Wednesday marks the first day of the early signing period for basketball and USC and Clemson signed players early in the morning.
Confirmed as having signed with the Gamecocks are 5-9 Bruce Ellington of Berekely and 6-8 RJ Slawson of Fort Dorchester.
The Gamecocks also will sign 6-9 Damontre Harris, 6-5 Brian Richardson and 5-11 Eric Smith.
Clemson signed 6-7 Marcus Thornton. He’s the only player expected to sign with the Tigers during the early signing period.