In a sold out crowd, NC State looked to take home court advantage over a tough No.1 South Carolina. The game was fairly close throughout, but too much size presence down low for South Carolina. They were all over the boards along with more offensive power. With Zia Cooke leading with 17 points for South Carolina and Aaliyah Boston protecting the rim had five blocks.
In the second half NC State managed to go on a run and come within one point of South Carolina. Raina Perez and Jakia Brown Turner did most of the scoring for NC State. The both finished with 18 points for the night. In a very good close game South Carolina beats NC State 66-57.