Player of the Week: South Carolina's Tyasha Harris showed masterful control of tempo on both sides of the ball to engineer a pair of ranked wins on the week. She was the team's top scorer against UConn, adding 11 assists for her first double-double of the season and 10th of her career. She played the full 40 minutes against UConn and did not commit a turnover. Between her points (19) and points scored on her assists (28), had her hands on 67.1 percent of the Gamecocks' offense against the Huskies. Had a personal 10-2 run to close first and open second quarter against UConn, posting six points and six assists in the second quarter alone. Did her damage at Arkansas in the first half - 6 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds in opening 20 minutes - to power Gamecocks to 13-point halftime advantage. Has handed out five or more assists in nine of her last 10 games.
Freshman of the Week: South Carolina's Aliyah Boston posted back-to-back double-doubles for fourth time this season, just the first time against two ranked opponents. She was a "game time decision" at Arkansas after an injury in the previous game, but dominated the game on both ends. She scored 10 of her 18 points against the Razorbacks off her offensive rebounds and nearly had her double-double in the first half at Arkansas (12 pts/9 rebs). Her seven blocks at Arkansas was one shy of the program record for blocks in an SEC game. Against UConn, reeled in nine of her 12 rebounds in the first quarter as UConn shot just 6.3 percent from the field, adding two blocks and to steals to her first 10 minutes on the court. She averages a double-double against ranked opponents (14.6 ppg/10.6 rpg) with 3.1 bpg.