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USC MEN'S BASKETBALL

Who ARE these guys?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Frank Martin never got caught up in wins and losses, the highs and the lows, as he worked to build South Carolina into a contender for conference championships. Gonzaga's Mark Few dismissed questions of whether his Bulldogs …

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USC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Lady Gamecocks advance to semis

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Kaela Davis scored 23 points and A'ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida State 71-64 in a furious finish Monday night to win the Stockton Regional. Davis scored immediately off the …

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Bigger test on horizon

GREENVILLE - "The best unheralded great player in the United States." "He's a talented basketball player. And I know he's going to bring it, and the rest of their squad is going to bring it as well." "Scores the ball, rebounds, blocks shots, …

Thornwell leads Gamecocks to 93-73 NCAA win over Marquette

GREENVILLE — South Carolina head coach Frank Martin had a message for long-suffering fans: It won't take the Gamecocks 44 years to win another NCAA Tournament game.Sindarius Thornwell had 29 …
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Phenom scores 51 as Spartanburg Day earns championship

The Zion Show concluded its 2016-17 run on Saturday at Sumter County Civic Center and its star ended the season on a high note. Spartanburg Day School phenom Zion Williamson, a 6-foot-6-inch junior who can play any position on the floor with much …
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Quarterback Deshaun Watson 'slinging it' at Clemson pro day

CLEMSON - Clemson's Deshaun Watson put on an impressive show for NFL teams, making the case at the Tigers' pro day that he should be the first quarterback taken in next month's draft. Watson went through a crisp workout for scouts and evaluators …

Missed opportunity

NEW YORK - Luke Kennard had an ugly first half, and Duke leaned on freshmen Jayson Tatum and Frank Jackson to build a double-digit lead against Clemson. Then the Tigers rallied, and Kennard put down the uprising. Kennard made two clutch …
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Restoring 'Old Betsy'

It was my daddy's gun. An American Gun Co. 12-gauge, double-barrel shotgun with hammers. Passed down by my granddaddy, Arthur Geddings. It was the first shotgun I ever fired. I shot a squirrel with the old gun while sitting in my Daddy's lap, …

Spring turkey season forecast fair; new schedule and bag limits remain in place

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina's economy. Season dates for private lands are March 20 to May 5 statewide. For all …
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USC lands visit from former Vols OL commit Tucker

South Carolina is looking to add to its current group of three committed offensive linemen and the Gamecocks have landed an official visit from Jordan Tucker of Roswell, Ga. The former Tennessee commitment said he will visit USC on Jan. 21. This …