WHO: No. 16 South Carolina (20-5, 8-4 SEC); Mississippi (9-15, 2-9)
WHEN: 2 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Tad Smith Coliseum, Oxford, Mississippi
TV: SEC Network
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SERIES: Mississippi leads 17-15
COACHES: Dawn Staley (87-63 in five seasons at USC, 259-143 in 13 seasons); Brett Frank (9-15 in one season at Mississippi)
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Gamecocks look to bounce back from two consecutive heartbreaking losses. They dropped a last-second two-point contest to Texas A&M a week ago and blew a 14-point halftime lead in losing to Kentucky by four points on Thursday. ... USC allowed more than 60 points for the second time this season in the last outing against Kentucky.. ... USC shot 56 percent against the Wildcats, a season-high.....South Carolina is third in the country in scoring defense, allowing 49 points per game. ... A South Carolina victory would be its 100th in SEC regular-season play. ... Elem Ibiam is listed as day-to-day following surgery on Feb. 15 to repair a broken nose she suffered in practice on February 6. ... The Gamecocks have won three in a row against the Rebels and six of the past eight meetings. ... South Carolina is 14th in the latest RPI released on Feb. 11. ... Mississippi broke a four-game losing streak by defeating Mississippi State 65-51 on Thursday.