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#STRecruiting: #CCU HC Tim Beck pleased with first signing class (AUDIO)

When Tim Beck was introduced as the fourth head football coach in CCU history, he wasn’t left with a lot of time to cobble together a recruiting class. As a matter of fact, he had less than three weeks to prepare for the early signing day in December. To his credit, Beck and the staff …

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The #Clemson football schedule is out with some help from the ACC

The Atlantic Coast Conference went all out on Monday for its 2023 football schedule release, hosting a two-hour special on the ACC Network. Once the dust settled, Clemson football learned it would begin its conference title defense on the road. The Tigers will play Labor Day night at Duke before returning to the Upstate to …

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The “Juice” is back, Antwane Wells announces he’s returning to USC for ’23 #Gamecocks

With a single tweet Monday night, USC’s offseason improved considerably. Antwane “Juice” Wells, the junior wide receiver from Richmond, VA, announced on Monday night that he would “run it back” for the 2023 season with the Gamecocks. Wells led USC in receiving this past season, catching 68 passes for 928 yards with six touchdowns. And …

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#STRecruiting: #CCU QB Grayson McCall has reportedly withdrawn from the transfer portal

Coastal Carolina football celebrated New Year’s Day with quite a piece of recruiting news: Grayson McCall is coming back to school. McCall, according to multiple reports, withdrew from the transfer portal on Sunday and will reportedly return to Conway.  The Indian Trail, North Carolina, native played in CCU’s bowl loss to East Carolina last week, …

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MBB salvages the day for the #Gamecocks with a 74-64 victory over EMU (Updated w/AUDIO)

In an overall disappointing day for USC athletics as the football team fell to Notre Dame 45-38 at the Gator Bowl, the Gamecock men’s basketball team provided a little salve for the wound. G.G. Jackson scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Carolina knocked off Eastern Michigan 74-64 at Colonial Life Arena on Friday …

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#Clemson rolls to 3-0 in the ACC with a 78-64 win over NC State (AUDIO)

It was a big day on the Clemson campus Friday as the football team squared off with Tennessee in the Orange Bowl, and the men’s basketball team hosted NC State at Littlejohn Coliseum. But don’t tell Brad Brownell’s club that they were an appetizer for Dabo Swinney’s squad. Hunter Tyson scored a career-high 31 points …

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Swash buckled. #CCU gets bowled over by ECU 53-29 in Birmingham (AUDIO)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala: Heading into Tuesday’s TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl between Coastal Carolina and East Carolina, conventional wisdom was that both teams would have to score and score a lot. The Pirates adhered to that philosophy more so than the Chanticleers, as ECU posted a 53-29 victory on a chilly night at Protective Stadium in downtown Birmingham. …

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#CCU doubles up on NSD with a recruiting and bowl update (AUDIO)

Coastal Carolina football presented a double feature on Wednesday afternoon, with new head coach Tim Beck discussing recruiting and interim head coach Chad Staggs speaking about bowl preparation. And from Beck’s perspective, the Chanticleers’ signing class is similar to the Allstate “Mayhem” commercial about pee-wee football. The class may be small, but he believes it …

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#STRecruiting: Babalade recommits to the #Gamecocks

The early Christmas presents keep sliding into the USC football facility as “National Signing Day” is just hours away. After receiving commitments from a pair of tight ends on Tuesday, the Gamecocks chopped down a big piece of its offensive line by reeling back in “Big Tree”. Former commitment Oluwatosin Babalade (6-5 296) of Hyattsville, …

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#STRecruiting: TE Reid Mikeska commits to the #Gamecocks

On the eve of NSD-December, USC has clearly addressed any concerns it has at the tight end position. Early Tuesday, the Gamecocks landed a pledge from Arkansas transfer Trey Knox. Then, within hours of Knox’ announcement, TE Reid Mikeska (6-6 233) of Cypress, TX announced his commitment to Shane Beamer and USC. The former Clemson …

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#Clemson players preparing for “South Beach showdown” versus Tennessee (AUDIO)

Bowl season is old hat for Clemson football, as the Tigers have not missed the postseason since 2004. The year prior, the Tigers defeated then-sixth-ranked Tennessee 27-14 in the 2004 Peach Bowl. This season, the Tigers will once again face the 6th-ranked Volunteers in the Orange Bowl on Friday, December 30th, at 8pm. Earlier this …

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Cliff Ellis gets career win #900 in a blowout of Regent University 102-39 (AUDIO) #CCU

CONWAY: Coastal Carolina head men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis recently celebrated his 77th birthday, and if his initial plans had come to fruition, Ellis would be in his third decade of retirement. “I had planned to retire when I was fifty-five,” Ellis said on Saturday following Coastal’s 102-39 win over Regent. “I said I’m going …

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