Wilson gets big send-off on Gamecocks Senior Night before LSU matchup

Wilson gets big send-off on Gamecocks Senior Night before LSU matchup

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Thursday's game was an exciting night for Gamecocks women's basketball.

The seventh-ranked USC women's team returned to Colonial Life Arena to face No. 24 LSU, but the night proved to be a little more special.

The Gamecocks also celebrated Senior Night with guard Lindsey Spann and superstar A'ja Wilson, who played her final regular season home basketball game.

"I've just been thinking about it," Wilson said. "Day in and day out, just like when I'm laying in bed, I'm like, 'Geez, I'm a senior!' Like, I remember committing, like yesterday. It just seems so, so long ago, but it's all good.

Wilson has become one of the most popular players in Gamecock history and he's also been one of the most productive. In her career, she's scored over 2,000 points, collected 1,000 rebounds, and picked up several accolades along the way. However, Wilson has one memory that stands above them all.

"Definitely have to say the national championship," she said. "That definitely was one of the reasons why I committed here, came here, and to have that happen my junior year, it's been a lot of fun. Definitely shows that hard work pays off and that has to be my top."

Wilson once again shined at Colonial Life Arena Thursday night. She scored 27 points to lead USC to a 57-48 win over the Tigers to give Carolina their 23rd win of the year.

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