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Arkansas basketball faces huge test at South Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks podcast with Jason Kersey and Trent Shadid. Today, the guys talk about the latest in Arkansas football recruiting and preview the Razorbacks’ Wednesday basketball game at South Carolina. SEC Country launched the Borderline Erotic Podcast on Aug. 29, 2016. It is named after the colorful way Arkansas football...
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4 days ago

Arkansas in need of big win at No. 21 South Carolina

In need of a sparkplug win, Arkansas heads to No. 21 South Carolina on Tuesday with an opportunity at improving its tenuous NCAA tournament position. The Razorbacks (18-7, 7-5 SEC) are coming off a road win at LSU, but have lost two of three overall, including an ugly 83-78 loss to a bad Missouri team. The rocky stretch has Arkansas teetering on the NCAA tournament bubble. The...
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5 days ago

Pro Football Focus expert: South Carolina can win SEC East in 2017 behind Jake Bentley, Deebo Samuel

By the end of 2016, South Carolina coach Will Muschamp turned what many thought would be a laugher of a season into a reason to crack chuckles of his own. The Gamecocks were a popular doormat six months ago, and they had the mud stains to prove it: Some said Muschamp’s hire was boring, some said they would put up a goose egg in the win column through their first six games, some...
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5 days ago

Who will replace Mason Zandi as South Carolina’s starting left tackle?

South Carolina has plenty of candidates capable of replacing starting left tackle Mason Zandi. Shoring up Jake Bentley’s blindside protection is near the top of Gamecocks coaches’ spring to-do list. Fortunately for first-year offensive line coach Eric Wolford, left tackle is the only position that doesn’t return its 2016 starter. To fill the void, Wolford’s options include...
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5 days ago

Frank Martin placing an emphasis on post play for South Carolina basketball

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina basketball has not been throwing the ball inside enough. It’s a feeling Gamecocks coach Frank Martin started getting 10 days ago, after USC beat Georgia. He felt it again after a four-overtime loss against Alabama a week ago. So the USC coach made some changes before the Gamecocks went to Mississippi State on Saturday night, placing the emphasis...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

5 redshirt freshmen ready to contribute for South Carolina

South Carolina played more than 10 of its true freshmen in 2016, but now it’s time for more of the 2016 class to have a chance to make its mark on USC football. With spring football less than two weeks away, we take a look at 5 redshirt freshmen who could make a big impact in 2017: Randrecous Davis Davis technically played in 2016, recording 3 catches for 47 yards and 1 rush...
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5 days ago

South Carolina spring game to be televised on April 1

South Carolina will be the first SEC spring game this season. On Tuesday, the SEC announced the annual Garnet and Black game will be the first SEC spring game to air. It will take place at 2 p.m. on April 1 and will be televised on SEC Network. South Carolina opens spring practice on Feb. 25, with four practices set to take place before spring break. Last week, Gamecocks coach Will...
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5 days ago

What The NCAA’s Longest Win Streak Looks Like

The No. 1-ranked Connecticut Huskies beat the 6th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks 66-55 on Monday night for their NCAA-record 100th consecutive win. They last lost on Nov. 17, 2014, when they fell to the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal, 88-86 in overtime. That loss snapped a 47-game winning streak itself, meaning that, between March 13, 2013, and today, the Huskies have won four NCAA Championships...
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5 days ago

The Gamecocks’ next defensive star; South Carolina announces additions to football staff

Welcome to SEC Country’s Chicken & Waffles, your daily dish for all things South Carolina Gamecocks football, basketball and more. Miss a previous edition? Find every edition of SEC Country’s South Carolina Gamecocks Chicken & Waffles right here. Replacing Darius English With senior “Buck” Darius English graduating, the Gamecocks will start the 2017 campaign with...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

New South Carolina football operations center will have arcade, movie theater, Will Muschamp says

The work on the new South Carolina football operations facility will be fully underway March 1, Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. On an appearance on WGCV with Teddy Heffner and Rick Sanford, Muschamp discussed the new operations center, which will be housed next to the recently built indoor facility and practice fields. Muschamp also outlined some of the “bells and...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

South Carolina recruiting: Gamecocks preparing for major recruiting event

Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. Miss a previous edition? Find every episode of SEC Country’s daily SpursUp Surveillance recruiting notebook right here. Up next for South Carolina South Carolina has already hosted a...
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5 days ago

UConn 66, South Carolina 55: It just seemed inevitable

Connecticut wins its 100th game in a row despite a admirable effort by the Gamecocks Welp. The word is an oversimplification for what happened tonight in Storrs. Connecticut was on the precipice of yet another unprecedented milestone to add in their case of ridiculous accomplishments, and it probably didn’t matter who UConn played tonight. Tonight was their night. UConn...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
6 days ago

South Carolina women’s basketball: Recap, box score from 66-55 loss at No. 1 UConn

South Carolina women’s basketball largely played the game it needed for the first 18 minutes Monday night against UConn. But the rest of the game served as a reminder of why No. 1 UConn was playing for the first 100-game winning streak in Division 1 basketball history – and why the Huskies got the job done in a 66-55 win against No. 6 South Carolina (21-3, 11-1) UConn, after...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

How will South Carolina replace Darius English?

