Despite forcing a season-high 25 Cobra turnovers, Newberry was unable to finish strong down the stretch and fell to conference foe Coker 89-84.
There was something missing from Carolina's offense, and in the second half of the Gamecocks' 26-19 win over Michigan, that something finally came into the game.
According to a report from the Houston Chronicle, former Gamecock Jadeveon Clowney will miss his second-straight Pro Bowl because of a knee issue.
Wofford College introduced Josh Conklin as head football coach Wednesday. Conklin, who spent the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh, was an assistant coach at Wofford from 2007-09 working with the secondary.
Mendoza comes to Columbia after two seasons as head coach at High Point University, where he led the Panthers to 47 wins and back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances.