No. 7 Gamecocks rout Rebels

By The Sports Network
January 30, 2014 - 11:03pm

Columbia, SC ( - Alaina Coates led six South Carolina
scorers in double figures with 24 points as the seventh-ranked Gamecocks
dominated Ole Miss for a 99-70 victory on Thursday.

Tiffany Mitchell scored 15 with eight assists and Elem Ibiam had 14 points, eight rebounds and five blocks for South Carolina (19-2, 7-1 SEC), which has won 10 of its last 11. Coates added 12 rebounds to her line coming off the bench.

Aleighsa Welch, Khadijah Sessions and Tiffany Davis all added 11 points in the victory.

Valencia McFarland netted 24 and Tia Faleru added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Rebels (10-12, 1-7), who have lost seven of their last eight.

South Carolina led 21-12 but Ole Mi