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South Carolina's Wes Clarke was named the national player of the week by Collegiate Baseball after hitting .700 with three home runs and nine RBI over the weekend.

USC, Clemson sweep opening series before facing each other this weekend

It was a good opening weekend for the South Carolina and Clemson baseball teams as they each swept their 3-game home series. The Gamecocks swept Dayton, winning 5-1 on Sunday with a late-inning rally at Founders Park. They won 12-5 on Saturday …

South Carolina's T.J. Moss (1) and the Gamecocks will hope to play in the NCAA Tournament this season, but the bracket will be more complicated than most years.

A trickier NCAA bracket in this unusual season

There's no need to worry about geography in this year's NCAA Tournament. Get ready for plenty of talk about the so-called "S curve" instead. And don't worry - it's not that complicated. With the entire tournament taking place in or near …

South Carolina's Aliyah Boston (4) shoots while defended by Tennessee's Tamari Key (20) during the Gamecocks' 75-67 loss on Thursday in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Davis leads No. 21 Tennessee over No. 2 South Carolina

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - For just a moment, Kellie Harper allowed herself to break COVID protocol. The hug she got from Tennessee men's basketball coach Rick Barnes was just too important to pass up. Harper was celebrating the biggest win in her …

South Carolina's AJ Lawson dunks during the Gamecocks' 93-73 loss to Tennessee on Wednesday in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Bailey leads No. 19 Tennessee over South Carolina 93-73

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Every time South Carolina made a move, Tennessee answered. Victor Bailey was a big part of the Volunteers' response. Bailey connected on 7 of 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 29 points to lead No. 19 Tennessee to a …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) and the Gamecocks are in line to be one of the four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA women's basketball tournament after the selection committee announced its initial top 16 on Monday.

UConn in line for women's tournament top seed; USC No. 2

UConn, South Carolina, Stanford and Louisville are in line for the top seeds of the women's NCAA Tournament. The women's basketball selection committee revealed the top 16 teams to this point Monday night. The Huskies, who moved up to No. 1 in …

Lakewood's Jamond Lewis (11) and the Gators will kick off the SCSHL playoffs this week.

SCHSL and SCISA playoffs highlight 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. SCHSL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS BEGINAfter a season thrown for a loop by the coronavirus pandemic, the South Carolina High School League basketball state playoffs will begin on Saturday. Either …

Laurence Manning's Jonathan Griffin, center, is joined by family as he signs to play football at Brevard College on Wednesday.

Laurence Manning's Griffin signs to play football at Brevard

Jonathan Griffith saw the realization of something he had hoped for since he was young come to pass on Wednesday at Laurence Manning Academy’s Bubba Davis Gymnasium.The Swampcats’ …

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence will have surgery on his non-throwing shoulder prior to the NFL draft.

Ex-Clemson QB Lawrence to have surgery before NFL draft

CLEMSON (AP) - Former Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence will have surgery on his left, non-throwing shoulder before the NFL draft. Lawrence's representative, Kyle Strongin of MGC Sports, said Lawrence scheduled a workout for NFL personnel on …

South Carolina forward Justin Minaya (10) drives to the hoop during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Alabama Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Columbia.

Petty, No. 11 Tide hold off South Carolina 81-78

COLUMBIA - John Petty Jr. wasn't going to let another one slip away for Alabama. The 11th-ranked Crimson Tide were coming off their first Southeastern Conference loss of the season last Saturday and were locked in a tight game with pesky, …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) shoots against Connecticut forward Aubrey Griffin (44) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn., Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.

Bueckers leads No. 2 UConn over No. 1 South Carolina in OT

STORRS, Conn. — With the shot clock about to expire and her team ahead by a single point in overtime, Paige Bueckers threw up a long 3-pointer that hit the back of the rim and bounced high into …

Alabama head coach Nick Saban added to the top recruiting class in the country on Wednesday.

Alabama follows up title by finalizing star-studded class

Alabama continues recruiting at a level that should strengthen the reigning national champion's status as college football's premier program. If anything, coach Nick Saban's ability to land the nation's top prospects grows stronger with each …

Clemson offensive ordinator Tony Elliott got a $300,000 raise this week, bumping up his total compensation to $2 million.

Elliott's raise gives Clemson two $2 million coordinators

Clemson's Tony Elliott is joining college football's club of $2 million assistants. The school's board of trustees approved a $300,000 raise for the team's offensive coordinator, bumping his total compensation to $2 million starting July 1 when …

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and his staff brought in another top five recruiting class.

Clemson leads the way in ACC recruiting battle

Clemson's most recent berth in the College Football Playoff was arguably its least successful, but a 49-28 semifinal loss to Ohio State didn't appear to damage the Tigers' appeal to recruits. Six consecutive appearances in the game's final four, …

Clemson head coach Brad Brownell and the Tigers beat North Carolina 63-50 on Tuesday.

Clemson beats UNC 63-50, snaps Tar Heel's 3-game win streak

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Tyson scored 16 points, Clyde Trapp had 14 and Clemson beat North Carolina 63-50 on Tuesday night, snapping the Tar Heels' three-game win streak. Clemson was …

South Carolina guard Zia Cooke (1) scored 21 points in the Gamecocks' 87-63 win over Alabama on Sunday.

USC women rout Alabama; move up to No. 2 in poll

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has worked hard to get leading scorer Zia Cooke to turn the page when things don't go her way. It was evident with Cooke's play against Alabama the message has gotten through. Cooke had 12 of her 21 …