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No. 2 South Carolina seeking steadiness after SEC crown

South Carolina's Tiffany Mitchell drives in for a lay up while defended by Mississippi State's Ketara Chapel during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her latest Southeastern Conference champions are better equipped to handle what’s next than her first group a season ago.

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No. 2 South Carolina women top No. 11 Mississippi St. 69-50

South Carolina's Aleighsa Welch, center, drives against Mississippi State's Ketara Chapel, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points to lead No. 2 South Carolina to a 69-50 victory over No. 11 Mississippi State and clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference championship Thursday night.

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Clemson, Leggett seeking needed wins over South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Jack Leggett is treating his latest series with South Carolina just like any other. The Tigers, though, understand the time is now to turn around a rivalry series the Gamecocks have largely owned the past decade.

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Welch’s 19 points lead No. 2 Gamecocks to 71-66 victory

Tennessee forward Bashaara Graves, left, drives to the basket as South Carolina center Elem Ibiam, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee to remain perfect in Southeastern Conference play, 71-66 Monday night.

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SEC Showdown: No. 2 Gamecocks, No. 6 Lady Vols vie for title

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina faces another showdown, one perhaps to show who’s got control of the Southeastern Conference.

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