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Moore Returning for Senior Season

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- USC Linebacker Skai Moore will return for his senior season, USC announced Thursday. The decision comes after Moore announced in 2015 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft. "I think Skai…

Clemson Adds Thomas to Basketball Team

CLEMSON, S.C. (CU SID) -- Elijah Thomas, a 6-9 post player who most recently played at Texas A&M, has signed a financial aid agreement to transfer to Clemson. Head coach Brad Brownell made the announcement Thursday. Thomas enrolled in spring…

NCAA Grants Clemson Countable Athletic Activity Waiver

Clemson, S.C. - Clemson athletic department officials received word from the NCAA on Wednesday its request for relief in regards to the football team’s preparation for the College Football Playoff National Championship will be granted. Clemson’s spring semester began with classes…

Clemson to Depart for National Championship Friday

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson’s College Football Playoff National Championship bound football team departs for Arizona on Friday, Jan. 8. Fans wishing to send the Tigers off can gather beginning around 11:45 a.m. near the WestZone along Centennial Blvd. Members of…

USC Adds Another Early Enrollee

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- High school senior Chris Smith has officially signed his financial aid agreement and will enroll at the University of South Carolina for the spring semester, the Gamecock football program announced today. Smith, a Rock Hill,…

Tigers Top Syracuse 74-73 In Overtime

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CAC) -- Gabe DeVoe hit the game-tying three-pointer with 5.5 seconds left and Clemson won in overtime at Syracuse, 74-73, on Tuesday. The win, Clemson’s first in the Carrier Dome, improved the Tigers to 9-6 overall (2-1 in…

USC Takes SEC Opener At Auburn, Now 14-0

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Sindarius Thornwell scored a season-high 22 points and No. 22 South Carolina fought off a second-half challenge to beat Auburn 81-69 on Tuesday night in the Gamecocks' Southeastern Conference opener. Sporting their highest AP ranking in…

Gamecocks Open SEC Play At Auburn

Auburn, AL (USC SID) -- Nationally-ranked South Carolina begins SEC play on Tuesday when it travels to face Auburn for a 7 p.m. ET matchup versus the Tigers. The Gamecocks remain the only unbeaten team in the league, and just…

Clemson, Citadel Mourn Loss Of Former Coach

BENTON, Ark. (AP) -- Former Clemson and Citadel coach Jimmy ``Red'' Parker, who continued coaching at the high school level until retiring last month, died Monday. He was 82. Benton (Ark.) Harmony Grove Superintendent Daniel Henley confirmed the death. A…

Tigers Expect Lawson To Play In Title Game

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is confident All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury. Lawson leads the Tigers (14-0)…

Panthers' Tillman To Miss Playoffs With Torn ACL

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says starting cornerback Charles Tillman will miss the playoffs with a torn ACL in his right knee. Tillman sustained the injury in the third quarter of Carolina's 38-10 win over Tampa Bay…

Clemson Hoops Heads To Syracuse

Date: Tuesday, January 5 Tipoff: 8 p.m. ET Arena: Carrier Dome (35,446) Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Philip Sikes-color) TV: ACC Network (Wes Durham-pbp; Dan Bonner-color) • Clemson notched its first ACC win of the season on January 2 with an…

USC Officially Announces Roper Hire

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- University of South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp has officially announced the hiring of Kurt Roper as the Gamecocks’ co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Roper comes to Carolina after spending the 2015 season with…

Panthers Blow Out Bucs, Finish 15-1

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more, and the Carolina Panthers captured the NFC's No. 1 seed for the first time in their history with a 38-10 win over the Tampa Bay…

USC Hoops Sets SEC Mark, Both Teams 13-0

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) -- Tina Roy's career-high 7 three-pointers and 21 points helped #2-ranked USC blow out Arkansas 85-32 Sunday afternoon at the Colonial Life Arena.  The win in the SEC opener was the Gamecocks 41st straight at home.  Carolina…

Reserve Guard Colley Leaves USC Women's Team

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- Freshman guard Shay Colley has decided to leave the South Carolina women’s basketball program, head coach Dawn Staley announced today. The Ontario, Canada, native cited a desire to be closer to home as her reason for…

USC Wins Memphis FoulFest, Improves To 13-0

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- The #24/20 South Carolina Gamecocks earned another signature win Saturday night, opening 2016 with a thrilling 86-76 win over Memphis (9-4). Sindarius Thornwell scored a season-high 18 points and Michael Carrera went for his second double-double in the last…

4-Star Receiver Ridley Commits To Gamecocks

Will Muschamp continues to make an immediate impact as the USC head football coach, starting out the new year by adding another recruit. After Saturday's Under Armour High School All-America game, Cavin (Riley) Ridley announced his commitment to Carolina football.…

5-Star Linebacker Commits To Clemson

Shaq Smith, a 5-star linebacker from Baltimore, signed with Clemson Saturday. Smith made the announcement Saturday on ESPN at the Under Armour High School All-America Game in Orlando. ESPN ranks Smith as the #2 outside linebacker prospect in the country.…

Eagles Interview Staley For Head Coaching Job

Former Gamecock and Airport High School standout running back Duce Staley interviewed with the Philadelphia Eagles Friday for their head coaching job. The Eagles fired Chip Kelly last Tuesday after a disappointing 6-9 record.  Kelly was 26-21 in three years…

Irmo's Roper Leads Clemson Over FSU

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson's Jordan Roper was just the latest guard to take advantage of Florida State's sketchy perimeter defense. Roper, a former Irmo High School standout, made 7 of 10 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead the…

USC Hoops Hosts Memphis

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- Nationally-ranked South Carolina welcomes former Metro Conference foe, Memphis, to Colonial Life Arena on Saturday, in its final regular-season non-conference matchup. The Tigers own an 18-5 upperhand in the all-time series, and the meeting is the…

Tigers Take On Florida State

CLEMSON (7-6, 0-1 ACC) vs. Florida State (10-2, 0-0 ACC) Date: Saturday, January 2 Tipoff: 12 p.m. ET Arena: Bon Secours Wellness Arena (14,987) Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color) TV: RSN (Bob Rathbun-pbp; Cory Alexander-color) • Clemson opens its home ACC schedule Saturday when…

Wayne Gallman's Post-Oklahoma Comments

Click the video to watch Clemson Running Back Wayne Gallman's postgame comments after (1) Clemson's 37-17 win over (4) Oklahoma Thursday in the College Football Playoff National Semifinals. Gallman rushed for 150 yards and 2 touchdowns.

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