USC Women Sign Top JUCO Guard - WSPA.com

USC Women Sign Top JUCO Guard

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South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has signed the junior college player of the year in 5-foot-7 guard Olivia Gaines.

Gaines spent the past two seasons at Louisburg College in North Carolina. She averaged 18.6 points and six rebounds a game as Louisburg won the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division II championship. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association named Gaines player of the year for among junior college-community college players.

Gaines has two years of eligibility starting next fall. She joins South Carolina's other signee in Alaina Coates, a 6-4 center from Dutch Fork High School.

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