South Carolina Women's Basketball 2023 NCAA Tournament Capsule


South Carolina Gamecocks

SEC (32-0, 16-0)

Big Wins: 11/20 at Stanford (76-71), 2/12 LSU (88-64)
Bad Losses: None
Coach: Dawn Staley
Probable Starters:
Aliyah Boston, Senior, Forward, 13.3 ppg, 9.7 rpg, 2.0 bpg
Victaria Saxton, Senior, Forward, 5.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg
Brea Beal, Senior, Guard, 6.2 ppg, 2.7 apg, 4.2 rpg, 1.1 bpg
Zia Cooke, Senior, Guard, 15.3 ppg, 2.1 apg
Kierra Fletcher, Senior, Guard, 4.6 ppg, 1.9 apg
Key Role Players:
Laeticia Amihere, Senior, Forward, 7.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.1 bpg
Kamilla Cardoso, Junior, Center, 10.0 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2.0 bpg
Raven Johnson, Freshman, Guard, 4.0 ppg, 3.4 apg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 81.3 (6th in nation, 2nd in conference)
Scoring Defense: 50.3 (2, 1)
Field-Goal Percentage: 46.6 (14, 2)
Field-Goal Defense: 31.2 (2, 1)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 4.5 (290, 12)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 31.0 (176, 8)
Free-Throw Percentage: 68.5 (246, 9)
Rebound Margin: 21.1 (1, 1)
Assists Per Game: 16.2 (28, 1)
Turnovers Per Game: 12.8 (22, 1)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2022NCAARound of 64 win over Howard
2022NCAARound of 32 win over Miami (FL)
2022NCAARegional Semifinal win over North Carolina
2022NCAARegional Final win over Creighton
2022NCAANational Semifinal win over Louisville
2022NCAANational Final win over Connecticut
2021NCAARound of 64 win over Mercer
2021NCAARound of 32 win over Oregon State
2021NCAARegional Semifinal win over Georgia Tech
2021NCAARegional final win over Texas
2021NCAANational Semifinal loss to Stanford
2019NCAAFirst Round win over Belmont
2019NCAASecond Round win over Florida State
2019NCAAThird Round loss to Baylor
2018NCAARound of 64 win over North Carolina A&T
2018NCAARound of 32 win over Virginia
2018NCAARegional Semifinal win over Buffalo
2018NCAARegional Final loss to Connecticut
2017NCAARound of 64 win over UNC Asheville
2017NCAARound of 32 win over Arizona State
2017NCAARegional Semifinal win over Quinnipiac
2017NCAARegional Final win over Florida State
2017NCAANational Semifinal win over Stanford
2017NCAANational Final win over Mississippi State
2016NCAARound of 64 win over Jacksonville
2016NCAARound of 32 win over Kansas State
2016NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Syracuse
2015NCAARound of 64 win over Savannah State
2015NCAARound of 32 win over Syracuse
2015NCAARegional Semifinal win over North Carolina
2015NCAARegional Final win over Florida State
2015NCAANational Semifinal loss to Notre Dame
2014NCAARound of 64 win over Cal State Northridge
2014NCAARound of 32 win over Oregon State
2014NCAARegional Semifinal loss to North Carolina
2013NCAARound of 64 win over South Dakota State
2013NCAARound of 32 loss to Kansas
2012NCAARound of 64 win over Eastern Michigan
2012NCAARound of 32 win over Purdue
2012NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Stanford
2011NITRound of 64 win over Appalachian State
2011NITRound of 32 loss to Charlotte
2008NITSecond Round loss to North Carolina State
2008NITFirst Round loss to North Carolina A&T
2007NITSecond Round win over Hartford
2007NITThird Round loss to Hofstra
2006NITFirst Round loss to Xavier
2003NCAARound of 64 win over Chattanooga
2003NCAARound of 32 loss to Penn State
*all team stats through 3/2