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April 9, 2019
Three South Carolina women basketball players are transferring, including 6-foot-2 junior Mikiah Herbert Harrigan. She started 21 games this season was expected to be a solid piece on next year’s squad. Also leaving are sophomore guard Bianca Jackson and 6-4 sophomore forward LaDazhia Williams. Team spokeswoman Diana Koval confirmed the departures on Tuesday. The Gamecocks have the No. 1 rated recruiting class for next season with four players ranked in the top 13.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three South Carolina players intend to transfer, including 6-foot-2 junior Mikiah Herbert Harrigan. She started 21 games this season and figured to play a significant role on next year’s team.

Also leaving, according to team spokeswoman Diana Koval, are reserve sophomores Bianca Jackson and LaDazhia Williams. Jackson is a 5-11 guard who made five starts last year and Williams a 6-4 forward who averaged fewer than seven minutes a game.

The Gamecocks enter next season with the No. 1 ranked recruiting class, signing four players rated among the top 13 prospects in the country according to ESPN.

This season Herbert Harrigan, of Pembroke Pines, Florida, saw the most action in her three years at South Carolina. She led the Gamecocks with 71 blocks, was second on the team with 5.1 rebounds a game and fourth with 10.4 points a game.

The Gamecocks (23-10) reached the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 before getting knocked out by champion Baylor.

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