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South Carolina women No. 1 in AP Poll for 1st time

South Carolina takes over as the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Gamecocks received 21 first-place votes Monday edging Notre Dame for the top spot. Dawn Staley's team is headed to the Bahamas to play in the Junkanoo Jam over Thanksgiving where they will face Wisconsin in their first game as No. 1 on Thursday. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina the new No. 1 in AP women's hoops

A new week led to a new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll as South Carolina was atop the poll for the first time in school history. Coach Dawn Staley is no stranger herself to being ranked No. 1. As a player, she helped Virginia reach No. 1. Staley is only the second person in women's basketball to play and coach a top-ranked team, joining Baylor's Kim Mulkey...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Spurrier Left A Message Congratulating USC Women’s Basketball On No. 1 Ranking

For the first time in program history, South Carolina women’s basketball is ranked atop the AP Top 25, receiving 21 first place votes, and the team is getting a lot of attention on campus. USC football head coach Steve Spurrier even left a message for his colleague Dawn Staley, congratulating her team on ascending to the top of the rankings. Staley played the message for her team...
Via College Spun
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

This Clemson vs. South Carolina Hype Video Will Get You Pumped For The Palmetto Bowl

Saturday afternoon, Clemson and South Carolina will play the 112th installment of their famed in-state rivalry series, which is now officially known as The Palmetto Bowl. The contest won’t have any College Football Playoff implications, but both teams can better their bowl resumes with victories. Plus, it’s the one game each team circles on the calendar before each season begins...
Via College Spun
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 South Carolina tops Wisconsin 67-44

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) Tina Roy scored 11 points and Jatarie White added 10 and No. 1 South Carolina beat Wisconsin 67-44 on Thursday in the Junkanoo Jam. It was South Carolina's first game as the No. 1 team in the country. The Gamecocks (4-0) will face No. 22 Syracuse on Friday. After a sluggish start, the Gamecocks got going. They led 15-14 before going on a 16-4 run to close...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks at Clemson Tigers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the unranked South Carolina Gamecocks travel to take on the No. 21 Clemson Tigers in a showdown for bragging rights in South Carolina. No. 21 Clemson (8-3) is unbeaten at home on the season while South Carolina (6-5) is 2-2 on the road. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Memorial Stadium in Clemson, SC...
Via Tireball.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Spiller Roasts Steve Spurrier On Twitter During Clemson-South Carolina Game

Clemson has not defeated South Carolina in its last five games, so naturally Tiger fans are really enjoying today’s game, which they lead 28-17 late in the game. Clemson great C.J. Spiller was on the last Tigers team to defeat the Gamecocks, and he captured an unfortunate picture of a dejected Steve Spurrier, and used it to troll USC and the Head Ball Coach. It be like that coach...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson WR Artavis Scott Shows Off Some Fancy Footwork Against South Carolina

For the last five seasons the South Carolina Gamecocks have had Clemson's number when the two teams met in their annual rivalry game, but that was far from the case this season. A lackluster regular season ended with a whimper for Steve Spurrier's team with a 35-17 defeat.With a lot of freshman leading the way South Carolina could be in trouble for the next few seasons.@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina women stay No. 1 in AP poll

South Carolina is No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the second straight week Monday after winning the Junkanoo Jam. The Gamecocks, who ascended to the top spot last week for the first time, beat Wisconsin and then-No. 22 Syracuse. Notre Dame, Connecticut, Texas and Texas A&M round out the first five. The Irish play No. 15 Maryland on Wednesday before hosting the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier Will Return To Coach The Gamecocks In 2015

Steve Spurrier will be back next season (YouTube/gamdedayespn) Steve Spurrier isn’t going anywhere. According to Josh Kendall of The State, the 69-year-old Spurrier will return to Columbia to coach South Carolina during the 2015 season.  “I’m in. I’m in,” Spurrier said. “We had some down times and some of this, that and the other, but we’ve got a lot of good players...
Via College Spun
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilson, No. 1 South Carolina rout NC Central 90-26

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Freshman A'ja Wilson scored 16 points, reigning Southeastern Conference player of the year Tiffany Mitchell had 14 and South Carolina showed off its No. 1 ranking at home for the first time in a 90-26 victory over North Carolina Central on Monday night. The Gamecocks (6-0) were already on their way to the Bahamas for the Junkanoo Jam tournament last Monday when...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Marcus Lattimore Discusses His Retirement, His Role At South Carolina On ‘We Need To Talk’

Marcus Lattimore’s early retirment was deeply disappointing for those, especially South Carolina fans, who followed his college career. Lattimore was a star running back for the Gamecocks, but was never able to recover from an awful 2012 knee injury to play in the NFL. Now, Lattimore is going back to finish his degree at South Carolina, and will have a role with Steve Spurrier’s...
Via College Spun
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Refutes Report That Claims Will Muschamp Is Heading To South Carolina

