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    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When All-American forward AJa Wilson struggled to score and got saddled with fouls early in the third quarter, South Carolinas newest players came to the rescue. Melvin Ingram Jersey .Transfer guards Kaela Davis and Allisha Gray combined for 61 points in their debuts and the No. 7 Gamecocks opened their season by defeating seventh-ranked Ohio State 92-80 on Monday.Davis, a two-time All-ACC selection and the conferences leading scorer in 2014-15 for Georgia Tech before transferring and sitting out last season, had 37 points. She scored seven points to help the Gamecocks go from a two-point lead to a 64-56 advantage in the third quarter.Sitting out a year was tough but we were excited to come in and play such a good team as Ohio State she said. To be able to get a win is a great start for us and me.Gray, a transfer from North Carolina, added 24 points for the Gamecocks, who beat the Buckeyes 88-80 at home to open last season. Alaina Coates had 10 points and 13 reboundsThe wait was worth it, Gray said. Its a great feeling to be back.Kelsey Mitchell led Ohio State (1-1) with 27 points despite picking up two fouls in the first quarter. Sierra Calhoun had 18 points and Shayla Cooper 15.Our defense wasnt up to par, Ohio State coach Kevin McGuff said. When you play a great team like South Carolina, if youre not going to defend youre not going to win.The Gamecocks did their damage despite Wilson scoring only five points. She picked up her third foul with 5:10 remaining in the third and the Gamecocks up 52-48, but she remained in the game only to exit 40 seconds later on her fourth foul.Her absence paved the way for Davis and Gray, who had 22 and 14 points in the second half, respectively.With Wilson getting in foul trouble early that made it difficult to get the ball inside, Gray said. It was one of those games we had to apply ourselves and maybe take certain shots we wouldnt take in other games.NO SOLACEMitchell took no satisfaction in limiting Wilson to 11 points below her season average last season, I dont know how much you can talk about that because they still won and we didnt do good on defense.NOT SO FASTThe tempo was slower than what the teams displayed in their last meeting, in part because 51 fouls (29 to Ohio State) ruined the rhythm. Compared to last years game, that was like watching paint dry, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said.TIP-INSSouth Carolina: The Gamecocks began their 43rd season and the ninth under Staley. They are 31-12 in openers, including 9-9 on the road. ... South Carolina is one of two teams (UConn the other) to appear in every AP top five since the start of the 2014-15 season.Ohio State: It was a busy night in Value City Arena. The OSU men played North Carolina Central University three hours after the womens game started at 6 p.m. ET. This was the womens first game in the building this season after playing Duquesne in nearby St. John Arena.UP NEXTSouth Carolina: The Gamecocks host Hampton on Sunday to start a three-game homestand.Ohio State: The third of four straight home games is Wednesday vs. Cleveland State. Antonio Gates Jersey . - Connor McDavid scored 53 seconds into overtime as the Erie Otters came from behind to defeat the visiting Guelph Storm 4-3 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action. Custom Los Angeles Chargers Jerseys . Denis Coderre, the former federal MP who was elected mayor on Nov. 3, has drawn the ire of some Montreal Canadiens. During last nights game he tweeted: "Hello? Can we get a one-way ticket to (minor-league) Hamilton for David Desharnais please. http://www.chargersauthenticofficialonline.com/authentic-jahleel-addae-jersey.html . Its sharpness matched my mind. This was no night to go to sleep. Australias recent failings have raised questions over the effectiveness of Cricket Australias highly-proclaimed high-performance system. Steven Smith, writes Mike Coward in Fox Sports, now needs to ensure that the game returns to the dressing room, because even the very best need timely reminders of how to occupy the crease and build an innings.How did it come to this? Of course, there are other factors at play. There is the hypocrisy of administrators who speak of the primacy of Test match cricket while busily devaluing Sheffield Shield cricket and devoting all their time and energy to short-foorm tournaments most notably the crudely but aptly named Big Bash League. Jatavis Brown Jersey. There is the naked avarice of the same administrators who pay scant regard to the physical and mental welfare of their finest players by planning much too much cricket. And now there is this mad obsession with the need for day-night Test cricket with a pink ball. Good luck to any newbies who must begin their Test careers under lights at Adelaide and Brisbane over the next few weeks. NFL Jerseys China NFL Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys China Jerseys Discount NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' '
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