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USC to embark on major athletic project around Williams-Brice Stadium and Colonial Life Arena #Gamecocks (AUDIO/VIDEO)

The University of South Carolina announced Tuesday afternoon the start of the process on a potential billion dollar development project on University owned land near Wiliams-Brice Stadium and near the Colonial Life Arena. The University submitted a formal Request for Information (RFI) for the development of more than 800 acres of property. The University is …

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#STRecruiting: Virginia corner has #Gamecocks in his top five, and he has a commitment date

CB Noah Jenkins (6-2 200) of Highland Springs, VA dropped his top five on Monday and USC is firmly in the mix. The other four contenders are Virginia Tech, Pitt, Ole Miss and Penn State. Jenkins visited Columbia January 21st for the Gamecocks junior day event. Jenkins said what he recalls with the most fondness …

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#STRecruiting: Swartz meets #Gamecocks coach Paris for the first time and gets an offer

6-4 Austin Swartz of Concord, NC visited USC unofficially Saturday for the Arkansas game and met first year Gamecock coach Lamont Paris for the first time. It was a beneficial meeting for Swartz because he came away with an offer from Paris, and the Gamecocks join an impressive list of programs who are now going …

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#STRecruiting: Franks could push his decision into March

Greenville High OG Blake Franks originally planned to announce his college choice on February 7th, his mother’s birthday. But the recruiting game has become more complicated for Franks as he weighs his decision between Clemson and USC, and Sunday night he said he’s not certain he can even render a decision this month. “I’m trying …

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Top-ranked #Gamecocks win showdown at UConn 81-77 (Updated with USC & UConn AUDIO)

Check off another box for Dawn Staley and her #1 ranked USC women’s basketball team. Sunday, they beat 5th ranked Connecticut for the first time in the Constitution State 81-77 in a game played in Hartford. The defending national champs have won three in a row over the program they supplanted as the nation’s best …

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#Gamecocks freshman forward GG Jackson takes to social media to express frustrations after close loss to Arkansas (VIDEO) (UPDATED with Jackson apology tweet)

USC lost a heartbreaker to Arkansas Saturday in Columbia 65-63. The Gamecocks had a chance to get off a winning shot in the final seconds, but a contested three by Josh Gray was off the mark. It’s the second time in three games USC has lost close in this current seven game losing streak. Last …

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Second half long range barrage by Miami too much for #Clemson to handle in 78-74 loss (AUDIO)

On the day the U.S. Air Force put a missile into a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina, the Miami Hurricanes shot down Clemson’s hopes of building a cushion in the race for the ACC regular season title. The Tigers are still atop the league standings, but just barely following their 78-74 …

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#STRecruiting: Greenville High coach Greg Porter breaks down new #Gamecocks commitment WR Mazeo Bennett on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

USC picked up another major in-state commitment Friday afternoon when Greenville High WR Mazeo Bennett announced his plans to join the Gamecocks. Bennett chose the Gamecocks from a final short list that also included Oregon, Florida State, Georgia, Tennessee, Miami, North Carolina and Alabama. Last season Bennett had 47 catches for 857 yards and 14 …

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#STRecruiting Notebook 2-3 (UPDATED)

In what can only be described as a shocking turn of events, based on the projections by the recruiting website experts, Clemson missed on their number one quarterback target in the 2024 class when Walker White of Little Rock, AR announced for Auburn. White took a visit to Clemson last Saturday for their major junior …

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#Clemson Board of Trustees rewards football assistants, approves new Performance and Wellness Center

Clemson assistant head coach and cornerbacks coach Mike Reed and defensive tackles coach Nick Eason each received a $50,000 dollar raise Friday by the University’s Board of Trustees. Each will now pull in $800,000 per season. Additionally, returning members of the coaching staff each had a year added to their contracts. Reed, Eason, defensive coordinator …

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#STRecruiting: Greenville High WR Mazeo Bennett announces commitment to #Gamecocks

USC landed a second major in-state commitment for the 2024 class Thursday when Greenville High WR Mazeo Bennett (6-0 165) announced his commitment to the Gamecocks. Bennett, a one-time Tennessee commitment, visited USC last Saturday and that visit sealed the deal for him to join the Gamecocks. “I think he had a great time. It …

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#STRecruiting: The father of Nyck Harbor shares the backstory of his son’s signing day drama on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

USC emerged the winner Wednesday afternoon for receiver and sprinter Nyck Harbor of Washington, DC, but not before Harbor went through tortuous hours going back and forth on his final decision. As has been well documented, Oregon was the other party involved, and the Ducks nearly spoiled the party for Shane Beamer. Thursday night on …

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