Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C.- No. 12/13 South Carolina women's basketball led wire-to-wire to take down Ole Miss 76-42 at Colonial Life Arena on Thursday night. The Gamecocks (17-5, 9-1 SEC) got over 40 points from the bench for the second-straight game, led by redshirt-senior Nelly Perry, who scored a team-high 13 points, her most in a Carolina uniform.
Perry scored her 13 points on 5-of-8 from the floor, including 3-of-4 from the 3-point line. Freshmen Victaria Saxton and Destanni Henderson each added 12 points, the second-straight game that both have scored in double figures. Saxton also contributed two blocks and two steals, while Henderson collected five rebounds and dished out five assists. Alexis Jennings poured in 12 of her own while grabbing six rebounds in 22 minutes.Te'a Cooper was the final Gamecock in double figures with 11, including five coming from the charity stripe.