Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Freshman QB has solid debut for Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - Freshman quarterback Jake Bentley threw for two touchdowns and 201 yards Saturday in his first college game to lead South Carolina to a 34-28 victory over Massachusetts.
By Pete Iacobelli

Bentley Time: South Carolina freshman QB leads 34-28 victory

COLUMBIA— Freshman Jake Bentley threw for two touchdowns and 201 yards in his first college game and South Carolina matched its victory total from last year with a 34-28 victory ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

South Carolina, UMass are struggling to find ways to score

COLUMBIA - South Carolina-UMass might not be the game for you, not if you're looking for a lot of offense.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Clemson ready to unveil 'new' Littlejohn Coliseum

CLEMSON, S.C. - It has been a long time since any Clemson basketball team made the NCAA Tournament.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

South Carolina might start freshman quarterback Bentley

COLUMBIA - Change could be coming to South Carolina's last-place FBS offense.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Clemson's path to ACC title game has plenty of speed bumps

CLEMSON, S.C. - Halfway through the season, third-ranked Clemson (6-0, 3-0) is a heavy favorite to win its second consecutive ACC title and earn another berth in the College Football Playoffs. 
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Gamecocks try to shore up problems during bye week

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Will Muschamp had planned to be on a recruiting trip after his team's game with Georgia, but he changed his mind after another loss.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

Unbeaten Clemson tries to stay focused on task at hand

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson had its top 10 victory, its lopsided league win and its second consecutive 6-0 start. Quarterback Deshaun Watson says the No. 3 Tigers need a narrow focus, starting ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016

Muschamp, Smart face similar challenges

Georgia's Kirby Smart and South Carolina's Will Muschamp got an extra day to prep for this week's game because of Hurricane Matthew - and both needed as much time as possible to turn around their ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

Georgia-South Carolina game could be affected by Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA - With Hurricane Matthew approaching, the South Carolina-Georgia football game is still on for Saturday night, even though Gov. Nikki Haley says she "can't imagine" the game being played ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

After huge win, Tigers turn attention to Eagles

CLEMSON, S.C. - The next challenge for No. 3 Clemson? Moving past its dramatic win over Louisville.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

Clemson might face little resistance on road back to title game

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 3 Clemson used a dramatic win at home over Notre Dame last year to kick start its run to the Atlantic Coast Conference title and the College Football Playoff.
By Pete Iacobelli

Clemson holds off Louisville

CLEMSON, S.C. - Deshaun Watson threw for five touchdowns, including two in the final seven minutes, as No. 5 Clemson rallied for a 42-36 victory over No. 3 Louisville on Saturday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Clemson has 'pretty good quarterback' too

CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 3 Louisville and quarterback Lamar Jackson have done the improbable - turned Clemson passer Deshaun Watson into an afterthought this weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

Unbeaten Texas A&M face tough South Carolina defense

COLUMBIA - Kevin Sumlin has been here before. This time, the Texas A&M coach believes his ninth-ranked Aggies can keep rising past September.
By Pete Iacobelli

Southern Conference won't move its championships from North Carolina

The Southern Conference will keep four league championships in North Carolina despite the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference withdrawing championships because of the state law restricting the ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Cardinals, Tigers bring star power to showdown

CLEMSON, S.C. - Receiver Ray-Ray McCloud can't wait to see how teammate Deshaun Watson responds when No. 3 Louisville plays at Clemson on Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Muschamp, Gamecocks seek answers on offense

Will Muschamp's early offensive struggles at South Carolina might look familiar to SEC fans.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Offense is looking better for No. 5 Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson said the Tigers' much-needed breakout performance over South Carolina State was good the fifth-ranked Tigers - and came at exactly the right time.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Clemson makes fast work of S.C. State

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hoped his team would end an early season funk with a big game and some big plays against South Carolina State. Chances came early and often in a 59-0 rout on Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli
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