Mitchell leads No. 2 South Carolina past Arkansas, 73-56

Mitchell leads No. 2 South Carolina past Arkansas, 73-56


AP Sports Writer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Tiffany Mitchell had 15 points, five steals and three blocks as No. 2 South Carolina shot 52.1 percent while earning a 73-56 win over Arkansas on Thursday night.

The Gamecocks (25-1, 13-0 Southeastern Conference) have won three straight following a loss at No. 1 Connecticut, and reached 25 wins for the fourth straight season under coach Dawn Staley. The school had previously won at least 25 games a total of three times in 37 seasons.

Alaina Coates and A'ja Wilson added 14 points each for South Carolina, which was 25 of 48 from the field. The Gamecocks, the top-shooting team in the SEC, were also 7 for 17 on 3-point attempts - including 3 of 4 by Asia Dozier.

Jessica Jackson had 20 points to lead the Razorbacks (15-10, 5-8), who had won four of its last five games.

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