COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH) - The South Carolina women's basketball team tied the school record for wins to open a season with a 69-35 victory over Furman Sunday afternoon.
The win improves the Gamecocks' record to 10-0.
Freshman guard Tiffany Mitchell led the team in scoring, pouring in 16 points, and tied senior guard Ieasia Walker for most steals, grabbing five. Walkerâ??s five steals were one shy of her career high, and she also added nine points.
South Carolinaâ??s 34-point margin of victory is the third largest in the Dawn Staley era and the highest this season. The Gamecocks turned 24 Furman turnovers into 31 points and scored 42 of their 69 points in the paint.
The No. 21 Gamecocks are not back in action until Wednesday, December 19, when No. 1 Stanford visits Colonial Life Arena.