Steve Spurrier has denied a Scout.com report claiming the South Carolina coach has hired former Florida coach Will Muschamp to be his defensive coordinator.  According to GamecockPride.com, Muschamp has agreed to terms with the Gamecocks to be their new defensive coordinator. The report says Muschamp will make between $1.6 and $1.9 million a season and was intrigued by the “opportunity...
Via College Spun
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami to face South Carolina in Independence Bowl

The University of Miami will face Southeastern Conference opponent South Carolina in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 27, in Shreveport, Louisiana, as announced Sunday afternoon. It marks the first time UM will play in this second-tier bowl, which began in 1976 as part of the United States bicentennial year. The Hurricanes lead the all-time series with the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Women's college basketball: South Carolina stays No. 1 in AP poll

South Carolina remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the third consecutive week after a last-second victory over Duke on Sunday. The Gamecocks trailed the Blue Devils for most of the game before a putback by star freshman A'ja Wilson with 1.8 seconds left rallied the team. South Carolina has 23 first-place votes. Connecticut moved up to No. 2 after beating Notre Dame on...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina rallies to stay atop women's poll

South Carolina was able to pass its first tough road test of the season to remain No. 1. Now the Gamecocks won't see another ranked team until facing Kentucky in the middle of January. The top-ranked team in The Associated Press poll doesn't have a game this week until Sunday, when it hosts Savannah State. The Gamecocks rallied from a late four-point deficit to beat Duke on a last...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Bowl Game Trivia: Can You Answer All 10 Questions Correctly?

2014 wasn’t all that kind to the South Carolina Gamecocks, but Steve Spurrier’s team came up with six wins, and will be going bowling once again. On December 27, South Carolina will take part in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana. In anticipation of that game in a few weeks, test your knowledge about South Carolina’s bowl history with our latest quizz:  
Via College Spun
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: One Miami Fan Is Making Serengeti National Park In Tanzania ‘All About The U’

In a few weeks, Miami fans will be making the long trek to Shreveport, Louisiana to face the South Carolina Gamecocks in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl. One ‘Canes fan has made an even farther trip to spread the good word of “The U.” He is at Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and now it looks like everyone there is a ‘Canes fan. It’s All About the U in Serengeti...
Via College Spun
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 South Carolina routs Savannah State 111-49

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) A'ja Wilson scored 23 points and Elem Ibiam had 21 points, both career highs, as No. 1 South Carolina routed Savannah State 111-49 on Sunday. The Gamecocks (9-0) broke 100 points for the first time in coach Dawn Staley's seven seasons and showed no rust from a week off for exams. Wilson's layup with 4:21 to go pushed the Gamecocks over the century mark. Alaina...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina women remain No. 1 in AP Poll

With most teams on exam break, there wasn't much movement in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. The first 14 teams in the Top 25 remained unchanged this week. Top-ranked South Carolina won its lone game by 62 points with a rout of Savannah State. The Gamecocks did pick up two first-place ballots and now are the top choice on 25 of the 35. It's the fourth straight week...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 South Carolina rolls over Hampton, 69-49

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Tiffany Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, and No. 1 South Carolina beat Hampton 69-49 on Wednesday night. The Gamecocks (10-0) took command with a 19-5 first-half run and held a 29-9 rebounding edge at halftime, but they led by just 54-39 before scoring the next 12 points to put the game away. Bianca Cuevas started and finished the burst with a...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball Coaches Rock Ugly X-Mas Sweaters During Game

If Mr. Intensity Frank Martin can get into the holiday spirit, anybody can. The South Carolina head basketball coach and his coaching staff all sported Gamecock themed ugly Christmas sweaters for their game against Coker College Sunday afternoon…and it was glorious. We highly doubt Martin will be rocking something similar during Christmas dinner. He tried [&hellip (Visited...
Via No Coast Bias
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina stays No. 1 in AP Top 25 women's basketball poll

South Carolina is No. 1 in The Associated Press women's poll for the fifth straight week while Stanford has its lowest ranking in nearly nine years. The Gamecocks had a busy week, sweeping Hampton, Central Michigan and Liberty by an average of 32 points. Connecticut and Texas stay second and third in Monday's Top 25. Notre Dame and Texas A&M changed places after the Aggies lost...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina stays No. 1 in AP women's poll

South Carolina is No. 1 in The Associated Press women's poll for the fifth straight week while Stanford has its lowest ranking in nearly nine years. The Gamecocks had a busy week, sweeping Hampton, Central Michigan and Liberty by an average of 32 points. Connecticut and Texas stay second and third in Monday's Top 25. Notre Dame and Texas A&M changed places after the Aggies lost...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: South Carolina Junior WR Shaq Roland Has Left The Gamecocks’ Program

South Carolina will be without one of its most talented wide receivers when it faces Miami in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl.  Gameocks’ junior wide receiver Shaq Roland has departed from the South Carolina program, according to a report by 247 Sports.  Roland, who caught 26 passes for 354 yards and six touchdowns this season, did not attend South Carolina’s last two...
Via College Spun
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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