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Originally published Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:08 PM

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At a glance: South Carolina vs. Oregon State


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No. 1 seed South Carolina vs. No. 9 Oregon State

6:30 p.m. Tuesday (ESPN2)

Tickets: Adult $18; student/senior $14; group $10. For more information call 206-543-2200 or email tickets@uw.edu

Key players: South Carolina freshman center Alaina Coates, who’s a 6-foot-4 force inside, contributed 13 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks in Sunday’s win to advance. On the perimeter, there’s Tiffany Mitchell, who shoots 50 percent from the field. OSU has made 278 three-pointers this season — or just 87 fewer than South Carolina has attempted — led by left-handed point guard Sydney Wiese. She averages 14.5 points, shooting 43.7 percent from deep.

What to expect: Defense was the only topic Monday in prep for the teams that surprisingly mirror each other. South Carolina is focused on stopping Wiese, who’s unlike any point guard the Gamecocks have faced because of her 6-foot height and skill-set. OSU has played physical and fast this season but hasn’t defended a team as disciplined and efficient as the Gamecocks. Whoever takes care of the ball wins.

Prediction: South Carolina 72, Oregon State 67

Jayda Evans



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