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South Carolina's Destanni Henderson smiles after making a basket during the Gamecocks' win over UConn in the national championship on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Henderson's scoring outburst lifts the Gamecocks to title

MINNEAPOLIS - The smallest player on the court came up huge in the biggest moments for South Carolina. UConn opened the fourth quarter with a quick basket to cut South Carolina's lead to seven in the NCAA title game Sunday night. The Huskies, …

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, right, greets fans as the team returns to the team's hotel following their national championship victory over UConn on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Behind-the-scenes with women's NCAA champions

MINNEAPOLIS - They laughed at each other. They laughed with each other. They shared meals, shared moments, dared teammates to play them in ping-pong, got serious when it was time for schoolwork and got very serious when it was time for …

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley celebrates with her team after the Gamecocks won the national championship in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Staley leads South Carolina over UConn for second NCAA title

MINNEAPOLIS — Dawn Staley hoisted the championship trophy high, strutted around the court and stopped for a brief victory dance. She handed over the hardware to South Carolina's student band, …

South Carolina's Aliyah Boston and Victaria Saxton will face UConn for the national championship on Siunday.

South Carolina and UConn meet for women's hoops championship

MINNEAPOLIS — It's one of the most remarkable records in sports. Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are 11-0 in NCAA championship games. The Huskies will look to continue that run when they …

The South Carolina bench celebrates during their win over Louisville in the Women’s Final Four NCAA Tournament on Friday in Minneapolis.

South Carolina women top Louisville, advance to title game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This time, Aliyah Boston and the South Carolina Gamecocks were smiling as they strutted off the court at the Final Four. The only crying came from relief and joy, one year …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) shoots while Creighton guard Morgan Maly (30) defends during the Gamecocks' 80-50 win in the Elite 8 round of the women's NCAA tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Sunday.

No. 1 South Carolina women beat Creighton, reach Final Four

GREENSBORO, N.C. — South Carolina and Aliyah Boston gained what they'd pointed toward all season — a shot at redemption at the Final Four. Boston scored 19 points to lead the …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston, top left, blocks North Carolina guard Carlie Littlefield (2) during the Gamecocks' win in the Sweet 16 round of the women's NCAA tournament in in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Friday.

Boston, South Carolina top North Carolina 69-61 in Sweet 16

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston's dominance in the NCAA Tournament has reached levels not seen in a half-century. Boston had 28 points, including all 13 for top-seeded South Carolina …

South Carolina guard LeLe Grissett (24) defends Miami guard Kelsey Marshall (20) during the Gamecocks' win in the second-round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Sunday in Columbia.

No. 1 South Carolina leaning on its defense in NCAA tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. - No. 1 South Carolina has leaned heavily on its defense in the women's NCAA Tournament. There's no option , Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley said, if her players want to stay on the floor and South Carolina wants to keep …

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley wants the NCAA to close the gap between men's and women's athletics by showing both groups the same level of financial support.

Staley's NCAA fix for inequities? Pay women's teams like men

The phrase "March Madness" is everywhere this women's NCAA Tournament. On scoreboards in place of team names during practices. Scrolling on video ribbon boards. On banners inside the arenas. On the courts themselves with a bit of TV magic through …

Laurence Manning shortstop Tyler June committed to South Carolina on Tuesday despite being just 10 games into his varsity baseball career with the Swampcats.

Ahead of the game: Laurence Manning sophomore June commits to South Carolina baseball

Laurence Manning Academy shortstop Tyler June is only 10 games into his sophomore season, but he already has his college plans in place. June formally announced on Tuesday that he is committed to play at South Carolina. He also had interest from …

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, the coach of the wire-to-wire No. 1 ranked team in The Associated Press Poll, will look to lead the Gamecocks to a national title this month.

A look at what could happen in the women's NCAA Tournament

The women's NCAA Tournament field is set and now the fun begins, with 68 teams trying to win the national championship - starting with the first-ever First Four games. The tournament returned to some normalcy this year after it was played in its …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) was named a first team All-American for the second straight season on Wednesday.

Gamecocks' Boston again named first team All-American

NEW YORK - Rhyne Howard has joined an exclusive group by becoming a three-time Associated Press All-American. The Kentucky senior became the ninth player in women's basketball history to earn first-team honors three times, getting a spot on the …

South Carolina's Aliyah Boston (4), whose Gamecocks enter as the top seed overall, is among the brightest stars in the women's NCAA Tournament.

Boston, Bueckers, Clark among returning stars in women's NCAA field

COLUMBIA - Paige Bueckers and Caitlin Clark are back, this time as talented sophomores in the women's basketball NCAA Tournament. The duo commanded center stage and the nation's attention last year in one of the most anticipated women's Sweet 16 …

Former Sumter High wrestler Corbett finishes 6th at DII National Championship

Former Sumter High wrestler Majid Corbett took part in the Division II National Wrestling Championships in St. Louis over the weekend. After a strong run through the first day to earn All-American status, the Limestone Saint stumbled on the second …

South Carolina fired head coach Frank Martin on Monday.

South Carolina fires Martin after 10 seasons as men's coach

COLUMBIA — South Carolina has fired coach Frank Martin after 10 seasons with just one appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Athletic director Ray Tanner announced the move Monday, saying the …