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Jackson sets new career mark as #Gamecocks drop USC Upstate, 68-53

COLONIAL LIFE ARENA: GG Jackson set a new career-high with 22 points and the Gamecocks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 68-53 victory over USC Upstate, Friday. The teams went back and forth throughout the first half, trading the lead a dozen times over the first 20 minutes. The Spartans played an efficient first …

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Coordinators Corner: #Gamecocks Satterfield & White hoping to build on the Tennessee performance against #Clemson (AUDIO)

Marcus Satterfield could have run for mayor of Columbia last Saturday night and won in a landslide. The USC offensive coordinator dialed up a game plan for Tennessee that was magnificent, and his players carried out the plan expertly. And the defense came up with enough stops to give the offense a chance to gain …

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#STRecruiting: #Gamecocks the favorite of New Jersey running back

2024 RB Yasim Willis (6-0 202) of Montvale, NJ came south last summer to compete in one of the USC camps in front of head coach Shane Beamer and running backs coach Montario Hardesty. That was a few weeks after he had been given an offer by area recruiter Pete Lembo. Willis returned to Columbia …

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No letdown: #Gamecocks pummel Cal Poly 79-36 (UPDATED: AUDIO)

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA: The top-ranked Gamecocks concluded their west coast swing with a 79-36 victory over Cal Poly, Tuesday. Following USC’s dramatic overtime victory over second-ranked Stanford just two days prior, the stage was set for a potential letdown spot. Instead of coming out flat, the Gamecocks turned up the intensity early, outscoring the …

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Talking Tuesday: #Gamecocks ready to put Vols in the rearview and focus on #Clemson (AUDIO)

Head coach Shane Beamer and key Gamecocks players met with the media, Tuesday, as South Carolina looks ahead to the annual rivalry game against Clemson. USC should be a confident bunch coming off their best offensive performance of the season in a 63-38 pasting of then no. 5 Tennessee. With the upset over the Volunteers, …

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Talking Tuesday: Swinney impressed by what #Gamecocks showed against Tennessee (AUDIO) #Clemson

It’s on to the next season in the mind of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney. His team completed the non-rivalry game portion of the year at 10-1 and 8-0 in the ACC. Now, it’s an entirely new season with USC coming to Death Valley Saturday for a noon kickoff. Swinney repeatedly emphasized the importance of winning …

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Shane Beamer Sunday Night Conference Call (AUDIO) #Gamecocks

The USC offense was spectacular in Saturday night’s win over 5th ranked Tennessee scoring touchdowns on nine of ten possessions that weren’t tied to the end of a half. It was one of the greatest offensive performances in Gamecock history, and it was surprising considering how the offense has struggled under the direction of Marcus …

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No. 1 #Gamecocks outlast no. 2 Stanford in overtime thriller (UPDATED: AUDIO)

PALO ALTO, CA: The top-ranked Gamecocks traveled over 2,500 miles to stare down second-ranked Stanford in a high noon showdown at Maples Pavilion, Sunday. Through three quarters, Stanford was a half-stride faster, a little crisper offensively, and more ferocious on the boards. Entering the fourth quarter, it looked as if USC was going to be …

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#Gamecocks finish winless stay in Charleston with 79-60 loss to Furman (AUDIO)

Furman defeated USC Sunday morning 79-60 to take seventh place in the Shriner’s Children’s Charleston Classic. The Gamecocks went 0-3 in the tournament and fall to 2-3 on the season. The Gamecocks led early 16-11 until the Paladins unleashed a 19-2 turn to turn the game their way. Furman led 38-31 at halftime and eventually …

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Rocky Popped: #Gamecocks knock Tennessee out of national championship race with shocking 63-38 win in Columbia (AUDIO)

Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia: No one, but no one saw this one coming. USC, a 22-point underdog to fifth ranked Tennessee, played, without question, one of their best games in their long history in whipping the Vols 63-38 before an announced crowd of over 79,000 Saturday night at Williams-Brice Stadium. Spencer Rattler passed for a school …

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Charleston Classic: #Gamecocks fall prey to Wildcats, 69-60

CHARLESTON: Charleston may be one of the south’s most acclaimed tourist destinations, but it has been downright inhospitable for Lamont Paris and the Gamecocks. South Carolina failed to find an offensive flow for the second game in a row at the Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic, falling to Davidson 69-60, Friday. There were bright spots, such …

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Frank Martin talks to SportsTalk (AUDIO) #Gamecocks

Former USC basketball coach Frank Martin is back in the Palmetto State this weekend. Now the head coach at Massachusetts, Martin has his team in the Myrtle Beach Invitational. They opened play Thursday afternoon with a three-point win over Colorado to improve to 2-1 on the season. After the win, and after his postgame press …

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