South Carolina guard Bradshaw leaving women's hoops program

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina has lost its second guard this week after sophomore Araion Bradshaw decided to leave the national champions.

Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley announced Bradshaw's departure on Friday.

Bradshaw is a 5-foot-6 point guard from Boston, Massachusetts was expected to push fellow freshman Tyasha Harris and junior Bianca Cuevas-Moore for time in the lineup. But it was Harris who took control as the point to start Southeastern Conference play and helped the Gamecocks win the NCAA Tournament.

Bradshaw averaged less than seven minutes of action in 24 games.

Earlier this week, freshman guard Haley Troup left the Gamecocks and transferred to Missouri.

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