points in the final 5 minutes as the Charlotte Hornets rallied past the Philadelphia 76ers 107-101 on Wednesday night in a matchup of injury-riddled teams. Charlotte, which trailed by 13 points in the first half, won for...

Top-ranked South Carolina rolls to 79-36 win over Cal Poly

Nov. 22, 2022 22:55 PM EST

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Even in the early stages of the season, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has her team focused on tournament basketball in March and April. The Gamecocks closed a cross-country, four-game road trip with a 79-36 victory over Cal Poly Tuesday night that...

Staley, VanDerveer back Griner at S Carolina-Stanford game

Nov. 20, 2022 23:17 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Before top-ranked South Carolina boarded the bus and left Maples Pavilion after a big win over No. 2 Stanford, coach Dawn Staley had her Gamecocks write letters to Brittney Griner. On the arena concourse, a “Dear BG” table with an invitation to “Write...