South Carolina women’s basketball alums finished off the 2018 WNBA season on Sunday with A’ja Wilson, Tiffany Mitchell, Alaina Coates and Allisha Gray all playing their final regular season games of the year.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Dawn Staley is the best basketball coach in country during a Monday ceremony where former S.C. Gov. Richard “Dick” Riley donated his personal artifacts to the University of South Carolina.
Former South Carolina women’s basketball player Tina Roy returned to Columbia to join the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, and the Gamecock alum remains close with the program and coach Dawn Staley.
On Thursday, former South Carolina women’s basketball great A’ja Wilson took to Twitter to predict who would win in a game of one-on-one: Gamecock coach Dawn Staley or NBA legend Bill Laimbeer, her new coach.
South Carolina women’s basketball freshman Destanni Henderson is the highest-rated recruit to come to the Gamecocks out of high school since A’ja Wilson, and the McDonald’s All-American is all in on USC.
South Carolina women’s basketball has four newcomers for the 2018-2019 season — three freshmen and graduate transfer Nelly Perry, from Clemson, who has the ability and maturity to contribute right away, according to Dawn Staley.
Former South Carolina women’s basketball player A’ja Wilson has taken the WNBA by storm, and the Gamecock alum is already one of the most influential people in sports culture, according to Bleacher Report.
Former South Carolina basketball player Allisha Gray earned a Kids Choice Sports Award from Nickelodeon for Favorite Newcomer on Friday, with Gamecock fans voting her past names from the MLB, NBA and NFL.
South Carolina women’s basketball has lost its biggest frontcourt threat from last season in A’ja Wilson, but incoming freshman Victaria Saxton hopes to develop and contribute for the Gamecocks right away in her place.
South Carolina women’s basketball and Team USA coach Dawn Staley will host the best players in the country in September, and Gamecock fans can watch them scrimmage before the U.S. heads to the World Cup.