Found May 26, 2012 on
Run the Floor:
During an off-season of decidedly ball hungry players transferring schools, South Carolina's Damontre Harris provides a very different story. The defensive specialist, who rarely shoots, is moving from one SEC school to another, and will enroll at Florida where he will sit out a year.
South Carolina's coach - Darrin Horn - was fired, and Harris picked this time to move on.
As a freshman Harris only attempted 10.8% of the shots when he was on the floor. That bumped up to 13.7% as a sophomore. No Gator starter took less than 19% this year, and the last player that Gator head coach Billy Donovan coached who was a low-volume as Harris was Dan Werner a couple seasons ago.
So - for a player who hasn't averaged 7 points in his first two seasons - why were his final two schools the caliber of Florida and Kansas? Defense. Offensive rebounding. Potential.
On the floor, Harris blocked 10.7% of all shots. That was third in the SEC behind Anthony Davis (13.8%) and Hunter Mick...
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Former South Carolina forward Damontre Harris has made his decision and it’s a good one for the Florida Gators. The 6’9″ SEC All-Defensive Team forward will transfer to play for head coach Billy Donovan and the Gators. Harris chose Florida over Kansas. He will watch the 2012-13 season from the bench and then have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
In desperate need of big...
The Gators picked up an important piece for the future of the frontcourt on Saturday when South Carolina transfer Damontre Harris announced his intentions to transfer to Florida. He blocked 71 shots in 31 games for the Gamecocks last season, and after sitting out because of NCAA transfer rules for the 2012-13 season, Harris will give the Gators a defensive presence near the basket.
The South Carolina Gamecocks landed a outstanding player in Matt Rolin. Not only is he a 4-star linebacker, a need for the football team going forward but he bleeds garnet and black.This young man is the type player every team desires to have not just from his abilities on the football field but what he brings from a leadership standpoint. Matt Rolin is and will be a leader for USC...
South Carolina picked up their first win in the SEC tournament on Wednesday night against Auburn. The Tigers were eliminated from the tourney and possibly the post season. The Gamecocks get to play Florida for the 4th time this season and 9th time in the last two seasons.
First pitch will be 30 minutes after the end of the first game of the day. That game begins at 4 Eastern...
Today there are 94 days until kickoff.
94.22 was the opponents' passing efficiency last season. By contrast, the Gamecocks had a team passing efficiency of 133.08. Stephen Garcia, who had a poor season, had an efficiency of 107.71. (Connor Shaw was 148.31.)
Pass efficiency measures the effectiveness of the passing game. Conversely pass efficiency defense measures a...
Spurrier Wears His Own Autograph
Steve Spurrier scoffs at your puny NCAA sanctions.
Next year, due to the insignificant NCAA penalties imposed on his regime, South Carolina will have three fewer scholarships to offer. Coach Spurrier is making sure that when the time comes is roster is full to the brim with talent by oversigning this year.
Nothing helps to coach's record...