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No. 25 South Carolina Gets Big Win Over No. 8 Texas A&M

Texas A&M got its third loss in four games after falling to No. 25 South Carolina 81-78 on Saturday. Sindarius Thornwell led the Gamecocks with 25 points. He also added nine assists to help his team overcome No. 8 Texas A&M. South Carolina was able to bounce back from its loss at Georgia on Tuesday to make a statement with a win over a top ten team. Michael Carerra scored...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thornwell, No. 25 South Carolina top No. 8 Texas A&M 81-78

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Sindarius Thornwell had 25 points and nine assists, helping No. 25 South Carolina beat No. 8 Texas A&M 81-78 on Saturday. Michael Carrera scored 20 points on 6-for-6 shooting for the Gamecocks (20-3, 7-3 Southeastern Conference), who bounced back from a 69-56 loss at Georgia on Tuesday. Mindaugus Kacinas finished with 11 points. Danuel House and...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 South Carolina vs. No. 1 UConn Gamecocks 1st sellout

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) No. 2 South Carolina will have a packed house when the Gamecocks host No. 1 Connecticut on Monday night, the program's first sellout at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena. The school's ticket office announced the sellout on Friday. The contest features a matchup of the last undefeated Division I programs with three-time defending NCAA champion Connecticut coming...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Coates 27 points lead No. 2 South Carolina to 78-68 victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Alaina Coates had 27 points and 13 rebounds as No. 2 South Carolina overcame an injury to star Tiffany Mitchell to defeat No. 18 Kentucky 78-68 Thursday night and head to its showdown with top-ranked Connecticut at 22-0. Coates had her fourth double-double in the past five games for the Gamecocks (10-0 Southeastern Conference), who needed every bit of it to...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Defensive Tackle Karamo Dioubate Commits To Temple Over South Carolina

One of the final blue chip recruits left unsigned will be staying in his native Philadelphia. Four-star defensive tackle Karamo Dioubate committed to Matt Rhule’s Temple Owls over the SEC’s South Carolina Gamecocks during a ceremony moments ago.  LIVE on #Periscope: Karamo Dioubate is about to decide between Temple, South Carolina and Alabama. https://t.co/36aPP4a49N — Kyle...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Muschamp pleased with 1st recruiting class at South Carolina

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said he had a high winning percentage in recruiting this year. He hopes that translates to success on the football field. Muschamp said he visited with about 36 players since taking the job in early December. ''And only six guys we offered didn't come,'' he said. ''So we did a good job when we got them here on campus.'' Muschamp had to scramble...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina braces for the defining stretch of its season

The date was January 13, 2016. The South Carolina Gamecocks had not lost a basketball game this season. At 15-0, they joined the SMU Mustangs as one of only two unbeaten teams in the country. SMU, being ineligible for the NCAA tournament, will unavoidably become a team which will miss the Dance after entering January without a blemish on its record. South Carolina, though? Come on...
Via The Student Section
4 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina starter Asia Dozier injures hand, day-to-day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina starting forward Asia Dozier injured her right hand against Texas A&M and her status is unclear for the No. 2 Gamecocks next contest against 18th-ranked Kentucky. Dozier, a senior, injured her hand in the third quarter Sunday and did not return to South Carolina's 70-63 victory. Dozier is listed as day-to-day and South Carolina officials...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-Star Wide Receiver Flips From Arkansas To South Carolina

The South Carolina Gamecocks received a nice boost to their receiving corps on Sunday when three-star receiver Kiel Pollard announced he was flipping from Arkansas over to South Carolina. With much thought & prayers I have decided to flip my commitment to the University of South Carolina #SpursUp! pic.twitter.com/2uYetgEFwr — Kiel pollard (@biggtime_2) January 31, 2016 ...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch what it's like to be a South Carolina football player

Ever wondered what it'd like to walk in the shoes of a high-level college football player? The Gamecocks Football production team put together a behind-the-scenes look of the daily musings of a South Carolina football player. Linebacker T.J. Holloman demonstrated exactly what the typical day would consist of. Once class finishes in the morning, Holloman and the Gamecocks transition...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Linebacker JaCorey Morris Becomes 2nd Player To Leave South Carolina’s 2016 Class Today

