The Daily Gamecock

Fans welcome Gamecock women's basketball home as team returns from Final Four

Junior forward Victaria Saxton, sophomore guard Brea Beal and sophomore forward Aliyah Boston wave at Gamecock fans.

Junior forward Victaria Saxton, sophomore guard Brea Beal and sophomore forward Aliyah Boston wave at Gamecock fans.

Fans wave, give a “thumbs up,” cheer and wave rally towels to praise the USC women’s basketball team, which had just returned.

Fans wave, give a “thumbs up,” cheer and wave rally towels to praise the USC women’s basketball team, which had just returned.

Fans wave, applaud, cheer and wave rally towels to praise and celebrate the return of the USC women’s basketball team.
Fans wave, applaud, cheer and wave rally towels to praise and celebrate the return of the USC women’s basketball team.
Gamecock superfan Gamecock Jesus makes an appearance at the women’s basketball team’s arrival at Colonial Life Arena.

Gamecock superfan Gamecock Jesus makes an appearance at the women’s basketball team’s arrival at Colonial Life Arena.

Fans wave, applaud, cheer and wave rally towels to praise and celebrate the return of the USC women’s basketball team.
Fans wave, applaud, cheer and wave rally towels to praise and celebrate the return of the USC women’s basketball team.
A golf cart leads the procession of Gamecock women's basketball players, with Cocky waving at the team's fans from the back of it.

A golf cart leads the procession of Gamecock women's basketball players, with Cocky waving at the team's fans from the back of it.

Junior forward Victaria Saxton, sophomore guard Brea Beal and sophomore forward Aliyah Boston wave at fans from the back of a truck that drove them in a procession-like fashion around the Colonial Life Arena parking lot.
Junior forward Victaria Saxton, sophomore guard Brea Beal and sophomore forward Aliyah Boston wave at fans from the back of a truck that drove them in a procession-like fashion around the Colonial Life Arena parking lot.
Sophomore forward Aliyah Boston and sophomore guard Brea Beal smile and wave at South Carolina women’s basketball fans.

Sophomore forward Aliyah Boston and sophomore guard Brea Beal smile and wave at South Carolina women’s basketball fans.

Freshman guard Eniya Russell and junior guard Destanni Henderson wave and give a “spurs up” to fans celebrating their performance and progress in the NCAA Tournament.
Freshman guard Eniya Russell and junior guard Destanni Henderson wave and give a “spurs up” to fans celebrating their performance and progress in the NCAA Tournament.