Basketball

Top Recruit Zion Williamson Commits to Duke

ESPN,( WOLO)–Spartanburg high school standout Zion Williamson announced his pick Saturday night. Zion is headed to Duke University to play for the Blue Devils. The University of South Carolina and Clemson were among his choices. Williamson thanked both Clemson and South Carolina for their recruitments. “I still have a lot of for my state. I love my state to death,”…

USC To Face Illinois State For First Round Tip-Off

By: Bryson Allen-Williams

COLUMBIA,SC- The 2017 Puerto Rico tip-off was released Wednesday, it was announced that the Gamecocks would face Illinois State on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 11:30 am. The tip-off will be played Nov. 16th through Nov. 19th in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The Gamecocks also announced they will host Western Michigan on Nov. 13th in a non-bracketed game. This is the first…

Thornwell Back from Illness, Speaks with Media Friday

Thornwell

GLENDALE, AZ — Sindaruis Thornwell talked with the media Friday. Thornwell’s availability came after his absence from Thursday’s practice due to illness. The SEC player of the year discussed his time away from the team, and how he was not going to miss Saturday’s game. Categories: Local Sports, Sports, USC Gamecocks Tags: Basketball, Final Four, Gamecocks, NCAA, SEC, South Carolina

Frank Martin previews Gonzanga

Martin talks with media

South Carolina’s head basketball coach Frank Martin met with the media today. Martin discussed his team, and the upcoming final four game Saturday night versus Gonzaga. Categories: Local Sports, Sports, USC Gamecocks Tags: Basketball, Final Four, Frank Martin, Gamecock Basketball, Gamecocks

Shooting at South Aiken High School

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office confirms at least two people were shot after a basketball game at South Aiken High School Friday night. The call came in around 9:05 PM. Officers at the school immediately responded to the disturbance. One person was treated at the school and transported to an area hospital. Another victim made…

Tigers Add Four Signees Thursday

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) — Head coach Brad Brownell and his staff added four players to the Clemson men’s basketball program on Thursday A.J. Oliver, Aamir Simms, Clyde Trapp Jr. and Malik William all signed national letters of intent to play for the Tigers beginning in 2017-18. “This class has a very good mix of size, athleticism and skill level,” Brownell…

Tigers Defeat North Greenville, 79-57, in Final Exhibition Sunday

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) – The Clemson women’s basketball team won its second and final exhibition game of the 2016 preseason on Sunday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum, defeating the Crusaders of North Greenville, 79-57. Three players were in double figures in scoring, led by junior Nelly Perry, who finished with a double double, with 19 points and 11 rebounds, and also…

WATCH: Gamecock Men Take Exhibition over Newberry 107-89

Sindarius Thornwell scored a game-high 34 points, hauled in 11 rebounds, and dished out a team-high five assists to lead USC to a 107-89 victory in their exhibition against Newberry Sunday. PJ Dozier and Duane Notice each added 17 as South Carolina shot 50 percent in their tune-up for the regular season. The Wolves, who started five guards and attempted…