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JUNKANOO JAM - St. Georges High School - Freeport, GB

No. 1 South Carolina stops Wisconsin at Junkanoo Jam

3292 days ago
Associated Press
Photo: Richard Shiro | AP

FREEPORT, Bahamas -- Tina Roy scored 11 points and Jatarie White added 10, and No. 1 South Carolina beat Wisconsin 67-44 on Thursday in the Junkanoo Jam.

It was South Carolina's first game as the No. 1 team in the country. The Gamecocks (4-0) will face No. 22 Syracuse on Friday.

After a sluggish start, the Gamecocks got going. They led 15-14 before going on a 16-4 run to close the half. South Carolina scored the first 10 points during its burst which was capped by a 3-pointer by Roy.

The Gamecocks led 31-18 at the half. Wisconsin (1-3) closed to 11 but South Carolina used a 12-3 run to put the game away.

Michala Johnson scored 13 to lead the Badgers.