Clemson and USC carried high expectations into their weekend series but both fell far short from meeting those expectations. The Tigers were swept by North Carolina in Chapel Hill and and the Gamecocks dropped their series against Kentucky at Founders Park, their fifth straight SEC series defeat.
Clarke Schmidt has had tougher moments than we he got the new Monday that his season was over due to a torn elbow ligament. The USC righthander was by his brother’s side in 2015 when he learned he had cancer. Clate Schmidt beat the disease and returned to pitch again for Clemson. Clarke Schmidt has […]
Last weekend was maybe the worst of the season for USC baseball coach, in a season that’s had a lot of low moments for him thus far. He saw his team lose its fourth straight series on a Florida grand slam late in the game, and he also lost his #1 starter Clark Schmidt forever […]
Nothing like a Final Four run to change a perception of a basketball program. USC’s Frank Martin is on top of his world right now with a new contract extension and new high level interest, locally and nationally, in his team, all the result of an historic run to the national semi-finals. The Gamecocks lose […]
The USC baseball team needed more bad news as much as it needed another boot to the head. Mired in a month long slump that has included several heartbreaking late inning losses, the Gamecocks learned Tuesday that they would be without their top pitcher for the rest of the season. Clarke Schmidt has thrown his […]
Ray Tanner remains fully committed to Chad Holbrook and the job he is doing. This comes despite the rumblings from some disgruntled fans who are upset over a recent rough patch for the USC baseball team. “There’s a lot of baseball to be played, we’re in a pretty good position, Tanner said. I know that […]
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is coming to Columbia for the first time since 1970. Colonial Life Arena, the home of South Carolina men’s and women’s basketball, was selected as one of eight sites to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament in 2019. Games will be played at the site on March 22 […]
USC has had a rough go of it lately. There was the heartbreaking series loss at Auburn where things came undone in the bottom of the 9th when the Tigers hit a two out three-run homer to win. Then came a series loss to Vanderbilt that featured a one run loss in the opener and […]
USC sophomore guard PJ Dozier announced Wednesday that he is going to submit his name for the upcoming NBA draft, but will not hire an agent. That will give him the opportunity to pull his name out of the draft and return to school is he so chooses. Players have until April 23rd to announce […]
Maybe USC should rethink this mid-season “college baseball classic” thing in Charlotte with North Carolina. The series, now two years old, is owned by the Tar Heels. Gamecock fans thought last year’s 15-0 skunking was embarrassing? Try Tuesday night’s 20-4 debacle on for size.