The Daily Gamecock

South Carolina women's basketball wins first game against UConn in school history 70-52

Freshman guard Zia Cooke attempts to keep the ball away from two UConn players. Cooke scored 15 points and had four rebounds against the Huskies.
Freshman guard Zia Cooke attempts to keep the ball away from two UConn players. Cooke scored 15 points and had four rebounds against the Huskies.
Senior forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan looks to find an open teammate while playing UConn Feb. 10. Herbert Harrigan scored 10 points in the game against the Huskies.
Senior forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan looks to find an open teammate while playing UConn Feb. 10. Herbert Harrigan scored 10 points in the game against the Huskies.
Junior guard Lele Grissett goes up for a shot while UConn players attempt to block her. Grissett scored 2 points against the Huskies.
Junior guard Lele Grissett goes up for a shot while UConn players attempt to block her. Grissett scored 2 points against the Huskies.
Gamecock head coach Dawn Staley looks at the referee after a call that was just made. Staley has been the Gamecocks’ head coach for 11 seasons.
Gamecock head coach Dawn Staley looks at the referee after a call that was just made. Staley has been the Gamecocks’ head coach for 11 seasons.
Senior forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan shoots the ball in a scoring attempt. Harrigan scored 10 points, seven rebounds and two assists against the Huskies.
Senior forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan shoots the ball in a scoring attempt. Harrigan scored 10 points, seven rebounds and two assists against the Huskies.
Senior forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan stands at defense against UConn. This was South Carolina's first victory over UConn in school history.
Senior forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan stands at defense against UConn. This was South Carolina's first victory over UConn in school history.
Freshman forward Aliyah Boston attempts to make a basket. Boston scored 13 points, 12 rebounds and one assist against UConn.
Freshman forward Aliyah Boston attempts to make a basket. Boston scored 13 points, 12 rebounds and one assist against UConn.
South Carolina’s bench celebrates after one of its players scored a 3-point shot during the second half. The Gamecocks had multiple 3-point shots to start the second half.

South Carolina’s bench celebrates after one of its players scored a 3-point shot during the second half. The Gamecocks had multiple 3-point shots to start the second half.