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South Carolina confident after earning consecutive conference wins

COLUMBIA - South Carolina has finally won consecutive games this year, something the Gamecocks believe has given them a jolt of confidence that will help them the rest of the season. "It's all a confidence thing," quarterback Jake Bentley said. … more

Jerome leads No. 5 Virginia to 69-52 win over Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - Virginia also won its first nine games last season, and then got stung by defensive-minded West Virginia. This time, the Cavaliers made it a perfect 10. Ty Jerome scored a second-high 25 points, Kyle Guy had 18 and No. 5 Virginia … more

Bentley, Gamecocks looking for strong finish

COLUMBIA - South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley believes the Gamecocks made progress during the regular season. He can't wait to see that continue against Virginia at the Belk Bowl. "A bowl win would be icing on the cake," Bentley said … more

South Carolina stuns No. 14 Mississippi State 87-82 in OT

COLUMBIA - The only Southeastern Conference team with a losing record in nonconference play is now on top of the league. Maik Kotsar scored a career-high 25 points and had nine rebounds to lead South Carolina to an 87-82 overtime upset of No. 14 … more

South Carolina ready for task of facing second-ranked Tigers

COLUMBIA - After defeating Chattanooga on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium to become bowl eligible, the South Carolina Gamecocks now face their toughest challenge of the season: playing the undefeated and second-ranked Clemson Tigers in Death … more

Gamecocks hope early season woes fixed during bye week

COLUMBIA - The first half of the season has not gone the way South Carolina had expected. The Gamecocks believe there's still plenty of time left to turn things back in the winning direction. "We're not where we want to be. We know that we can … more

South Carolina cruises past Norfolk State

COLUMBIA (AP) - Senior guard Hassani Gravett and freshman guard A.J. Lawson scored 18 points apiece and South Carolina whipped Norfolk State 81-64 Tuesday night in its final tuneup before the conclusion of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame … more

South Carolina rallies from 12 down to beat Vols 27-24

South Carolina rallies from 12 down to beat Vols 27-24 By PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jake Bentley lay on the field after a hard hit on his game-tying two-point … more

Maryland blows out Carolina women 85-61

COLUMBIA - Maryland coach Brenda Frese doesn't mind learning her team is resilient early if they can figure out a way to win. The No. 9 Terrapins (4-0) beat No. 10 South Carolina 85-61 on Sunday in a game where they fell behind by 12 midway … more

Silva's 20 and 10 lifts USC past GWU

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - South Carolina's Chris Silva came out of a shoulder harness that he'd been wearing since the preseason and came out of his shell against George Washington on Sunday. Silva scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the … more

USC's offensive progress gone because of shutout

CHARLOTTE - Many people thought that the South Carolina offense had come into its own under first-year offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon toward the latter half of the season. That all came crashing down on Saturday against Virginia in the Belk … more

Carolina handles Akron 28-3

COLUMBIA - On a cool and soggy day at a well under capacity Williams-Brice Stadium, South Carolina wide receiver Deebo Samuel made the most of the first half of his final home football game in the Garnet and Black. The Gamecocks led the Zips 28-3 … more

South Carolina stays on roll with 85-75 win over Missouri

COLUMBIA - After getting off to a 4-7 start, the University of South Carolina basketball team has turned it around in a big way. The Gamecocks have now won four in a row and started Southeastern Conference play at a perfect 3-0 after defeating … more

Bentley would trade banner day for victory

CLEMSON - Jake Bentley had the game South Carolina football fans - and probably he himself - had been longing for on Saturday against Clemson. Yet Bentley wasn't reveling in his outstanding performance. "It's great knowing maybe 30 years from now … more

No. 25 Gamecock women hit 15 treys, sink Temple 88-60

COLUMBIA (AP) - Te'a Cooper hit 4 of 5 3-pointers and scored 16 points, leading No. 25 South Carolina past Temple 88-60 on Friday night in the 600th game as a head coach for the Gamecocks' Dawn Staley. Tyasha Harris added 12 points for South … more

Weird day for USC

COLUMBIA - It was a strange game to say the least when the South Carolina Gamecocks took on the Akron Zips at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday. The Gamecocks defeated the Zips 28-3 in a makeup game that saw rain, low crowd attendance and no … more

Gamecocks beat Coastal 85-79

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina's A.J. Lawson and Hassani Gravett each notched a career-high in points as the Gamecocks held on to beat Coastal Carolina 85-79 on Friday night. Lawson was scoreless in South Carolina's last game, but with preseason … more

O-lineman Moore commits to Carolina

There is plenty of drama ahead for South Carolina and Clemson football fans this week with the arrival of the 3-day early signing period commencing on Wednesday. It started on Monday for USC with the announcement by offensive lineman Jakai Moore … more

Gamecocks believe they may be catching up with Clemson

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's last trip to Clemson was memorable for all the wrong reasons. Two years later, the Gamecocks believe the gap with their highly ranked rival is closing. In 2016, overmatched South Carolina did about everything wrong and … more

Stony Brook gets 2nd stunner in 83-81 win over South Carolina

COLUMBIA (AP) - Stony Brook coach Jeff Boals told his team if they played with no fear, they could knock off South Carolina. So his Seawolves drove at the Gamecocks, beat them to rebounds and loose balls and pulled off their second big upset of … more
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