Recruiting has taken some wild turns, both good and bad, for the South Carolina Gamecocks in recent days. On Sunday, former Alabama running back Tyren Jones committed to the ‘Cocks, and earlier today, reports emerged that Randrecous Davis has decommitted from Georgia and now has Miami and USC as his final two. It hasn’t all been good news however. Four-star Tre Jackson decommitted...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina garners pledge from 'versatile kid with very high IQ'

Since Will Muschamp has taken over the post as head coach of South Carolina, a trend has taken place via his recruiting. Muschamp and his staff have seemingly targeted players with great positional versatility. This helps in the event of an injury, or simply when depth gets thin at a specific position. The Gamecocks' latest pledge Dennis "D.J." Wonnum fits the bill in this capacity...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Tide RB Tyren Jones commits to South Carolina

Former Alabama running back Tyren Jones has committed to South Carolina, according to 247 Sports. Jones, a former four-star recruit from the Atlanta area, was dismissed from Alabama early last year after being arrested for marijuana possession and spent the 2015 season at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas. On top of South Carolina, he had offers from Louisville and Auburn. And...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Head Coach Wants Steve Spurrier To Remain Part Of Program

In a lot of cases, when a popular coach leaves a school or team there is a desire for that coach to go far away from the program or organization so that their shadow isn’t still cast over the program, thus hampering the new leader. Even with a rough start to the 2015 season that led to his immediate resignation midway through, Steve Spurrier is still incredibly popular with the...
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp thinks his new offensive coordinator could have saved his job at Florida

Will Muschamp is talking up his new offensive coordinator, saying he’d still be at Florida had he hired him in his first year there. The newly-hired South Carolina coach was effusive in his praise for Kurt Roper, currently an offensive assistant for the Browns and Muschamp’s offensive coordinator in his final season with the Gators. Roper will take the reigns of South Carolina’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore added to Will Muschamp's staff

Former South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore has been added to Will Muschamp’s staff.  Lattimore, 24, played with the Gamecocks from 2010-12. He had a prolific freshman season but knee injuries derailed his sophomore and junior seasons. They also prevented his NFL career from taking off.  The former tailback will “not be a coach—instead, he will talk to the...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina to name indoor practice facility after Spurrier

Even though Steve Spurrier won’t step on the field ever again as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks, future players and coaches will see him every single day they go out to practice. The team’s indoor practice facility will be getting a new name that honors the legendary college football coach and his wife: NEW: @UofSC trustees approve naming the #Gamecocks' indoor...
Via Gamedayr
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Spurrier donates final paycheck from South Carolina to Gamecock Club

Twitter/@llakejordan Steve Spurrier stepped down as South Carolina head coach on October 12, but he’s not done giving back to the school’s athletics programs. According to The State, Spurrier donated his final check from South Carolina to the Gamecock Club.  Former South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier returned his final payment from the school, a check for more than ...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp on ability to recruit: 'Look at my wife'

    Will Muschamp was officially introduced as the new head football coach at South Carolina on Monday morning, and he answered a wide range of questions about how he can turn things around for the Gamecocks. He really knocked it out of the park with his take on recruiting. When a reporter asked Muschamp if he envisions having any issues getting players to come play for him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Recruit decommits from South Carolina after coaching change

Four-star defensive end recruit Jordan Smith, who committed to play for South Carolina back in July, has changed his mind after the team’s coaching changes. Smith tweeted out the news Monday afternoon, adding that while he was able to handle losing head coach Steve Spurrier, not having defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward on the staff pushed him over the edge.  Smith’s posts...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mother of top recruit calls Will Muschamp a 'pure liar'

There were mixed feelings in the college football world when Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp stepped down and took the head coaching job with South Carolina. The mother of the top 2016 recruit that knows exactly where she stands with Muschamp, though. Jennifer Coney, mother of Rashan Gray, a defensive tackle that has a perfect .9999 score on 247sports, is upset that...
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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