Lady Gamecock Basketball

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association on Wednesday named South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley the 2022-23 USBWA Coach of the Year for the third time, reported.  It is the second-straight season Staley has picked up the honor.  The news comes as South Carolina is back in the NCAA Sweet 16 for the ninth-straight time and 10th total under Staley. The Gamecocks advanced with Sunday’s win over South Florida, which was Staley’s 400th at South Carolina.  South Carolina will face No. 14/15 UCLA in the NCAA Sweet 16 at 2 p.m. EST on Saturday, March 25, in Greenville’s Bon Secours Wellness Arena.