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Vandy Guard Transfers To Clemson

Shelton Mitchell, a 6-3 guard at Vanderbilt University last season, has signed a financial aid agreement to transfer to Clemson. Head Coach Brad Brownell made the announcement Monday. Per NCAA rules, Mitchell is required to sit out the 2015-16 season but has three seasons of eligibility remaining, beginning in 2016-17.

NeSmith Wins SEC Championship

South Carolina junior Matt NeSmith fired a final-round 67 (-3) on Sunday at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside Course to become just the second golfer in program history to win medalist honors at the SEC Championship.

Duke-Clemson Series Finale Rained Out

The Clemson vs. Duke series finale Sunday was rained out and will not be made up. The Tigers won the series 2-0. Clemson returns to action Tuesday when it faces Georgia in Athens at 7 p.m. on SEC Network.

Local Legendary Athletes Attend Tory Dandy Fun Day

On Saturday, former Gamecocks Alshon Jeffery, Bruce Ellington and Mike Davis, including former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins and current Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin all attended the Tory Dandy Fun Day at Woodruff High School. The event raised money for the ALS Foundation.

USC Softball Upsets (14) Kentucky

Gamecock junior left fielder Alaynie Page hit the game-winning homer and turned the game-ending double play in the 11th, as South Carolina (31-17, 6-12 SEC) took a 7-6 win in Saturday’s second game at No. 14/16 Kentucky. (Photo credit: USC)

Tigers Drop Duke 8-1 to Clinch Series

Zack Erwin allowed just one run on five hits in 8.2 innings pitched in Clemson’s 8-1 victory over Duke in the second game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

USC Wins Fishing National Championship

The University of South Carolina team of Patrick Walters of Summerville, South Carolina, and Gettys Brannon of Columbia, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce to win the 2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship on Lake Murray.

Schrock: "Hopefully We Can Ride This Momentum"

USC second baseman Max Schrock said Saturday that Carolina's victory over Vanderbilt was important to build confidence going forward in the season. Schrock added the Gamecocks' series win over the Commodores this weekend proves USC can be a great team. Click the video to watch his comments.

Clemson Tops Duke, 6-2 Saturday in Game One

Matthew Crownover allowed just one earned run in 7.0 innings pitched to lead Clemson to a 6-2 victory over Duke in the first game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Unforgettable Season Ends in Final Four

USC's incredible season came to an end Sunday in Tampa at the 2015 Final Four. Click the video to watch the Gamecocks reflect on the season.

Gamecocks Heartbroken After Loss in Final Four Video Here

The Gamecocks locker room was filled with emotion after USC's 66-65 loss to Notre Dame Sunday night in the National Semifinals. Aleighsa Welch, A'ja Wilson, Tiffany Mitchell, and Alaina Coates reflected on the loss and season. Click the video to hear what they had to say.

Mitchell Repeats as WBCA All-American

South Carolina junior guard Tiffany Mitchell collected yet another award as the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced her as a part of its 10-member team at a ceremony during the NCAA Women’s Final Four Super Saturday festivities.

USC Quarterbacks Continue to Impress Spurrier

The University of South Carolina football team returned to the new practice fields on Tuesday afternoon on a warm, but breezy spring day in Columbia. It was practice No. 9 of the allotted 15 spring practices for the Gamecocks.

USC Wins at Bulls Bay, Sets School Record

The fifth-ranked South Carolina men’s golf team played one of its best rounds of the season on Tuesday, firing a final-round 271 (-17) at Bulls Bay Golf Club to pull away from the field and win the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate title.

Mitchell Named Wooden Award Finalist

South Carolina junior guard Tiffany Mitchell became South Carolina’s first Wooden Award finalist, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Monday night on ESPNU.

Gamecocks Fall Six Spots in New Poll

The Gamecocks, after going 2-6 in the last eight games, have now fallen from (12) to (18) in the newest Baseball America Top 25 poll.

SEC Network to Televise USC Pro Day

The University of South Carolina’s annual Pro Day will be televised live on the SEC Network, beginning at 11 a.m. April 1.

Gamecock Fans React to Final Four

The Gamecocks came home to Columbia Sunday evening and were greeted by a host of very happy Gamecock fans. Click the video to find out what the fans had to say.

Gamecock Ticket Info for Final Four

Fans wanting to follow South Carolina women’s basketball at the NCAA Final Four in Tampa, Fla., on April 5 and 7 have two ways to request tickets.

Gamecocks Beat Georgia, 8-5

Tied 4-4 in the bottom of the sixth, freshman Hunter Taylor belted his first career home run and Madison Stokes added a two run double in the bottom of the seventh as seventh-ranked South Carolina defeated Georgia 8-5 in the final game of a three-game series on Sunday afternoon at Carolina stadium.

Georgia Tops USC 4-3 to Clinch Series

Georgia raced out to a 4-0 lead in the first two innings and despite a two-run homer by Kyle Martin and a late Gamecock rally the Bulldogs defeated seventh ranked South Carolina 4-3 on Saturday afternoon.

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