No. 21 South Carolina gets crack at No. 1 Stanford

South Carolina (10-0) has matched its best start in program history. It tries to end the team's 0-8 mark against top-ranked teams when the Cardinal (9-0) come to Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday night.

Former coach Lou Holtz given South Carolina degree

Holtz coached the Gamecocks for six seasons from 1999-2004. He had the only winless season of his career while at South Carolina, going 0-11 in 1999 before the team rebounded with a 17-7 record and win consecutive Outback Bowls the next two years.

Auburn names Ellis Johnson defensive coordinator

He has been defensive coordinator at South Carolina, Clemson, Alabama and Mississippi State. His final Gamecocks defense ranked third nationally in yards allowed and second-best against the pass.

Southern Miss fires football coach after 1 season

The veteran coach has been a successful defensive coordinator at several schools, including South Carolina, Mississippi State, Alabama and Clemson before coming to Hattiesburg, Miss.

Thompson on Team: "We Just Trust Each Other"

USC's defense kept Clemson's offense to a season-low 17 points in the Gamecocks win. Thompson said it was that trust that paved the way for Carolina's fourth-straight victory over their in-state rival.

USC's Mitchell Earns SEC Weekly Honors

University of South Carolina guard Tiffany Mitchell (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day) earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors, the league announced today, after scoring in double figures in all three games last week to finish with 13.0 points per game over the stretch. It is the first such recognition of her career.

Martin Ready To Get Season Started

Wednesday, Martin held his first weekly basketball press conference as USC gets set to tip off Sunday against Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

A Look At Special Teams

The eighth ranked (BCS) Gamecocks are on their off week this week. With them taking a break this week, let's take a look at some of the team's numbers and how they compare to the rest of the SEC. Today we look at the special teams.

Lattimore Out For The Season

South Carolina star Marcus Lattimore was taken to a hospital and is out indefinitely because of an injury to his right knee suffered against Tennessee on Saturday.

Bloom Returns To USC As Part Of Tanner's Staff

A 1985 graduate of the University of South Carolina, Bloom served as an undergraduate and graduate assistant in the Gamecock SID office. He also worked as a student assistant in the SID office as an undergraduate at UNLV.

Spurrier Announced The Team Voted For Captains On Monday

The Gamecocks' Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier spoke to the media yesterday at his weekly press conference; announcing the five new team appointed captains Shaq Wilson, D.J. Swearinger, T.J. Johnson, Justice Cunningham and Marcus Lattimore. Here are some of the things he had to say.

Spurrier On Shaw: "This Is His Game"

At Tuesday's weekly press conference, Steve Spurrier said, barring injury, junior QB Connor Shaw will play the entire game against Tennessee. Click to watch Spurrier's comments.

QB Pressure For Bray And Shaw

Tennessee coach Derek Dooley said Monday if Vols quarterback Tyler Bray continues to turn the ball over he will get benched. Click to watch Dooley's comments. --Video courtesy WATE--

Quarles Out For Florida Game

Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward hopes to have most of his unit back and ready to go for Saturday’s contest with the exception of Kelcy Quarles.

Spurrier might bench DT Quarles for throwing punch

Spurrier said Wednesday the discipline would probably involve missing game time. A video on YouTube shows Quarles punching LSU center P.J. Lonergan in the facemask after a first-quarter play in the Tigers' 23-21 victory.

Lattimore May Not Play Against Florida

Coach Spurrier indicated that Kenny Miles and Mike Davis got all the reps at running back today with Lattimore out due to a bruised hip.

USC Women's Hoops Gets 4 More TV Games

As part of its multi-year deal with Gamecock IMG College, Fox Sports has announced four University of South Carolina women’s basketball non-conference games will air on its networks this season. The addition of the non-conference games expands the Gamecocks’ television appearances to nine for the 2012-13 season, including three SEC games also on various Fox Sports networks.


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