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#STRecruiting: #Gamecocks get first 2022 basketball commitment from in-state product (UPDATED with quotes)

USC is on the board with its first basketball commitment for the 2022 class in 6-8 point guard Zachary Davis of Denmark-Olar. Davis took an unofficial visit to USC Monday and met with head coach Frank Martin and recruiter Brian Steele. Steele had seen Davis in action, and he and Martin made the offer. Davis …

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#STRecruting: Texas safety Peyton Williams commits to #Gamecocks

USC added another piece to its future defense Monday morning with a commitment from three-star safety Peyton Williams (6-0 180) of Rockwall, TX. His commitment comes the day after DT Jamaal Whyce of Miami went public with his Gamecock pledge. Williams is ranked the #65 safety nationally by 247Sports. Williams visited USC unofficially over the …

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#STRecruiting: Florida defensive end commits to #Gamecocks

Three-star DE Jamaal Whyce (6-4 255) of Miami Sunday announced a commitment to USC. His announcement comes a week after Gamecock head coach Shane Beamer tweeted his “Welcome Home” commitment alert for Whyce. Whyce had visited USC last weekend and actually tweeted on June 11th that his recruiting was over and he would announce on …

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#Gamecocks coach Mark Kingston reviews season on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

USC baseball coach Mark Kingston joined us Thursday night on SportsTalk to reflect on the 2021 season. He, his staff and players navigated Covid and the nation’s most difficult schedule (4 regular season opponents are in Omaha, plus regional foe Virginia) to make an NCAA Regional, which they hosted. But, falling short of a trip …

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Mark Kingston puts a wrap on the #Gamecocks baseball season (AUDIO)

USC head baseball coach Mark Kingston held his season ending press conference via Zoom on Thursday. The Gamecocks are coming off a 34-23 campaign, which included a 16-14 mark in the SEC. South Carolina hosted the Columbia baseball regional and after defeating Virginia in the opener, the Gamecocks dropped back-to-back games to Old Dominion and …

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USC promotes two #Gamecocks men’s basketball assistants

USC head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Wednesday the promotions of both Chuck Martin to Associate Head Coach and former player Brian Steele to assistant coach following the departure of Bruce Shingler. Shingler left the program earlier this month to become an assistant coach at the University of Maryland. Chuck Martin just completed …

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#STRecruiting: RB Jaylon Glover reviews official visit with #Gamecocks

The top running back prospect for USC in the 2022 recruiting class, Jaylon Glover (5-9 195) of Lakeland, FL, was in for his official visit over the weekend. Glover rushed for 1588 yards and 31 touchdowns last season, after a sophomore season of 1592 and 14 touchdowns. He’s rated a three-star prospect and ranked the …

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#STRecruiting: Miami DT expected to announce for #Gamecocks next week

USC head coach Shane Beamer Sunday afternoon issued a pair of “Welcome Home” tweets signifying two players had committed to him. SAF Jy’Vonte McClendon Sunday afternoon publicly announce his commitment following his official visit. And the Gamecocks are expected to get a public commitment from DT Jamaal Whyce (6-4 250) of Miami next Sunday. A …

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#Gamecocks AD Tanner reports financial losses to the Board of Trustees

USC athletics director Ray Tanner has run a tight financial ship during his tenure with the Gamecocks. Never has his department finished in the red during an academic year, until this year. Due to Covid restrictions and additional expenses due to the pandemic, Tanner reported to the Board of Trustees Friday a $27 million dollar …

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#Gamecocks rally falls short in 3-2 elimination game loss to Virginia (AUDIO)

The USC baseball season ended Sunday afternoon at Founders Park with a 3-2 loss to Virginia in an elimination game of the Columbia regional. The Gamecocks once again had good enough pitching to win, but not enough offense. Their season ends at 34-23. Virginia will play Old Dominion tonight at 6:00 PM. ODU needs one …

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Old Dominion walks to win over #Gamecocks 2-1 (AUDIO)

Thomas Farr of USC and Ryan Moore of Old Dominion hooked up in an old-fashioned pitchers duel Saturday night at Founders Park in the winner’s bracket game of the Columbia Regional. Each held the other’s team to one run thru seven innings. But in the eighth, Farr blinked and ODU scored the go ahead run …

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#Gamecocks rally for 4-3 win over Virginia in regional opener (AUDIO)

USC scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning to overcome a 3-1 deficit and went on to a 4-3 win over Virginia in game one of the Columbia Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks move into the winner’s bracket and will face either top seed Old Dominion or …

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