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Former Gamecock Gray Scores New Career-High in Wings Win over Dream

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 21 points and had seven assists, Allisha Gray added 20 points, and the Dallas Wings beat the Atlanta Dream 94-84 on Wednesday night. Atlanta trailed by 10 points early in the fourth quarter but pulled to 86-82 with 1:28 left on Brittney Sykes’ 3-pointer. Gray answered with Dallas’ first 4-point play of the…

For Dawn Staley, coaching in the WNBA is not an option

Dawn Staley is the most sought-after coach in women’s basketball right now, after her Gamecocks took down Mississippi State in an all-SEC battle in the National Championship on April 2 in Dallas. In most sports, the natural progression of success leads from the college ranks to professional, but for Staley, coaching in the WNBA is not, and probably won’t ever…

Mitchell 9th WNBA Draft Pick By Indiana

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – South Carolina senior Tiffany Mitchell was the ninth pick in the first round of the 2016 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm tonight, the sixth Gamecock all-time to be selected. She becomes the program’s third first-round selection and the first under head coach Dawn Staley.   Mitchell’s Gamecock career closed with the school record for…