Matt Smith

Cooke and Boston lead top-ranked #Gamecocks past No. 17 Maryland (AUDIO)

COLLEGE PARK, MD.: Zia Cooke, Aliyah Boston and the top-ranked Gamecocks rolled past No. 17 Maryland 81-56, Friday. Cooke led the scoring attack with 18 points and Boston posted her 62nd career double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Maryland (1-1) put up a good fight early despite playing without their star, Diamond Miller. Miller …

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Talking Tuesday: Swinney confirms Uiagalelei still QB1 at #Clemson (AUDIO)

Head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media, Tuesday, as Clemson prepares to dive back into ACC play against Louisville this weekend. Swinney fielded questions about where the staff may go from here regarding the quarterback position after D.J. Uiagalelei’s recent rash of turnovers following his outstanding start to the season. For the time being, …

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#Clemson topples The Citadel in season opener, 80-69 (AUDIO)

Clemson opened the season with an 80-69 victory over The Citadel at Littlejohn Coliseum, Monday. With 2nd-team All-ACC forward P.J. Hall still nursing a knee injury, veteran guard Chase Hunter stepped up early, scoring 19 of his game-high 23 points in the first half. Hunter Tyson (19 points, 13 rebounds) and Ian Schieffelin (20 points, …

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Talking Tuesday: Beamer and #Gamecocks hope to rediscover rhythm in Music City (AUDIO)

Head coach Shane Beamer and key Gamecocks players met with the media, Tuesday, as South Carolina prepares for its trip to Nashville to square off with Vanderbilt. Beamer had to “face the music” as he was peppered with questions about his team’s performance in a 23-10 home loss to Missouri. The Gamecocks offense was especially …

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Fire on the Mountain: Chanticleers stun Marshall early, hold on for 24-13 victory #CCU (AUDIO)

HUNTINGTON, W. VA.: For John Denver, West Virginia was “Almost Heaven.” For Coastal Carolina, Huntington must have felt like paradise through the first 15 minutes of game time Saturday as the Chanticleers raced out to a 21-0 lead. Despite being outgained the rest of the night, Coastal’s opening flurry proved to be enough as the …

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#Clemson players get a rest before taking aim at 15th straight win (AUDIO)

Select Tigers players met with the media, Monday, on the heels of Clemson’s 27-21 win over Syracuse. The Homecoming victory extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 14. Clemson heads into its open date undefeated at 8-0, with six of those wins coming in conference play. Following the bye, Clemson will step back out of …

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Coordinators Corner: #Gamecocks preparing for “massive, athletic” Aggies (AUDIO)

Gamecocks coordinators Marcus Satterfield (offense) and Clayton White (defense) met with the media, Wednesday, as they continue to prepare their units for this weekend’s game against Texas A&M (3-3, 1-2). South Carolina enters the game on a roll, having won its last three games, including a hard-fought 24-14 victory at Kentucky. Like the Wildcats, A&M …

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Staley’s #Gamecocks unanimous no. 1 in AP poll and picked to finish atop SEC

South Carolina received all 30 first-place votes in the Associated Press Top 25 women’s basketball poll released Tuesday. It’s the third consecutive season Dawn Staley’s team has landed atop the preseason poll. The Gamecocks have been no. 1 for the last 20 polls and went wire-to-wire last season, capping off the 2021-22 season with their …

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Talking Tuesday: Beamer’s #Gamecocks rested and ready for Texas A&M; Roderick leaves team (AUDIO)

Shane Beamer and select Gamecocks players addressed the media, Tuesday, ahead of this weekend’s home game against Texas A&M. The biggest news coming out of the presser was the confirmation from Beamer that safety RJ Roderick is no longer with the team. Roderick (Cane Bay HS) started 33 games for USC but has battled injuries …

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Sunday night conference call: Swinney and #Clemson moving on to showdown with Syracuse (AUDIO)

Dabo Swinney shared his thoughts on Clemson’s road win at Florida State and what lies ahead for his club via conference call, Sunday. After holding off the Seminoles 34-28, the Tigers (7-0, 5-0) will now turn their attention to this week’s showdown against undefeated Syracuse (6-0, 3-0). Swinney praised the way quarterback DJ Uiagalelei managed …

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New look #Gamecocks ready for first season under Lamont Paris (AUDIO)

Head coach Lamon Paris, his assistant coaches and multiple Gamecocks players met with the media, Wednesday, as South Carolina prepares for the 2022-23 season. In addition to Paris and his staff, there are several new faces that have joined the roster since the end of last season. Highly recruited freshman GG Jackson is, perhaps, chief …

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Talking Tuesday: Swinney expects rocking environment for #Clemson-FSU (AUDIO)

Dabo Swinney held his weekly press conference, Tuesday, as he and his staff prepare the Tigers for their trip to Tallahassee, Fla., to square off with Florida State. Swinney expects a “rocking environment” at Doak Campbell Stadium, Saturday, and said he’s very impressed with FSU quarterback Jordan Travis’ character, toughness and elusiveness. Swinney went on …

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