FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 11 points and Jatarie White added 10 and South Carolina beat Wisconsin 67-44 yesterday in the Junkanoo Jam. It was South Carolina’s first game as the No. 1 team in the country. The Gamecocks will face Syracuse today.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Lanerryl Johnson scored 27 points and Cal State Fullerton beat Wright State 67-62 last night. Josh Gentry added 14 points and Alex Harris 10 while Joe Boyd grabbed 10 rebounds for the Titans. JT Yoho scored 20 points and had nine rebounds for the Raiders.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fred Miller scored 15 points and Ty Greene added 14 with four assists as South Carolina-Upstate defeated Florida International 68-53 in the opener of the Spartanburg Marriott Upstate Classic yesterday. It’s the best five-game start for Upstate since joining Division I in 2007-08.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Ronrico White scored 21 points — 18 of which came in the second half — and Casey Jones added 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chattanooga past Coastal Carolina 78-67 in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis’ mainland bracket yesterday. White had scored 31 points in the Mocs’ first five games.