No. 15 South Carolina women down Auburn 59-51 - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

No. 15 South Carolina women down Auburn 59-51

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Khadijah Sessions had a career-high 19 points off the bench as No. 15 South Carolina won its fifth straight game 59-51 over Southeastern Conference foe Auburn Sunday.

Sessions was 5 of 9 shooting and 8 of 9 at the foul line for the Gamecocks (19-3, 7-2). Tiffany Mitchell and Aleighsa Welch each added 10 points.

Reigning SEC Player of the Week Ieasia Walker pitched in eight points on just 2 of 7 shooting for South Carolina, though she did dish out five assists and record four steals.

Auburn's Hasina Muhammad entered having scored in double figures in 23 straight games - the eighth-longest streak in the country - but managed just seven points Sunday.

Tyrese Tanner and Tra'Cee Tanner each had 10 points for the Tigers (13-9, 2-7), who have lost six straight and 7 of 8.

South Carolina's defense held Auburn to just 39.3% shooting (22 of 56), including 2 of 8 3-point shooting.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Correction: US Open story

    Correction: US Open story

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:59:32 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.More >>
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.More >>
  • USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open

    USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:19:31 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:43:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dustin Johnson reacts after missing a putt on the 15th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dustin Johnson reacts after missing a putt on the 15th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    'A tale of two golf courses': USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open.More >>
    'A tale of two golf courses': USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open.More >>
  • Bacot earns gold medal with Team USA

    Bacot earns gold medal with Team USA

    Trinity rising senior Armando Bacot helped Team USA's U18 team to a gold medal at the FIBA Americas tournament in Canada this past weekend. Bacot says it was a great learning experience, as he now shifts his focus to his senior year with the Titans.

    More >>

    Trinity rising senior Armando Bacot helped Team USA's U18 team to a gold medal at the FIBA Americas tournament in Canada this past weekend. Bacot says it was a great learning experience, as he now shifts his focus to his senior year with the Titans.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly