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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Spurrier says Gamecocks' QB battle is 'not encouraging'

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has had few issues at the quarterback position the past few seasons with the Gamecocks. His reputation for having little patience with those in the ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Gamecocks coach following mentor's footsteps

TAMPA, Fla. - Dawn Staley appeared in the women's national semifinals three times as a player. Now, she's back for the first time as a coach, guiding Final Four newcomer South Carolina.
By Fred Goodall

Analysis of the Women's Final Four

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie, whose team played all four teams in the women's Final Four, offers her analysis of both national semifinals.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

South Carolina's Mitchell was a fan of her coach long ago

South Carolina's Tiffany Mitchell' has shown she's every bit as skilled as Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley, who was her idol growing up.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Cann, Davis draw attention at South Carolina's pro day

COLUMBIA - All-Southeastern Conference guard A.J. Cann and 1,000-yard tailback Mike Davis were the main attractions during South Carolina's pro day, a much more low-key affair than the past couple ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 31, 2015


In Awendaw. S.C., Matt NeSmith led South Carolina to victory in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday.

Monday, March 30, 2015


In Awendaw, S.C., Georgia Regents shot even-par 288 for the second day in a row to climb from ninth to fifth place in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate.

Michaux: Gamecock fans should savor Final Four run

For the next week until tipoff in Tampa, Fla., South Carolina fans need to savor the accomplishment of having arrived at the pinnacle of women's college basketball.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, March 29, 2015

South Carolina women earn Final Four trip

Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Injuries becoming an issue for Dogs

ATHENS, Ga. - Working to identify the possible starting quarterback remains a high priority this spring at Georgia but there are other issues, perhaps more pressing, for the offense - injuries.

South Carolina women still have 'destination game' as their focus

The South Carolina and Florida State women are making only the second Elite Eight appearance for either school, with one team set to make its first trip to the Final Four in Tampa, Fla.
By Aaron Beard

Friday, March 27, 2015

Gamecock women edge Tar Heels

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Tiffany Mitchell drove to the basket and scored with 4.2 seconds left and South Carolina edged North Carolina 67-65 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament's round of 16.
By Aaron Beard

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Gamecocks are eager for this rematch

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance. Its opponent - fourth-seeded North Carolina, the lowest seed left in the ...
By Joedy McCreary

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

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Few surprises await Gamecock women

COLUMBIA - No. 3 South Carolina has already taken much of the suspense out of its NCAA seeding. The joy for the Southeastern Conference champs and expected No. 1 seed, though, will be just as ...
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