17 July 2024

South Carolina women’s basketball star Aliyah Boston is questionable to play against UCLA after suffering a right ankle injury against Hampton on Sunday.

 

Boston was injured after being fouled on a layup after a rebound in the Gamecocks’ (6-0) 85-38 rout of the Pirates. She appeared to favor her right ankle on the successive free throws, missing the first and making the second. Freshman forward Ashlyn Watkins substituted in for Boston, who went straight to the locker room. She did not warm up with the team after halftime and returned to the bench at the end of the third quarter wearing a walking boot on her right leg

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The senior superstar dressed and out of the walking boot taking free throw reps at practice on Monday. Coach Dawn Staley said Boston was limited in practice but will be a game-time decision against No. 15 UCLA (7-0) at Colonial Life Arena on Tuesday (7 p.m., SEC Network

 

 

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