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Jan. 9, 2007

Recap | Box Score | Quotes

:: South Carolina’s visit to Stanford marked only the second time in school history that the Gamecocks faced a Pac-10 opponent on its home court. Carolina traveled to Seattle to face Washington as part of the WBCA/BTI Classic in 2004.

:: The Gamecocks entered Monday’s game leading the SEC in rebounding margin, outrebounding the opposition by an average of 13.1 rebounds per game, but Stanford was able to negate that advantage by outrebounding Carolina, 47-36

:: Stanford came into Monday’s game ranked No. 10 in the current Associated Press poll, making them South Carolina’s second top-10 non-conference opponent this year, as the Gamecocks faced then-No. 3 Oklahoma at the Colonial Center on Dec. 7. The last time Carolina faced more than one top-10 non-conference opponent in a season was in 1990-91, when the Gamecocks faced six teams ranked in the AP top 10.

:: South Carolina’s starting lineup consisted of Stacy Booker, Lauren Simms, Melanie Johnson, Iva Sliskovic and Ilona Burgrova, marking the seventh consecutive game in which those five players started together. Monday’s game also marked the 99th career start for Simms.

:: South Carolina went on a 10-0 run midway through the first half to erase a 20-10 Stanford advantage and tie the game at 20 with 8:00 remaining in the half, however, the Cardinal negated the Gamecocks’ run by rattling off a 12-3 run of its own to close out the first half. Stanford held Carolina scoreless over a 5:40 span as part of its run.

:: Brionna Dickerson led the Gamecocks with five points in the first half.

:: The Cardinal limited the Gamecocks to 31.3 percent shooting from the field in the first half and held a 23-16 rebounding edge over Carolina in the first 20 minutes.

:: Stanford forward Brooke Smith finished with 28 points, the most scored by any individual opponent against the Gamecocks this season. Her 14 field goals Monday were also a season-high for a Carolina opponent.

:: Stacy Booker scored 17 points Monday. Her season high was a 19-point showing against Fordham on Dec. 3. Her career high is 28 points, scored against rival Clemson in 2004.

:: South Carolina knocked down a season-high seven three-pointers in Monday’s game, with guard Stacy Booker sinking five.

:: Stacy Booker scored 17 points, marking the third time in the last four games that she has scored in double figures. Booker’s seven rebounds set a new season high.

:: Monday’s defeat moved the Gamecocks to 5-5 all-time against teams from the Pac-10.

:: Monday’s game snapped Carolina’s recent hot streak of six wins in its last seven games.