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The GABA Cast #66: SPORTS ARE BAD SOMETIMES.

Enjoy the latest episode from the only podcast duo crazy enough to bring you year-round Gamecock sports letdowns! Hello, friends. Tonight we celebrate a tradition like no other: Gamecock sports teams letting us down. It's as old as time itself, heck, it might be older than time, but that's what makes us who we are... This past week, the South Carolina Gamecocks suffered gut...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
9 hours ago

WATCH: Sindarius Thornwell talks his path at South Carolina

Sindarius Thornwell is in the midst of a special final season at South Carolina. On Monday, South Carolina shared a video in which the SEC player of the year candidate shares his story from South Carolina to hardships enduring during his career as a Gamecock, both personal and athletically. In the video, Thornwell said South Carolina’s team slogan this season is “unfinished business”...
Via SEC Country
10 hours ago

247sports ranks South Carolina football coaching job outside top 25

When Will Muschamp was hired as the new South Carolina football coach in Dec. 2015, he said quickly that he embraces the expectations that come with the job. On the other hand, it’s those same expectations that can make the job a difficult one. 247sports’ Travis Haney undertook the task of ranking the 65 Power 5 coaching jobs, slotting South Carolina as the No. 27 job and citing...
Via SEC Country
11 hours ago

No. 13 Florida goes for ninth straight vs. South Carolina

South Carolina folded badly last season and played its way out of an expected NCAA Tournament bid. The current campaign is beginning to look a little bit too familiar to last season's collapse. The Gamecocks have lost three of their last four games to drop out of the Top 25 and will attempt to end their untimely slide when they visit No. 13 Florida in Tuesday's SEC contest at...
Via FOX Sports
15 hours ago

Xavier Thomas would have already committed to South Carolina if…

On Sunday, 5-star defensive end Xavier Thomas reminded reporters at The Opening in Orlando that South Carolina was his dream school. The No. 2-ranked player in the class of 2018 made another pretty revealing statement about his interest in the Gamecocks. If Steve Spurrier was still the head coach, things would be different right now. “I would have been committed, if all that...
Via SEC Country
17 hours ago

Bracketology: South Carolina basketball slides in latest projections

South Carolina basketball’s recent slide has it understandably dropping in NCAA Tournament projections. The Gamecocks were projected as a No. 6 seed across the board last week, but slipped to a No. 7 seed by both ESPN and USA Today, while CBS Sports has the Gamecocks as a No. 8 seed. **ESPN’s Joe Lunardi pegs South Carolina as a No. 7 seed in Sacramento against No. 10 Michigan...
Via SEC Country
18 hours ago

A bad weekend in Gamecock sports leads to a bunch of bad Gamecock takes

Naturally when things don’t go South Carolina’s way, the fan base will overreact Contrary to popular belief in Columbia, it was NOT great to be a Gamecock this weekend. With basketball playing two seemingly easy games and baseball opening their season with the traditional mid-major — this weekend was set up to be one where Gamecock fans and alumni could go back to their...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
18 hours ago

Nation’s No. 2 recruit calls South Carolina his ‘dream school’: Bad weekend for Gamecocks hoops

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. 5-star DE calls USC ‘dream school’ Good news first! The No. 2 overall prospect for 2018 had glowing things to say about...
Via SEC Country
19 hours ago

Cunningham's late layup sends Missouri past South Carolina

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Sophie Cunningham made a layup with 0.6 seconds to give Missouri a 62-60 comeback victory over No. 6 South Carolina on Sunday. Cunningham had 26 points on 10-of-16 shooting to help the Tigers (19-9, 9-5 Southeastern Conference) win their third straight. They beat the Gamecocks (22-4, 12-2) for the second time since joining the conference. Sierra Michaelis added...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

#4 South Carolina vs. UNCG Game 3 Recap: Gamecocks Fall to Spartans 1-0

Adam Hill looked great, but South Carolina’s offense was MIA today The Gamecocks fell short of sweeping UNCG this weekend as the offense took the day off in Columbia. Both teams were held scoreless in the first two innings, but the Spartans got on the board in the third. Unfortunately, a leadoff walk, a passed ball and a misplayed ball by South Carolina all helped UNCG get the...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
1 day ago

#4 South Carolina vs. UNCG Game 2 Recap: Gamecocks Beat Spartans 5-1, Win Series

Wil Crowe looked great in his first game back since 2015 The Gamecocks are still undefeated on the diamond in 2017 after beating UNCG in game two of their series on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans threatened early, getting two batters on with one out inn the first, but they weren’t able to capitalize. Both teams’ offenses were pretty quiet otherwise until the third inning,...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
2 days ago

No. 21 South Carolina looks to rebound at Vanderbilt

South Carolina and Vanderbilt both posted damaging losses within the last week, but each still enters Saturday night's game at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn., with a lot on the line. The Gamecocks' Southeastern Conference title hopes took a hit after Wednesday's 83-76 home loss to Arkansas. No. 21 South Carolina (20-6, 10-3 SEC) is in great shape for its first NCAA Tournament...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Davis, Alaina lead No. 6 South Carolina past Vanderbilt

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Kaela Davis and Alaina Coates each scored 15 points to help No. 6 South Carolina beat Vanderbilt 82-51 on Thursday night. The game looked just like it did on paper - the Southeastern Conference's best team playing its worst, which was just what the Gamecocks (22-3, 12-1) needed after a 66-55 loss to No. 1 Connecticut for the Huskies' 100th straight victory...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No time for sulking: Gamecocks need to look past UConn loss

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Dawn Staley knows there's no time for sulking over her squad latest loss to UConn, not with the upcoming challenges the sixth-ranked Gamecocks face in the Southeastern Conference. ''We're good'' mentally, Staley said Wednesday. ''We're getting right back up.'' The Gamecocks (21-3, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) have little choice, prepping...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thornwell leads No. 19 South Carolina over Miss. St 77-73

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Sindarius Thornwell scored 28 points, Chris Silva added 15 and No. 19 South Carolina made a late surge to beat Mississippi State 77-73 on Saturday night. The Gamecocks (20-5, 9-3) bounced back from a 90-86 four-overtime loss to Alabama on Tuesday. This game was close and hard-fought, too: Mississippi State led 64-63 with 5:17 remaining, but the Gamecocks...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 South Carolina looks to spoil UConn's run to 100 wins

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Dawn Staley knows history will be made Monday night. She just hopes she's on the winning side. The sixth-ranked Gamecocks are heading to No. 1 UConn for the Gamecocks' latest try to topple the undefeated , four-time NCAA Tournament defending champions who have not lost since early in the 2014-15 season. If South Carolina fails, UConn could...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

5 under-the-radar teams to watch in March

Nothing deflates the excitement of finally eyeing the bracket on Selection Sunday quite like perusing the seeds and match-ups and seeing a team you just don’t have much familiarity with. You know the school, the coach, and maybe a player, but you haven’t seen them play and aren’t even really sure how good they are. Even though the NCAA selection committee gave them a seed,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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