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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

South Carolina's win over Clemson in 1984 was a classic in the series

The Gamecocks go for their sixth win in a row over the Tigers on Saturday, but success at Death Valley was anything but a given for South Carolina in the early 1980s.
By John Boyette

Top-ranked Gamecocks roll in Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas - A'ja Wilson scored 11 points and Jatarie White added 10 to help No. 1 South Carolina beat Wisconsin 67-44 in the Junkanoo Jam.

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Clemson-South Carolina football rivalry gets name

Clemson and South Carolina have officially dubbed their yearly football game as "The Palmetto Bowl."

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Gamecocks defense hitting stride at right time

South Carolina (6-5) has yielded fewer than 300 yards of offense in wins over Florida and South Alabama the past two weeks.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sooner made Gordon's record short-lived

One week after Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set the NCAA record for rushing yards in a game (408), Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine broke his record.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Tigers' offense looks to find success against rival

CLEMSON - Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris has had a wild run of success the past four seasons - except against rival South Carolina.
By Pete Iacobelli

South Carolina rises to No. 1 in women's basketball

South Carolina took over as the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball Top 25. It's the first time in school history that the Gamecocks reached the top spot.
By Doug Feinberg

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Tigers have lost to Gamecocks five years in a row

COLUMBIA - Clemson's unprecedented five-game losing streak to its most-hated rival is impossible for the No. 23 Tigers to ignore.
By Jeffrey Collins

Gamecocks eyeing top ranking after rout

COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell made all six of her 3-pointers and scored 20 points as No. 2 South Carolina auditioned for the top spot in the country beating San Diego State 89-38 on Sunday.

Bulldogs run past Owls

ATHENS, Ga. -- Marcus Thornton scored 17 points and claimed 12 rebounds, both season highs, to lead Georgia to a 74-61 victory over Florida Atlantic on Sunday.

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Gamecocks are bowl eligible with victory

COLUMBIA - South Carolina stumbled and bumbled its way to a win over South Alabama on Saturday.
By John Boyette

Gamecocks' Davis less than stellar

COLUMBIA - If Saturday's game was the last time Mike Davis suited up in Columbia, it wasn't a memorable performance.
By John Boyette

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Spurrier isn't taking foe lightly

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is worried about facing South Alabama and believes his Gamecocks should be, too.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

South Carolina women rout Clemson

COLUMBIA - Heralded freshman A'ja Wilson scored 18 points to lead No. 2 South Carolina to a 99-41 win over Clemson on Thursday night.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Woman defrauds SC game tickets

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Sheriff's deputies say a Greenville woman sold tickets and parking passes for Clemson and University of South Carolina games but never delivered the goods.

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Guard carries Georgia past Stony Brook

ATHENS, Ga. - Junior guard Charles Mann scored 16 points and had nine rebounds to lead Georgia to an 80-70 victory over Stony Brook in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Tuesday.

Badger's record-day sets him up to take a run at Sanders

WHO'S HOT: Melvin Gordon. The Wisconsin running back not only set an NCAA record with 408 yards against Nebraska, but he also became the nation's leading rusher with 1,909 rushing yards.
By Chris Gay

Spurrier wants Gamecocks to 'finish strong'

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier was happy to see South Carolina again play like he expected when the year began.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Gamecock women use late run to win

COLUMBIA — Dawn Staley wanted a difficult test to start No. 2 South Carolina’s season. South Carolina used a late 12-0 run to rally past the Trojans, 70-61 on Saturday night.

South Carolina rewrites script

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Dylan Thompson scored on a 4-yard keeper to give South Carolina a 23-20 victory over Florida on Saturday.
By Mark Long
South Carolina Gamecocks

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