No. 14 South Carolina 67, Florida 56

Ashley Bruner scored 16 points and Aleighsa Welch and Ieasia

Walker added 14 apiece as No. 14 South Carolina defeated Florida

67-56 Sunday.

The Gamecocks (23-6, 11-5) set a school record for Southeastern

Conference victories in a season and tied their program record for

regular-season wins.

Khadijah Sessions’ 3-pointer started a 9-2 run that gave the

Gamecocks a 53-44 lead with 6:32 remaining. They led 61-49 with

3:41 left after a three-point play and another free throw by Welch

and a jumper by Bruner.

Welch also had 10 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the

season, and Walker tied her career high with eight assists.

Sydney Moss scored 16 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Gators

(17-13, 6-10). Jaterra Bonds added 12 points before fouling out and

Jennifer George had 10 points and blocked four shots.

Both teams will begin play Thursday at the SEC tournament in

Duluth, Ga.