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South Carolina Gamecocks vs. UNC Tarheels Women's Basketball: Gamecocks Look to Advance to Elite 8

The Lady Gamecocks meet the Tarheels in the Sweet Sixteen for the second straight year, as they look to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2002.

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In case you missed it, the Lady Gamecocks are very good at basketball this year. In fact, they were so good, they managed to host the first two rounds of the NCAAW tournament for the first time in school history. After beating Savannah St. and obliterating Syracuse in the first two rounds, Carolina has moved on to the Sweet Sixteen for the third time in the last four years. However, USC will be facing a familiar opponent in UNC as the Tar Heels bounced the Gamecocks from last years tournament in the Sweet Sixteen.

However, this year feels a bit different as neither team has to travel very far, and even though UNC handled the Gamecocks last year, UNC has a completely different look to this year's team as former superstar Diamond DeShields transferred to Tennessee and post player Xylina McDaniel hasn't played since December because of a knee injury. Meanwhile the Lady Gamecocks have a super talented team that has taken on a "Final Four or bust" mindset. Look for an emotional game as the Lady Gamecocks are ready to get some revenge for last year, "I've been waiting for this game, waiting for revenge. The time is now," said Khadijah Sessions, "Just ready for me and my teammates to prove what we should have proved last year."

When: 7:00 PM

Where: Greensboro, NC

How to Watch: ESPN

How to Listen: 107.5 The Game and other Gamecock Radio affiliates