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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 ...

Bulldogs oust Gamecocks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Marcus Thornton and Yante Maten had 13 points apiece and Georgia held off South Carolina 74-62 in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Friday night.

Friday, March 13, 2015

South Carolina upsets Mississippi 60-58 in SEC tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A night that was mostly a statistical disaster for South Carolina somehow ended happily because Tyrone Johnson executed a final play just as Gamecocks coach Frank Martin envisioned.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

South Carolina holds off Missouri in SEC tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sindarius Thornwell scored 18 points and tied his career-high with four 3-pointers as South Carolina beat Missouri 63-54 Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference tournament.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015


Georgia Regents scored three runs in the bottom of the 11th inning to edge Erskine 8-7 on Tuesday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

Starke, Gamecocks win Palmetto Intercollegiate

South Carolina junior Will Starke closed with 3-under-par 67 to help lead the Gamecocks to a one-shot win over Clemson in the Palmetto Intercollegiate. 
By Chris Gay

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

Monday, March 9, 2015

South Carolina women enjoying spot among SEC's elite

It took seven years for Hall of Famer Dawn Staley to elevate the No. 3 Gamecocks (29-2) from bottom-dwellers to champions of the SEC, which they accomplished with a 62-46 win.
By Kurt Voigt

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Gamecock women claim first SEC Tournament title

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Tiffany Mitchell scored 17 points as No. 3 South Carolina earned its first women's Southeastern Conference Tournament championship with a 62-46 victory over No. 5 ...
By Kurt Voigt

Saturday, March 7, 2015


Overtime for Sunday, March 8

Gamecocks earn first trip to SEC title game

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Alaina Coates had 16 points to help No. 3 South Carolina rally in the second half and reach its first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game with a 74-54 win over ...

Friday, March 6, 2015

Gamecock women breeze in quarterfinals

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Tiffany Mitchell had 12 points and No. 3 South Carolina advanced to the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals.

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