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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

No. 4 Cavs survives test against Tigers

GREENVILLE, S.C. - No. 4 Virginia recovered after losing a double-digit lead to defeat Clemson 64-57 on Tuesday night and keep alive the Cavaliers' long shot bid for an Atlantic Coast Conference ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Swinney feeling confident about Clemson's prospects

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes his defense is in better shape for next season, even if attrition and the number of Tiger underclassmen at the NFL combine indicate otherwise.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

NCAA president sees adjustment from smaller schools

COLUMBIA - NCAA President Mark Emmert believes mid- and lower-level members are gradually adjusting to Power Five conference school's autonomy and increased financial outlay to athletes because of ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

South Carolina holds off Louisiana State

COLUMBIA - Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points, and Michael Carrera had 14 of his 16 points in the second half as South Carolina gained a share of first place in the Southeastern Conference.
By Pete Iacobelli

South Carolina women ready to bounce back

The South Carolina women will face No. 16 Florida (19-4, 7-3) tonight, seeking to rebound after its 66-54 loss to No. 1 UConn on Monday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

No. 1 Huskies take top-ranked showdown against No. 2 Gamecocks

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn ran past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Gamecock women look to slow Stewart

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley thinks Connecticut's Breanna Stewart is a sublime player and competitor who has transcended the game. Staley would know.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Muschamp pleased with his first class

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said he had a high winning percentage in recruiting this year. He hopes that translates to success on the football field.
By Pete Iacobelli

Clemson scrambles to replace DBs

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall - until NFL dreams got involved.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Muschamp isn't wasting time on recruiting trail

COLUMBIA - Will Muschamp has managed to climb out of the large recruiting hole he inherited when he took the South Carolina job last month.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Surging Tigers upset No. 9 Blue Devils

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jaron Blossomgame scored 17 points, including the clinching dunk with 13.5 seconds left, to lift Clemson to a 68-63 victory over No. 9 Duke on Wednesday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Watson shines but can't help Clemson bring title home

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Deshaun Watson certainly did his share for Clemson. The top-ranked Tigers needed even more against powerhouse Alabama.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Tiger QB predicted a 15-0 season in the summer

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson had nearly wrapped up a summertime appearance when someone asked if the Tigers could win a national championship. "No doubt about it," Watson said with a grin. ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Clemson linebackers have keyed the Tigers' defense

Linebackers Ben Boulware and B.J. Goodson have made sure Clemson's defense continued to play at a national championship level this season.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Muschamp believes Gamecocks are close

COLUMBIA - Will Muschamp believes South Carolina is not that far from being the same kind of football program that went 33-6 over a three-season stretch from 2011-13.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

Title fight: Clemson's O-line vs. Alabama's defensive front

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson's offensive line has conquered challenges all season. Its final one - and perhaps biggest - will come in the national championship game against Alabama's dominating defense.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

South Carolina wins physical game with Memphis

COLUMBIA - SindariusThorwell scored 18 points, and Michael Carrera had 16 points and 11 rebounds as South Carolina continued its best start in 82 years with an 86-76 victory over Memphis.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Lapses by Clemson's defense are a concern

Recent lapses by Clemson's defense, ranked seventh in the country, raises questions whether it's a national championship caliber unit.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

Clemson's Brent Venables is OK taking on his old boss at Oklahoma

CLEMSON, S.C. - Brent Venables won't forget his fear boarding the plane for Clemson, wondering if trading in his successful life as Oklahoma's defensive coordinator for an uncertain challenge with ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Gamecocks top Tigers, remain unbeaten

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Michael Carrera scored 14 points and freshman PJ Dozier had 13 as South Carolina gave up most of its large lead before holding on to defeat rival Clemson 65-59 and open 10-0 for ...
By Pete Iacobelli
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