Parade Day: South Carolina governor Henry McMaster declares April 9 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day

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South Carolina’s governor Henry McMaster declared Sunday, April 9, 2017 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day in South Carolina. The 2017 NCAA Division I national champions will be honored in Columbia today with a parade that begins at 3 p.m. ET.

Parade speaker lineup

  • Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia
  • Congressman Jim Clyburn, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Ray Tanner, Athletic Director at the University of South Carolina
  • Commissioner Greg Sankey, Southeastern Conference
  • President Harris Pastides, University of South Carolina
  • A’ja Wilson, Player
  • Dawn Staley,  South Carolina head coach
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