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South Carolina State beats Columbia Int'l 92-55

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Greg Mortimer scored 17 points and South Carolina State easily defeated lower-division Columbia International 92-55 on Tuesday. Read more »

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Spurrier Previews Tigers

Click to watch comments from Steve Spurrier's weekly press conference Tuesday preview Saturday's regular season finale at Clemson. Read More »

Beasley Finalist For Bednarik Award

Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley has been named one of three finalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award. The honor goes each year to the top defensive player in college football and is presented by the Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia. Beasley is joined by Joey Bosa, a defensive end from Ohio State and Scooby Wright, a linebacker from Arizona. This is the second award that Beasley has been named a finalist. Last week he was named one of four finalists for the Lombardi Award, which goes to the top offensive or defensive lineman in college football. Read More »

Ward Preparing For Both Clemson QBs

USC defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward has to prepare his unit for two different types of quarterbacks that Clemson may use on Saturday. “You have to be concerned with (Deshaun) Watson because he can run the football,” Ward said after Tuesday's practice. “Not that they won’t run it with (Cole) Stoudt. I think he’ll run the ball some too, but they’ll run it a lot more with Watson playing quarterback.” Read More »

Swinney and Tigers Try to Stop Carolina Streak

Click the video to watch Mike Gillespie's recap of Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney's weekly press conference. Read More »

Benedict Fires Football Coach

Benedict College has released head football coach James Woody from his contract, announced Willie Washington, the school's Director of Athletics. Read More »

Swinney Previews Gamecocks

Click to watch comments from Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney's weekly press conference Tuesday previewing Saturday's rivalry game with South Carolina. Read More »

Bengals put tackle Smith on injured reserve

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals put right tackle Andre Smith on injured reserve with a torn left triceps on Tuesday, ending his season. Read More »

USC Depending On Defense In Clemson Game

South Carolina's defense and its line of NFL standouts the past five years are big reasons for the unprecedented run of success against rival Clemson. And while defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, linebacker D.J. Swearinger and cornerback Stephon Gilmore won't suit up this time, the Gamecocks' defense is finding that familiar form at exactly the right time to try for a sixth straight win over the 23rd-ranked Tigers (8-3) on Saturday. Read More »

Gamecocks Welcome Asheville Wednesday

South Carolina will host UNC Asheville on Wednesday in a mid-week matchup at Colonial Life Arena. The game is the first between the two schools since the 2007-08 campaign. South Carolina owns a 7-2 advantage in the all-time series vs. the Bulldogs. The Gamecocks look to rebound after falling in their final two contests at the Charleston Classic to Charlotte and Akron. Wednesday's game marks the first for Gamecock head coach Frank Martin vs. the Bulldogs. Read More »

Coastal Racks Up Big South Yearly Honors

Coastal Carolina quarterback Alex Ross (Alpharetta, Ga.) and Chanticleers’ linebacker Quinn Backus (Greenwood, S.C.) have been voted the 2014 Big South Football Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively, by the Conference’s head coaches and media panel, it was announced today by the League office. Monmouth defensive back Mike Basile (Brick, N.J.) was tabbed Freshman of the Year, Liberty’s John Lunsford (Fort Myers, Fla.) was voted Special Teams Player of the Year, while Presbyterian College’s Harold Nichols and Coastal Carolina’s Joe Moglia shared Coach of the Year honors. In addition, the Big South’s sports information directors voted Liberty offensive lineman Mitch Hanson (Blue Ridge, Va.) as the football Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Read More »

Conference suspends 21 players in football brawl

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has suspended 11 players from Norfolk State and 10 from South Carolina State for a sidelines-clearing brawl late in the schools' football game last Saturday. Read More »

Football players' parents sue over ritual comments

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The parents of three Charleston football players have filed a lawsuit claiming characterizations of the team's controversial postgame watermelon ritual damaged their sons' reputations. Read More »

Tigers Looking For Rivalry Redemption

Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris has had a wild run of success the past four seasons — except against rival South Carolina. The 23rd-ranked Tigers (8-3) have set scoring in two of the previous three seasons since Morris arrived in January 2011 and averaged almost 38 points a game, yet they struggle against the Gamecocks (6-5). Read More »

Clemson Soccer Edges Coastal 2-1

The seventh-seeded Clemson men’s soccer team edged No. 25 Coastal Carolina 2-1 Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Historic Riggs Field. The Tigers advance to the Round of 16 for the first time since 2006 and for the 23rd time in program history. Tonight’s win was the first NCAA Tournament win for Clemson since 2006. Clemson faces North Carolina at Historic Riggs Field on Sunday, Nov. 30. Clemson improved to 12-6-3 on the season with the win. Read More »

South Carolina defense perking up for Clemson

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's defense and its line of NFL standouts the past five years are big reasons for the unprecedented run of success against rival Clemson. Read More »

Clemson Edges LSU 64-61

Trailing 56-52 at the under-four media timeout, Clemson rallied for a 64-61 triumph over LSU to win the fourth place game at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The ACC’s Tigers improved to 3-2 overall and went 2-1 in the event, while LSU fell to 3-2, leaving the tournament with a 1-2 mark. Read More »

USC Women Earn First #1 National Ranking

South Carolina women’s basketball is ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll released today. It is the Gamecocks’ first appearance at the top of a national poll and makes it the school-record 14th-straight week that South Carolina has been in the AP’s top 10. Read More »

South Carolina women No. 1 in AP Poll for 1st time

South Carolina takes over as the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history. Read More »

Rivalry Week in SC: Tigerburn Set for 6pm at USC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)--It's Rivalry week in South Carolina as USC and Clemson prepare for the Noon match up Saturday. Tigerburn, the annual pep rally before the Carolina-Clemson football game, is set... Read More »

Robotham's 16 lead Zips past Gamecocks 68-63

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Noah Robotham had 16 points and Deji Ibitayo 15 as Akron outlasted South Carolina to take third place at the Charleston Classic with a 68-63 victory Sunday. Read More »

Mitchell Helps USC Crush San Diego St. 89-38

Two Gamecocks scored in double figures before the break as No. 2/3 South Carolina was solid on both sides of the ball in an 89-38 win over San Diego State Sunday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena. Junior Tiffany Mitchell had her long-range shooting dialed in, turning in the program’s best perfect shooting game from 3-point range (6-of-6), and the defense forced 19 turnovers in the first half alone to close out the season-opening, three-game homestand with another South Carolina (3-0) victory. Read More »

USC Women Beat UNC, Make Elite Eight

Junior Raina Johnson’s goal in the 23rd minute and a stellar team defensive effort powered No. 18 South Carolina past No. 6 North Carolina, 1-0, and into the NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time in program history on Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field. After advancing on penalty kicks in the previous two contests, the Gamecocks (14-5-5) took down the Tar Heels (14-4-2) in regulation and collected their third shutout in as many games in the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

Benedict Hoops Drops To 0-3

The Benedict College Tigers fell behind by as much as 27 points before staging a strong, late rally, but it wasn't enough as Union College (Tenn.) defeated the Tigers 76-68 on Sunday afternoon in the Gene Lusk Classic hosted by the University of Alabama Huntsville. Read More »

LSU-Clemson Tip At 4 p.m. Monday

Clemson and LSU engage in a battle of ACC & SEC Tigers on Monday in the consolation side of the Paradise Jam at 4 p.m. in St. Thomas. Read More »

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