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Clemson guard Al-Amir Dawes (2) drives against Minnesota guard Marcus Carr (5) during the Tigers' 78-60 loss on Monday in Minneapolis.

Minnesota takes down Clemson 78-60 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

MINNEAPOLIS - Marcus Carr has made an immediate impact as Minnesota's new point guard, a sophomore transfer with plenty of room left for improvement. This bounce-back performance was his best yet. Carr had a career-high 24 points plus nine …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence rolls out to pass against South Carolina on Saturday.

ACC title game features bevy of playmakers

CLEMSON - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hasn't stopped thinking about Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins since the 22nd-ranked Cavaliers clinched their spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game last week. "He's a guy you've got to …

Sumter DL Boone weighing his options

Sumter High School defensive end Justus Boone is a 2021 football recruit who did not land his first offer until late August when South Carolina stepped up. Boone wasn't really on the recruiting radar at that point, having played at Laurence Manning …

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp began making changes in his coaching staff on Sunday, a day after the completion of a 4-8 season.

USC demotes McClendon, fires Werner, Dillman

COLUMBIA - South Carolina football head coach Will Muschamp demoted offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon and fired quarterbacks coach Dan Werner and strength and conditioning coach Jeff Dillman on Sunday. McClendon was in his second season as …

South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley

Gamecock quarterback Bentley announces intention to transfer

Jake Bentley's time as a football player at the University of South Carolina officially came to an end on Monday. Bentley, a 3-year starter at quarterback who was lost for the season in the Gamecocks' season opener this year, announced via social …

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin

Northern Iowa knocks off South Carolina 78-72

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - AJ Green scored 26 points, including Northern Iowa's last 10 points, leading the Panthers to a 78-72 win over South Carolina in the third-place game at the Cancun Challenge on Wednesday night. Trae Berhow had five 3-pointers …

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp and the Gamecocks will need their most consistent game of the season to compete against No. 3 Clemson on Saturday.

Muschamp: USC needs consistency to top Tigers

Will Muschamp knows the odds are stacked against his South Carolina football team when it plays host to defending national champion and No. 3 Clemson on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The Gamecocks are 4-7 and about to close out …

South Carolina's Aliyah Boston (4) has been fantastic to start her career for the fifth-ranked Gamecocks.

Freshman Boston off to fast start for No. 5 South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Aliyah Boston doesn't have a secret to her shot-blocking success. The South Carolina freshman's explanation: "I don't think they see me coming." Possibly, though it's hard to miss the 6-foot-5 Boston, not the way the latest in the …

The Clemson defense is looking for a better performance against rival South Carolina on Saturday after Gamecock quarterback Jake Bentley threw for five touchdowns in the Tigers’ 56-35 victory last season.

No. 3 Clemson promises better defense against USC

CLEMSON - Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables just can't forget what happened against South Carolina a year ago. The Tigers had one of their worst defensive performances in Venables' tenure when they hosted the Gamecocks - and he is …

South Carolina's Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (21) blocks a shot-by Clemson's Shania Meertens during USC's 84-48 win on Sunday in  Clemson.

No. 5 USC rolls past Clemson 84-48

CLEMSON - Mikiah Herbert Harrigan didn't have another chance. She was a senior who longed to be among those Gamecocks of the past to never lose to rival Clemson and she had to be instrumental. No problem. Herbert Harrigan had 13 points, …

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin and the Gamecocks fell to Boston College 78-70 on Tuesday.

Boston U earns 78-70 upset win over South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Boston knew it probably couldn't match South Carolina physically. The Gamecocks, coached by Frank Martin, are always in the opponent's face. But if they weren't there to run through "Just getting into the paint, being poised, …

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp's coaching status has been frequently questioned this year, but an extension would prove that the USC brass is behind their embattled coach.

An extension for Muschamp would put out all fires

There may only be one thing left now that can keep the University of South Carolina football program from being in a fully engaged blaze following next Saturday's season finale against Clemson. Give head coach Will Muschamp a 1-year extension. I …

LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches a 34-yard touchdown pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

No. 1 LSU's defensive concerns have Orgeron looking inward

BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU coach Ed Orgeron said he's taking a hard look in the mirror after the No. 1 Tigers' defense gave up a season-high 614 yards - not to mention 37 points - in their most recent victory at Mississippi. "The first thing I do is …

Clemson's Trevor Lawrence scrambles out of the pocket during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wake Forest Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Clemson, S.C.

No. 3 Tigers playing powerhouse football headed into bye

CLEMSON - Clemson's week off in early October was filled with questions and a fall from No. 1 in the rankings. Six weeks later the third-ranked Tigers feel they are in a much better place, prepping for the College Football Playoffs. Clemson …

Hunter Tyson

Clemson men's hoops takes down Detroit Mercy 87-65

CLEMSON - There's a simple path for Hunter Tyson to get more playing time at Clemson: defend hard and shoot well like he did against Detroit Mercy. The 6-foot-8 Tyson had a career-high 20 points off five 3-pointers to lead the Tigers to …