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South Carolina's Meechie Johnson, left, is fouled by Kentucky's Sahvir Wheeler during the Gamecocks' win in Lexington, Kentucky, on Tuesday.

Gamecocks top Kentucky at Rupp for 1st time in 14 years

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Meechie Johnson hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points to lead South Carolina over Kentucky 71-68 on Tuesday night, winning at Rupp Arena for the first time in 14 years and giving coach Lamont Paris his first SEC …

Former Sumter High standout and current South Carolina defensive back O'Donnell Fortune and the Gamecocks finished at No. 23 in the final Associated Press Top 25.

South Carolina finishes at No. 23 in final AP Poll

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Georgia was No. 1 in the final Associated Press Top 25 college football poll, becoming the 12th back-to-back national champion in the history of the rankings after routing TCU on Monday night. The Horned Frogs were No. 2, …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) and the Gamecocks remain atop The Associated Press Top 25 after beating Mississippi State on Sunday.

USC remains atop AP Top 25, Illinois ends 23-year drought

Off to one of the best starts in school history, Illinois cracked The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll for the first time in 23 years on Monday. The Illini (14-3) are ranked No. 24 in their first Top 25 appearance since Nov. 27, …

South Carolina guard Zia Cooke (1) dribbles past Mississippi State guard Debreasha Powe (21) during the Gamecocks' victory in Starkville, Mississippi, on Sunday.

No. 1 South Carolina survives at Mississippi State, 58-51

STARKVILLE, Miss. — There haven’t been many games in which the South Carolina Gamecocks have been challenged on the court over the course of the last few years, but Dawn Staley’s …

South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer agreed to a contract extension on Friday that more than doubles his salary.

South Carolina's Beamer gets big raise in new contract

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has more than doubled his salary for next season with a new contract worth more than $33 million over the next five years. The school's board of trustees approved the agreement Friday. It boosts …

Former East Clarendon star and current South Carolina guard Talaysia Cooper (11) and the Gamecocks remain on top of The Associated Press Top 25.

South Carolina still No. 1, as Utah gets first crack at AP Top 10

South Carolina finished 2022 how it started the year: No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll. While the top-ranked Gamecocks cruised to a win in their lone game last week, then-No. 4 Indiana, No. 6 N.C. State and No. 7 …

South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer reacts to a call during the Gator Bowl against Notre Dame on Friday in Jacksonville, Florida.

Fortune's late pick-6 not enough as South Carolina falls to Notre Dame in dramatic Gator Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Notre Dame's Tyler Buchner accounted for seven of the 11 touchdowns in the highest-scoring Gator Bowl in history. Two of them he'd like to forget. Buchner threw …

Former East Clarendon star and current South Carolina guard Talaysia Cooper handles the ball against Texas A&M on Thursday in Columbia.

Cooper scores 15 as No. 1 South Carolina runs past Texas A&M 76-34

COLUMBIA (AP) — No. 1 South Carolina is a lot more than just reigning AP Player of the Year Aliyah Boston. When it comes to outside shooting, Zia Cooke is a key performer for the …

South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) and the Gamecocks will face Notre Dame in the Gator Bowl this afternoon.

Notre Dame, South Carolina will look much different in Gator Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - No one should expect Notre Dame and South Carolina to look - or probably play - like they did late in the regular season. The teams are essentially shells of themselves right now. The 19th-ranked Fighting Irish (8-4, No. …

Former East Clarendon star Talaysia Cooper is part of a large group of new guards for South Carolina this season.

Staley, No. 1 South Carolina making a point with new guards

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Dawn Staley believes her point guards this season have all the skills necessary to help the Gamecocks win another national title. Everything except experience. "Experience," Staley said, "is irreplaceable." The …

Former East Clarendon star and current South Carolina guard Talaysia Cooper (11) pushes the ball up court against Coastal Carolina guard Amaya Adams on Wednesday in Columbia.

No. 1 South Carolina, Boston power past Coastal 102-39

COLUMBIA — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley wants to make sure people remember how special Aliyah Boston is. The Gamecocks' All-American has done a pretty good job reminding them on her own …

South Carolina guard Talaysia Cooper, the former East Clarendon star, and the Gamecocks remain on top of the Associated Press Top 25. Cooper is coming off a 14-point performance on Sunday.

South Carolina remains atop AP Top 25, St. John's breaks in

St. John's earned its first ranking in seven years after matching the best start in school history, entering The Associated Press women's basketball poll at No. 25 on Monday. The Red Storm (11-0) equaled the 2004-05 team that also won its first …

South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer thinks his team is trending in the right direction, even as a few players enter the transfer portal ahead of their appearance in the Gator Bowl.

Beamer: No. 20 South Carolina positive despite defections

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Shane Beamer believes the 20th-ranked Gamecocks are surging forward, no matter how many players they've lost to the NCAA transfer portal or the NFL draft since the regular season ended. South Carolina (8-4, No. 19 …

South Carolina hired Dowell Loggains as its offensive coordinator and quarterback coach on Tuesday.

South Carolina hires Loggains as new offensive coordinator and QB coach

COLUMBIA — University of South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer named Dowell Loggains as the Gamecocks’ offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach on Tuesday.Loggains, 42, has …

Former East Clarendon star and current South Carolina guard Talaysia Cooper defends Liberty guard Dee Brown during the Gamecocks' win in Columbia on Sunday.

Cooper gets extended run as South Carolina routs Liberty

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zia Cooke scored a season-high 20 points and No. 1 South Carolina, boosted by coach Dawn Staley's early substitutions, beat Liberty 88-39 on Sunday. The Gamecocks (9-0) …