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(17) Kentucky Beats USC, 8-2

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- No. 17/15 Kentucky (20-3, 1-0 SEC) jumped out early and held off South Carolina (19-3, 0-1 SEC) to claim an 8-2 victory on Friday night at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field in the SEC…

Clemson in Top 11 by All Three Golf Polls

Clemson, S.C. (Clemson SID) -- Clemson is ranked in the top 11 in the nation in all three major college golf polls and computer rankings this week.  On Friday, Clemson was ranked as the 11th best team in the nation…

USC Golf Faces Strong Field at General Hackler Championship

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- The University of South Carolina Men’s Golf team is back in action March 12-13 when they take part in the General Hackler Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Coastal Carolina and Dunes Beach & Golf Club…

Trio Of Gamecocks Land On Wade Watch List

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina senior guard Tiffany Mitchell and its frontcourt duo of junior Alaina Coates and sophomore A’ja Wilson have been named to the 30-player “Wade Watch” list, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced on…

Tigers Make History, Win First Ever NCAA Tournament Game

JACKSON, Tenn. (Benedict SID) -- The 11th-ranked Benedict College women's basketball team used a dominating defense to smother Florida Tech University and captured a 51-30 victory in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball South Region Tournament,…

USC Opens Up Play At SEC Tournament On Friday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- After finishing tied for third in the final SEC standings, and clinching the third seed in the SEC Tournament, South Carolina will begin tournament play on Friday against the winner of the Georgia (No. 6…

Georgia Survives Mississippi State, Faces USC Friday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- J.J. Frazier scored 28 points, and Georgia beat 11th-seeded Mississippi State 79-69 Thursday night at the Southeastern Conference tournament.  The sixth-seeded Bulldogs (18-12) won their fourth straight game in trying to make a final case for…

(12) USC Stuns (5) Vanderbilt, 4-3

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- No. 12 South Carolina women’s tennis earned its second top-10 win of the season, rallying from down 3-1 to pull off a thrilling 4-3 victory over No. 5 Vanderbilt on Thursday at the Carolina Tennis…

Benedict Women Look to Make History Against Florida Tech

JACKSON, Tenn. (Benedict SID) -- The 11th-ranked Benedict College women's basketball team has already set numerous school records this season. They are the highest nationally ranked women's basketball team in school history. Their No. 2 ranking in the NCAA South…

(20) Clemson Opens ACC Play Friday Against Wake Forest

  CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers open ACC play with a road series at Wake Forest this weekend.   SERIES SETUP • Who - Clemson (9-2, 0-0 ACC) vs. Wake Forest (10-4, 0-0 ACC) • Rankings - CU - No. 20 CB; WFU…

(17) USC Hosts Charleston Southern this Weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina (12-2) hosts Charleston Southern (8-5) in a three-game series beginning on Friday night. First pitch for the opener is 7 p.m. Saturday’s contest is scheduled for 4 p.m. with Sunday’s series finale slated…

South Carolina St. Beats Coppin St. in MEAC Quarterfinals

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Eric Eaves scored 21 points with eight rebounds, and Tashombe Riley added 18 points and eight boards to help No. 3 seed South Carolina State beat 11th-seeded Coppin State 90-80 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern…

Clemson Hosts Pro Day; Lawson, Alexander Shake Off CFP Injuries

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson and cornerback Mackensie Alexander showed NFL personnel they have recovered from injuries during the College Football Playoffs. Lawson, an All-American, left the Orange Bowl early with a ligament sprain while Alexander…

SC State Faces Coppin State in MEAC Tournament

NORFOLK, VA. (SC State Athletics) -- The No.3-seed South  Carolina State Bulldogs will face the No. 11-seed Coppin State Eagles in the quarterfinal round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament Thursday (Mar. 10) at the Scope Arena in Norfolk,…

Mitchell, Wilson Finalists for National Player of the Year

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina senior guard Tiffany Mitchell and sophomore forward A’ja Wilson were named to the John R. Wooden Award Final Ballot, the organization announced on Wednesday. Mitchell is also a finalist for the Dawn Staley…

NCAA Championships Await Gamecocks in Birmingham

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- The indoor track and field season will come to a close this weekend, with South Carolina competing at the NCAA national championships in Birmingham, Ala. from March 11-12. Five Gamecocks will vie for a national…

Staley Following Father's Footsteps To USC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- From Airport High School, to a standout college career at USC, to an All-Pro decade+ run in the NFL where he currently coaches as an assistant with the Philadelphia Eagles,…

Clemson DB Baker Out With Torn ACL

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson defensive back Adrian Baker is out for rest of spring after tearing an ACL during practice last week. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said Baker injured the ligament last Saturday. Baker was expected to provide critical…

Gamecocks Edge Furman 5-4

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- John Jones and Alex Destino each homered and 16th-ranked South Carolina scored five runs in the first three innings on the way to a 5-4 win over Furman on Wednesday night at Founders Park. The…

Clemson Collapses, Georgia Tech Tops Tigers In OT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CAC) -- Clemson saw an 18-point lead in the second half slip away and ultimately fell in overtime to Georgia Tech on Wednesday in the ACC Tournament. The loss dropped the Tigers to 17-14 on the season. The…

Tigers Walk Off With 4-3 Win Over Winthrop

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- Seth Beer’s two-run double in the ninth inning tied the score, then Robert Jolly hit a walkoff single to score pinch-runner Jordan Greene for the winning run in No. 20 Clemson’s 4-3 victory over Winthrop at Doug…

Starke 1 Of 10 Up For Nelson Award

NORMAN, OK (USC SID) -- University of South Carolina Men’s Golf senior Will Starke was named to the nominee list for the 2016 Byron Nelson Award, it was announced today. Starke is one of 10 players eligible for the award, given annually…

NeSmith Named SEC Golfer Of The Week

BIRMINGHAM, AL (USC SID) -- University of South Carolina Men’s Golf senior Matt NeSmith was named Southeastern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, the league announced Wednesday evening. It’s the first SEC weekly honor of the season for NeSmith and the second…

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