With spring practice set to open later this month, the South Carolina defensive brain trust will start to see how Darius English will be replaced. English, who led South Carolina with 13 tackles for loss and nine sacks in 2016, served as the starting “Buck,” a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker position. Since closing out his career with the Gamecocks, English has since...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

The GABA Cast, Episode 65: BREAKING UCONN.

The case for Sindarius Thornwell as SEC POY and why the Lady Gamecocks can upend the bulletproof Huskies. This week, the GABA Cast celebrates DC3’s return welcomes the OG’s back to the pod as we discuss a variety of topics, but mostly we talk a bunch about Gamecock hoops, including: The case for Sindarius Thornwell as the SEC Player of the Year. (Hint: we think he should win...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
6 days ago

South Carolina basketball pulling hard for women’s team at UConn

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Frank Martin has a busy Monday ahead filled with film study of South Carolina’s next opponent and a friend’s birthday party in Columbia. But the South Carolina coach has getting his work done as quickly as possible because he has a 9 p.m. appointment with his television to watch the South Carolina women’s basketball team face No. 1 UConn. “I’m going to...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

Advanced metrics rank South Carolina among nation’s most improved defenses in 2016

While the South Carolina offense is still a work in progress, the Gamecocks’ defense made major strides under Will Muschamp. According to Bill Connelly’s S&P+ rating system, South Carolina was the 10th-most improved defense in the country in 2016. The Gamecocks ranked 95th in defensive S&P+ in 2015, but jumped up 45 spots to No. 50 last season. Here’s the full top...
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6 days ago

Will Muschamp, South Carolina officially announce new additions to staff

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp officially announced the new changes to the Gamecocks support staff. Muschamp promoted Robbie Liles from director of player personnel to director of football operations. Liles’ previous position was filled by Matt Lindsey, who comes from the Philadelphia Eagles. Corey Miller has also been added to the strength and conditioning staff as an assistant...
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6 days ago

Bracketology: South Carolina basketball seeing consistency in projections

The latest round of bracketology has a lot of uniformity for South Carolina basketball. All three main bracket projections have the Gamecocks (20-5, 10-2) as a No. 6 seed facing the same opponent and it’s a name that was put on the map during the 2016 NCAA Tournament: Middle Tennessee State. The Blue Raiders became the eighth school to upset a No. 2 seed as a No. 15 seed, downing...
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6 days ago

#6 South Carolina vs. #1 UConn: Third time’s the charm?

The Gamecocks have yet to vanquish the giant, but is this the year they finally get the best of Conneticut? When: Monday, February 13th Tipoff: 9 p.m. EST Where: Harry A. Gampel Pavillion - Storrs, Conn. How to watch: ESPN 2 How to listen: 107.5 The Game Here we go again. It’s hard to avoid the cliches with this match up, as it’s now three years in a row South Carolina...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
6 days ago

South Carolina basketball falls to No. 21 in AP Poll

South Carolina basketball spent two weeks ranked No. 19 in the AP Poll, but after a 1-1 week, the Gamecocks (20-5, 10-2) dropped two spots to No. 21 in this week’s AP Poll. South Carolina dropped a crazy four-overtime game to Alabama on Tuesday, coming back late in the fourth, taking a 7-point lead in the second overtime, but ultimately falling 90-86 in the fourth overtime. The...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

5 South Carolina players to watch in spring football

South Carolina football is getting Will Muschamp’s second spring football campaign underway on Feb. 25 and a few specific players will have extra eyes on them. We take a closer look at 5 players to watch in spring football: Skai Moore This list couldn’t start anywhere else, of course. Moore is working his way back from neck fusion surgery. His progress is probably the most...
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6 days ago

5 South Carolina football players who need big offseasons

South Carolina football is less than two weeks away from kicking off spring football, the second part of its offseason regimen. And with it, some players can make statements about the type of seasons they have ahead of them in 2017 with big spring campaigns. We take a closer look at 5 players who need big offseasons: Jamarcus King King had a nice first season as a Gamecock, making...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

Olympic Roundup: Gamecock softball sweeps their opening weekend

South Carolina softball season begins with a bang, tennis remains on a roll and Swimming looks for a championship If you thought six other sports to keep up with was tough enough, try adding on a seventh. Softball hosted the Carolina Classic this weekend with a thrilling conclusion yesterday, just adding to the success of the non-rev sports this spring. Men’s and women’s tennis...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
6 days ago

South Carolina Gamecocks women’s basketball prepares for No. 1 UConn; men’s basketball tops Mississippi State

Welcome to SEC Country’s Chicken & Waffles, your daily dish for all things South Carolina Gamecocks football, basketball and more. Miss a previous edition? Find every edition of SEC Country’s South Carolina Gamecocks Chicken & Waffles right here. Lady Gamecocks prepare for No. 1 UConn “We can’t play the entire tradition of a UConn,” Carolina coach Dawn Staley...
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6 days ago
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