COLUMBIA, S.C. - USC's 22nd-ranked women's basketball team scored the first 12 points of the night on its way to a 96-35 victory over North Greenville in an exhibition game at Colonial Life Arena Friday night.
A pair of Gamecock centers in junior Elem Ibiam and freshman Alaina Coates led the scoring with 20 points each.
Tiffany Mitchell added 19 points and junior forward Aleighsa Welch scored 15. Welch also grabbed nine rebounds and handed out seven assists, both team-highs.
South Carolina used all 11 players who were available for tonight's game, with all but two logging double-digit minutes.