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Ruston, LA (WLTX) --- Senior post player Ashley Bruner dropped 17 points as South Carolina rolled over Louisiana Tech 82-58 Monday night.
The Gamecocks shot 48% percent from the field, including six 3-pointers. South Carolina took a 17-8 lead just seven minutes into the game. They also won the battle on the boards. USC held a 43-26 advantage in the rebounding category.
Senior guard Ieasia Walker dished out a career-best eight assists. Aleighsa Welch added another 14 points. Joining Bruner and Welch with double figures were Tiffany Mitchell, Wilka Montout and Walker. They had 13, 12 and 10 points, respectively.
South Carolina returns to Colonial Life Arena for a pair of games, beginning with Savannah State on Thu., Nov. 15, and closing with archrival Clemson on Sun., Nov. 18.