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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer Few know better than South Carolina coach Dawn Staley what's it like to perform under the brightest spotlights. And right now, she's comfortable with her Gamecocks' stealthy approach to success.
Not that the Gamecocks will get away with it much longer if they keep playing like this.
''We are constantly trying to build our resume,'' Staley said Wednesday.
So far, it's a strong one. The Gamecocks (12-2) haven't started with a record this good since going 14-1 nine years ago. That was also the last season South Carolina opened Southeastern Conference play with a win after defeating Alabama 68-42.
The Gamecocks are second nationally to powerhouse Connecticut in points allowed and showed off their tenaciousness in a 79-48 victory over then 18th-ranked North Carolina last month.
''They're street fighters,'' Tar Heels coach Sylvia Hatchell summed up after her team scored i...
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South Carolina's record-setting receiver Alshon Jeffery is giving up his senior season for the NFL.
Jeffery said Thursday he will enter the NFL draft this spring. He set the school record with 3,042 yards receiving over three seasons. He had 49 catches for 762 yards and eight touchdowns this season, capping the year as the Capital One Bowl MVP in the Gamecocks' 30-13 win...
The South Carolina Gamecocks football team offered a scholarship to and received a verbal commitment from kicker Nick St. Germain today.This recruitment fills a major need for the 2012 roster as USC is losing their starting kicker and punter in the upcoming season. St. Germain should compete for the starting field goal and kickoff specialist job.St. Germain (Powder Springs, Ga...
Columbia, SC (Sports Network) - South Carolina wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has decided to forgo his senior season and will enter the NFL Draft.
Jeffery was the MVP of South Carolina's Capital One Bowl victory over Nebraska after catching four passes for 148 yards and a touchdown in the 30-13 win. His 51-yard TD catch on a desperation heave at the end of the first half gave...
South Carolina earned up a 65-55 win over No. 24/21 Vanderbilt in SEC women's basketball play on Thursday night at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks (13-2, 2-0 SEC) used two scoring runs in the first half to build a 10-point lead that Vanderbilt could not overcome.
The Wildcats open conference play, hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks after posting a 14-1 record in pre-conference play. Most recently the Wildcats defeated Arkansas-Little Rock, 73-51, in their annual Freedom Hall game in Louisville.
A pair of defensive standouts that helped the University of South Carolina to aschool-record 11 wins this season will represent the Gamecocks in the 2012 Senior Bowl. Defensive endMelvin Ingram and safety Antonio Allen have both officially accepted invitations to the senior showcaseevent, it was announced today.
South Carolina continued its dominance over in-state foe South Carolina State with a season high 79 points in a 79-51 victory Tuesday night at the Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks (8-6) improve to 18-0 all-time against the Bulldogs (4-10) and conclude non-conference play with four straight victories.
South Carolina head coach Darrin Horn and players Malik Cooke and Lakeem Jackson met with the media on Thursday afternoon.