The Lady Heels entered the contest as the highest scoring team in the nation, averaging more than 87 points a contest. The Lady Gamecocks held the Heels to its lowest point total in nearly two years. For the Lady Gamecocks, it was the third largest margin of victory over a nationally ranked team in school history.
North Carolina's last loss at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center came ten years ago in a 30-point loss to South Carolina. Head Coach Dawn Staley's Lady Gamecocks record improved to 9-2. North Carolina is now 7-2.