Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Aleighsa Welch notched a double-double with
21 points and 11 rebounds as the top-seeded South Carolina Gamecocks edged out
the ninth-seeded Oregon State Beavers, 78-69, in an NCAA Tournament second-
round clash at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Tiffany Mitchell also tallied a double-double for the Gamecocks (29-4), netting 20 points to go along with 10 rebounds. South Carolina will advance to the Sweet 16 to face fourth-seeded North Carolina on Sunday. Khadijah Sessions chipped in 13 points in the win.
Jamie Weisner scored 21 points, hitting 5-of-