Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Gamecock women are ready for next step

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her team is ready to finally push past the Sweet 16 and go deeper in the NCAA Tournament.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Top-seeded Gamecocks advance to Sweet 16

COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell and Alaina Coates each scored 14 points and top-seeded South Carolina built a big first-half lead and cruised to its third Sweet 16 in four years with a 97-68 NCAA ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Gamecock women expect another test

COLUMBIA - Dawn Staley got the first real confirmation of her team's toughness against Syracuse four months ago. South Carolina's coach hopes to see that affirmed in Sunday's NCAA Tournament ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, March 20, 2015

Gamecock women cruise in tournament opener

COLUMBIA - A'ja Wilson scored 15 points and Alaina Coates and Aleighsa Welch had 12 points each as top-seeded South Carolina defeated Savannah State 81-48 on Friday night to win its first NCAA ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Fans are turning out for top-seeded South Carolina women

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina women's basketball program has ended Tennessee's stranglehold on the sport and reigns supreme over Connecticut.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Gamecocks focus on defense

COLUMBIA - South Carolina got started on spring workouts Tuesday, looking to shore up a defense that fell terribly short of expectations a year ago.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

South Carolina seeking winning season as SEC Tournament begins

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Frank Martin says his team is in a good place after finishing the season strong, and the coach believes the Gamecocks can keep the momentum going in the Southeastern ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Beasley puts on show at Clemson's pro day

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson All-American defensive end Vic Beasley put on another stellar show for NFL personnel.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, March 2, 2015

Junior strong as Clemson takes series against South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Brody Koerner pitched a complete-game shutout, Chris Okey had two RBI and Clemson won its first regular-season series over rival South Carolina in five years with a 7-0 victory on Monday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Tigers 'confident' heading into rivalry series

COLUMBIA - Clemson coach Jack Leggett is treating his latest series with South Carolina just like any other. The Tigers, though, understand the time is now to turn around a rivalry series the ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

South Carolina women finally get the best of Tennessee at home

COLUMBIA - Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Gamecocks fall to Aggies

COLUMBIA - Danuel House tied his career high with 25 points off seven 3-pointers to lead Texas A&M a step closer to the NCAA Tournament with a 62-52 victory at South Carolina on Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Tigers' Watson says recovery is going well

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson said he's on track for a full recovery from knee ligament surgery, although he wishes he were healthy now.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Anglers try to adjust to chill of Bassmaster Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Anglers in South Carolina to compete in the Bassmaster Classic are among the people in the South disrupted by the unusual winter weather.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Gamecocks defeat Commodores

Tiffany Mitchell and A'ja Wilson scored 20 points apiece as No. 1 South Carolina remained perfect in Southeastern Conference play with an 89-59 victory over Vanderbilt on Sunday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Clemson wallops Virginia Tech

CLEMSON, S.C. - Once Jordan Roper quit thinking, his game flourished. And it couldn't come at a better time for Clemson.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

South Carolina women ready to move on

South Carolina women's coach Dawn Staley said her team returned to the court in good spirits following its first defeat of the season, a nationally televised 87-62 loss to the second-ranked ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Fighting Irish outlast Tigers

CLEMSON, S.C. - Jerian Grant scored 22 points and Demetrius Jackson hit the tying and go-ahead baskets as No. 10 Notre Dame outlasted Clemson 60-58.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Hoke to help run Gamecocks' defense

COLUMBIA - South Carolina trustees approved a two-year contract Monday for Jon Hoke to join the Gamecocks as co-defensive coordinator.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Clemson lands 26 in drama-free day

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hopes for more drama-free signing days like this one. His Tigers announced 26 signees on Wednesday, 15 of who were already enrolled in a group considered ...
By Pete Iacobelli
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