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A'ja Wilson is AP women's Player of Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A'ja Wilson of South Carolina is The Associated Press women's college basketball player of the year. Wilson is the first player from the school to win the award. The 6-foot-5 star received 22 votes Thursday from 32-member … more

No. 7 South Carolina managing UConn prep, Missouri fallout

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has had to multi-task this week, dealing with serious concerns on and off the court. Staley and the Gamecocks have preparing to play No. 1 UConn while the coach dealt with comments by Missouri athletic … more

No. 8 South Carolina uses big run to knock off Gators 64-57

COLUMBIA (AP) - National Player of the Year candidate A'ja Wilson scored 22 points as eighth-ranked South Carolina survived a scare from Florida. Sitting on the bench for the first half of the second quarter as coach Dawn Staley elected to give … more

Draft Diary: A'ja Wilson talks going to Las Vegas

COLUMBIA - What a great introduction to Las Vegas! It was a long flight from South Carolina, but the weather couldn't have been better and I really enjoyed every minute of it. Driving from the airport to the strip, I was flattered to see on … more

Mississippi State beats Gamecocks 72-68 in OT

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Lamar Peters had 19 points, including five in overtime, to lead Mississippi State past South Carolina 72-68 on Saturday. Tyson Carter and Quinndary Weatherspoon had 13 points apiece for Mississippi State (21-8, 9-7 SEC). Nick … more

USC Fire Ants baseball heads to tournament

SPARTANBURG - The University of South Carolina Sumter baseball team will go limping into the NJCAA Region X tournament after being swept by Spartanburg Methodist College in a pair of doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. The Fire Ants, who … more

Macon, Barford lead Arkansas past South Carolina, 81-65

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Daryl Macon and Jaylen Barford combined to score 49 points to help Arkansas end a two-game losing streak with an 81-65 win over South Carolina on Tuesday night. Macon led the way with 25 points for the Razorbacks (16-8, 5-6 … more

Booker's 25 helps South Carolina past LSU 83-74

COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina coach Frank Martin needed talent after losing three of his best players from last year's Final Four team. He turned to two graduate transfers mostly riding the bench at leagues far away from the Southeastern … more

Gamecocks shouldn't be playing in Albany regional

So not only does the University of South Carolina women's basketball team gets to make the long sojourn to Albany, New York, to play in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament regional with top-ranked and undefeated Connecticut, it now has to take on … more

Dismissal, transfers, NBA draft have Gamecocks in flux

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Frank Martin's responses to questions about next year's roster seem to change daily. Transfers, the NBA draft and one dismissal has left Martin's program in flux with as many as seven players from last year's … more

Target on their backs

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is done talking about how her defending national champions get the "short end of the stick" when the NCAA tournament rolls around. But she isn't done with using it as a psychological ploy. "We will … more

Draft Diary: Carolina's A'ja Wilson talks tourney, awards and preparing for WNBA

COLUMBIA - Wow, it's been quite a great journey at South Carolina. It was a fitting end to my college career being able to share the Naismith Trophy with the fans Monday night, knowing that this is the last time I'll be around here until I … more

No. 1 UConn too much for Gamecocks in 83-58 win

COLUMBIA - Kia Nurse scored 23 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 20 as No. 1 UConn powered past defending national champ South Carolina 83-58 on Thursday night. The Huskies opened things up early to lead 53-24 at the half on their way to a … more

Gamecocks fall 70-63 to No. 14 Texas Tech

COLUMBIA - As soon as Keenan Evans saw his go-ahead 3-pointer go through the net, the Texas Tech senior had a message for the Red Raiders. "OK, we're here," Evans told them. "Let's finish this game." Thanks to Evans, No. 14 Texas Tech did. … more

Lady Vols beat USC without Wilson again

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee continues to show just how vulnerable South Carolina can be when the Gamecocks don't have star center A'ja Wilson in the lineup. Rennia Davis had 18 points, 10 … more

Fire Ants, Stingers split 4-game series

The baseball teams from the University of South Carolina Sumter and Florence-Darlington Technical College settled little if anything in their 4-game series over the weekend at Francis Marion … more

Fire Ants earn chance to compete in national championship in May

With just two teams in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region X, there was much on the line when the University of South Carolina Sumter took on Spartanburg Methodist College on Saturday in Spartanburg. While a region … more

Carolina's Wilson AP All-American third straight year

NEW YORK - A'ja Wilson is now part of an elite women's basketball group. South Carolina's senior center became the seventh player Monday ever to earn Associated Press All-America team honors three times. She was a unanimous choice from the … more

South Carolina's title run ends with 94-65 loss to UConn

ALBANY, N.Y. — UConn coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies are headed back to a familiar spot — the Final Four. Crystal Dangerfield led the way as top-seeded UConn routed No. 2 South … more

No. 2 seed South Carolina looking to fix mistakes

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley was relieved that her young Gamecocks made it through two up-and-down NCAA Tournament performances to reach the Sweet 16. That relief quickly turned to work. Staley has spent the past three days … more
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