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Friday, March 18, 2016

Gamecocks breeze past Dolphins

COLUMBIA - Alaina Coates had 22 points and 10 rebounds, A'ja Wilson had 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 1 seed South Carolina ran past first-time NCAA Tournament team Jacksonville 77-41 on Friday ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Jacksonville coach learns from South Carolina coach

COLUMBIA - Jacksonville coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin would not take no for an answer, not when it came to learning basketball from one of the game's greatest competitors in Dawn Staley.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

New South Carolina coach pushes the pace

COLUMBIA - New South Carolina coach Will Muschamp quickly strode onto the practice field Tuesday, and wasted no time in pushing the pace for a Gamecock team filled with question marks.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, March 11, 2016

South Carolina women are anxious to find out their next stop

COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell is ready for her final college break at South Carolina to end.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Clemson looking to avoid complacency on offense

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney asked his players at a recent team meeting to name the past five Heisman Trophy winners. The message was clear - the national runners-up could not rely ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

SEC Tournament has different feel for Gamecocks

Frank Martin and the third-seeded South Carolina have had to adjust the past few days to being a top seed at the Southeastern Conference Tournament after years in the league's bottom half simply ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, March 6, 2016

After Schmidt split, Eubanks pitches Clemson to a win

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson starter Alex Eubanks pitched like a member of the Schmidt family Sunday, leading the Tigers to a 4-1 victory over South Carolina.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Gamecocks open rivalry series with win

Clarke Schmidt, the Gamecocks sophomore right-hander, handcuffed his brother Clate's Tiger team on five hits over eight innings of scoreless ball. Alex Destino went 5-for-5 with four RBIs in South ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Dogs sweep season series vs. Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - Kenny Gaines scored 20 points, J.J. Frazier hit the go-ahead basket and Georgia rallied in the final four minutes to defeat South Carolina 74-72 on Thursday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tigers coach 'excited' to be part of rivalry again

COLUMBIA - New Clemson coach Monte Lee understands this will be like few other baseball road trips he's ever taken.
By Pete Iacobelli

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
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