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Photo: South Carolina Had 6 A.M. Conditioning Inside Williams-Brice Stadium This Morning

Preparation for the 2015 season is fully underway at South Carolina, and the Gamecocks aren’t waiting for daylight to get in their work.  This morning, Steve Spurrier’s team had a conditioning session on the field at Williams-Brice Stadium. At 6 a.m. We’re guessing that was pretty rough.  South Carolina football’s Instagram account posted a photo of the workout.   ...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 South Carolina women top No. 11 Mississippi St. 69-50

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points to lead No. 2 South Carolina to a 69-50 victory over No. 11 Mississippi State and clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference championship Thursday night. The Gamecocks (27-1, 15-0 SEC) can win the title outright Sunday - and match the 2011 Tennessee team as the only 16-0 champs in SEC history - with a win at...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

College Football 2015: 4 Coaches to Replace Steve Spurrier

At the end of the regular season, it was hard trying to figure out which direction South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier would toward with regard to returning for another season in Columbia.In December, the man who helped make the Gamecocks a yearly contender (except for this past season) in the SEC East said he would be coming back for another season, but for how long the 69...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Welch's 19 points lead No. 2 Gamecocks to 71-66 victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee to remain perfect in Southeastern Conference play, 71-66 Monday night. The Gamecocks (26-1, 14-0 SEC) led 67-57 with five minutes left and a raucous crowd yelling to end a run of home losses to...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Showdown: No. 2 Gamecocks, No. 6 Lady Vols vie for title

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina faces another showdown, one perhaps to show who's got control of the Southeastern Conference. The second-ranked Gamecocks (25-1, 13-0 SEC) face No. 6 Tennessee (23-3, 13-0) on Monday night with the league championship clearly on the line. The winner doesn't clinch a crown, just takes a huge step in pursuit of the title in the final week of regular...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitchell leads No. 2 South Carolina past Arkansas, 73-56

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Tiffany Mitchell had 15 points, five steals and three blocks as No. 2 South Carolina shot 52.1 percent while earning a 73-56 win over Arkansas on Thursday night. The Gamecocks (25-1, 13-0 Southeastern Conference) have won three straight following a loss at No. 1 Connecticut, and reached 25 wins for the fourth straight season under coach Dawn Staley. The school...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Mike Davis “Knew It Was Gonna Be A Good Practice” At South Carolina When Spurrier Took His Shirt Off

Steve Spurrier’s players from Florida and South Carolina have plenty of great stories about the Head Ball Coach. Star running back Mike Davis is leaving Columbia for the NFL, but he has some stories to share about his legendary coach. Davis hopped on Bleacher Report Radio and was asked to share his favorite Spurrier stories. He decided to detail Spurrier’s penchant for taking...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks beat Furman 5-2

Tuesday afternoon’s game started out a lot like the first game against the College of Charleston.  Neither the offense nor the defense was especially sharp, and Carolina fell into an early hole. The Paladins led 2-0 headed to the home half of the third inning, and they had chased Matthew Vogel, the Carolina starting pitcher, from the game. From the bottom of the third inning on...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Cats and the Gamecocks

On Saturday afternoon, the Cats will be hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks, in a rematch of a game earlier this year. In that game, the Cats traveled down to Columbia and defeated the Gamecocks by a score of 58-43.  Devin Booker led the way for the Cats with 18 points, while Aaron Harrison added 13 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Down 2014 Season, South Carolina Is Still A Solid Favorite In 2015 Opener vs. UNC

2014 did not go as planned for the South Carolina Gamecocks. Steve Spurrier’s team went from SEC East favorite and College Football Playoff contender to conference also-ran, finishing 7-6 with an Independence Bowl win over Miami. The season was uncharacteristic for Spurrier’s program of late, and they will be looking for a return to form in 2015. 5Dimes released very early lines...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks hire New Co-Coordinator

South Carolina took a big step toward fixing its defensive woes today.  The Gamecocks hired Jon Hoke, recently of the Chicago Bears, to run their defense.  Well, they hired him to be a co-coordinator with Lorenzo Ward.  At the press conference earlier today, Coach Spurrier stated that Hoke would be the primary defensive play caller. Apparently the co-coordinators are going to...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina to have two DCs in 2015, reports say

South Carolina is to have two defensive co-ordinators for the team next year, reports say. John Hoke, who comes from the NFL and has most recently been with Chicago, will come on board to coach USC's passing defense, and current DC Lorenzo Ward will coach the Gamecocks rushing defense. Ward worked for Steve Spurrier at Florida between 1999-2001, the report from says...
Via SEC Football Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About South Carolina’s 2015 Recruiting Class

South Carolina, with its 30 commitments, has one of the 20 best recruiting classes in the country in 2015. Head coach Steve Spurrier seems excited about prospects, and told reporters Wednesday during National Signing Day that he expects them to prove even “better” than their rankings. Here’s everything you need to know about the Gamecocks’ class:  The class ranks No. 19...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina WR to transfer

South Carolina wide receiver KJ Brent is to transfer. "After careful consideration, I have asked USC for my release to explore the opportunity of playing my final year at another school", he tweeted. "It is a personal decision." South Carolina's 24-7 site noted that Brent had played in every game for the Gamecocks bar one, and wasn't ineffective, hauling in 9 catches for 111 yards...
Via SEC Football Blog
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Women's basketball: Gamecocks No. 1 for 10th week running

Jim Foster has become the first coach to lead four schools into The Associated Press women's poll, with Chattanooga entering the rankings at No. 25 on Monday. Foster guided Saint Joseph's, Vanderbilt and Ohio State to the rankings before coming to Chattanooga in 2013. It's the Mocs first appearance in the poll since 1984 when they were ranked for four weeks. Chattanooga hosts Samford...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: South Carolina Has New Cleats And Gloves For The Independence Bowl

South Carolina faces off against Miami in this year’s Independence Bowl, and the Gamecocks will have some cool new gear from Under Armour when they hit the field. USC has new garnet cleats and gloves for this afternoon’s showdown with the ‘Canes, and showed them off on Twitter this morning. New @DCIBowl cleats! #Gamecocks @UnderArmour — Gamecock...
Via College Spun
December 27, 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

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

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