No. 18 South Carolina women defeat Arkansas 43-40 - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

No. 18 South Carolina women defeat Arkansas 43-40

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Ashley Bruner scored 11 points and No. 18 South Carolina held off Arkansas 43-40 on Sunday.

South Carolina (18-3, 6-2 Southeastern), which has won four in a row, didn't score after Aleighsa Welch's 3-point play made it 43-36 Gamecocks with 3:44 to play. But Arkansas' last points came on Calli Berna's 3-pointer with 59 seconds to go.

Bruner also had seven assists and five steals. Tiffany Mitchell had eight points and a team-high eight rebounds for the Gamecocks, off to their best SEC start since 2001-02.

Arkansas (14-6, 2-5) was led by Jhasmin Bowen with 13 points. Berna and Quistelle Williams each had 10 rebounds for the Razorbacks.

South Carolina has allowed 60 or more points in a game only once this season, ranking third in the nation in scoring defense entering the week.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Bagley returns, leads No. 5 Duke past Syracuse 60-44

    Bagley returns, leads No. 5 Duke past Syracuse 60-44

    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-02-25 06:11:24 GMT

    Marvin Bagley III had 19 points in his return from a sprained knee, and No. 5 Duke beat Syracuse 60-44 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. 

    More >>

    Marvin Bagley III had 19 points in his return from a sprained knee, and No. 5 Duke beat Syracuse 60-44 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. 

    More >>
  • UNCW Held In Check As Appalachian State Ties Series

    UNCW Held In Check As Appalachian State Ties Series

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-02-25 01:00:58 GMT
    (Source: UNCW)(Source: UNCW)

    David Sheaffer doubled and homered for UNCW, but Appalachian State limited the Seahawks to two runs on four hits as the Mountaineers evened the weekend series with a 6-2 win on Saturday at Brooks Field. 

    More >>

    David Sheaffer doubled and homered for UNCW, but Appalachian State limited the Seahawks to two runs on four hits as the Mountaineers evened the weekend series with a 6-2 win on Saturday at Brooks Field. 

    More >>
  • Talley lifts Seahawks in Philly

    Talley lifts Seahawks in Philly

    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:57 PM EST2018-02-25 00:57:09 GMT
    UNCW softball splits pair of games in the Seahawk Softball Classic  (Source: UNCW)UNCW softball splits pair of games in the Seahawk Softball Classic (Source: UNCW)

    It was a redemption game for senior playmaker Jordon Talley and a key one for UNCW in its hopes for an opening-round bye in next week’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in Charleston. 

    More >>

    It was a redemption game for senior playmaker Jordon Talley and a key one for UNCW in its hopes for an opening-round bye in next week’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in Charleston. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly