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Watch live: UConn at South Carolina

With A'ja Wilson sidelined by a leg injury, No. 2 South Carolina is struggling to keep up with top-ranked UConn in the fourth quarter.

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Lady Vols fall to No. 25 in AP Top 25

As Tennessee falls to No. 25 in the latest AP poll, UConn and South Carolina stay on top for a No. 1 vs No. 2 showdown Monday night.

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ESPN's Rowe tweets surgery on tumor 'went well'

ESPN reporter Holly Rowe said surgery to remove a second chest tumor "went well" on Tuesday night after announcing she would undergo the operation earlier Tuesday.

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Team USA names finalists for WBB Olympic team

The group of 25 finalists for the U.S. women's basketball Olympic team has both longtime veterans of international play and the top college senior in the country, UConn's Breanna Stewart.

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Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

South Carolina crowd is *begging* Gamecocks to shoot from outside. But that's a weakness for this team. No getting around it.

UConn one quarter away from 60 straight

The top-ranked Huskies lead No. 2 South Carolina 54-33 after three quarters. UConn is searching for its 60th straight win. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

I have to admit I love the passion of the South Carolina fan who's sitting behind me. He's living and dying with every possession. :)

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UConn 54, South Carolina 33 after three quarters. Can the Gamecocks at least make a run in the 4th quarter?

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

The crowd has not had much of a chance to be a factor tonight. Another thing that UConn tends to do: neutralize foes' homecourt advantage.

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A'ja Wilson not out to warm up before second half, not on bench. Asia Dozier not playing this game because of hand injury.

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Tiffany Mitchell not attacking like she usually does. Admittedly, UConn makes it hard to do that. But wonder if she's still sore, too (Back)

Imovbioh cuts into UConn lead

Gamecocks F Sarah Imovbioh's three-point play in the second quarter helped South Carolina slim No. 1 UConn's lead to 10 at halftime on ESPN2.

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LaChina Robinson @Lives2Inspire

Sidenote..I am a HUGE Napheesa Collier fan. She has an innate ability to find the ball, and uses every inch of her frame, rare for her size.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

South Carolina fans at last get to wave the "3" cards they all had on their seats, thanks to Tiffany Mitchell.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Senior Sarah Imovbioh has been able to give Gamecocks a lift a few times this year. They could use that now.