Coates 24 leads No. 7 Gamecocks to 99-70 win
Ashley Bruner had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 16 South Carolina rediscovered its defense in a 62-47 Southeastern Conference victory over Mississippi on Sunday.
Players testing positive for marijuana in the mighty Southeastern Conference do not face the one-year suspension that comes from getting busted by the NCAA.
South Carolina 62, Mississippi 50
Mississippi 74, South Carolina 61
No. 24 Mississippi 76, South Carolina 57