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High Point 49

(5-5, 2-4 away)

South Carolina 87

(6-4, 6-2 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 20, 2006

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    HP 21 2849
    SCAR 47 4087

    South Carolina 87, High Point 49

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Iva Sliskovic recorded South Carolina's first triple-double since 2003 in leading the Gamecocks to an 87-49 victory over High Point on Wednesday night.

    Sliskovic posted 18 points -- a season-high -- 15 rebounds and 10 assists, a career-high. Melanie Johnson recorded 17 points and seven rebounds for the Gamecocks (6-4), followed by Lauren Simms with 12 points, and Ilona Burgrova with 11. It was Burgrova's first start of the season.

    High Point (5-5) used 3-pointers to keep the game close in the opening minutes before the Gamecocks used a 16-0 run lasting 3:12 to give the Gamecocks a 24-6 lead. South Carolina led 47-21 at the half.

    The Gamecocks' lead never went below 26 points in the final stanza and increased to as many as 39 points.

    The Gamecocks out-rebounded the Panthers 62-33 in the game. South Carolina also picked 10 steals.

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