12/16 17:30 CST No. 25 South Carolina women beat Purdue in double overtime
No. 25 South Carolina women beat Purdue in double overtime
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) --- Mikiah Herbert Harrigan scored 19 points and
grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds and No. 25 South Carolina beat Purdue 82-73
in double overtime on Sunday.
Herbert Harrigan had a basket to start a 7-0 spurt that gave the Boilermakers a
76-69 lead in the second overtime on their way to the win.
Harrigan's reverse layup with 21.2 seconds left in regulation tied the game at
South Carolina survived a technical called on coach Dawn Staley --- which
combined with a Gamecocks foul led to four consecutive free throws by Karissa
McLaughlin in the second overtime --- when Bianca Jackson was fouled behind the
arc with 1.3 left and made all three free throws to tie at 67-all.
Harrigan, a junior, had two blocks to become the 12th Gamecock all-time to
reach 100 in her career. Alexis Jennings also scored 19 points with Tyasha
Harris and Jackson each scoring 14 points with Harris dishing seven assists in
the first double-overtime victory for the Gamecocks (6-4) since 1991.
McLaughlin scored 26 points and Dominique Oden added 19 points and 10 rebounds
for the Purdue (7-4).