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South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) battles for a rebound against Connecticut guard Anna Makurat during the Gamecocks' 70-52 win on Monday in Columbia.

Harris, No. 1 South Carolina earn first win over UConn 70-52

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Tyasha Harris really thought coming in she wasn't bothered by her losing history against UConn. Then Harris and the top-ranked Gamecocks won - and her attitude and emotions changed quickly. "Yes, this feels pretty …

Hammond School defensive lineman Jordan Burch (6) signed his letter of intent to play with South Carolina on Thursday.

Five-star DT Jordan Burch signs with South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Highly regarded, five-star defensive tackle Jordan Burch has ended the suspense and signed with South Carolina. Burch, a 6-foot-5, 275 pound tackle from Columbia, had committed to the Gamecocks in December, but did not send …

Arkansas guard Chelsea Dungee (33) is fouled by South Carolina defender Aliyah Boston during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark.

Boston leads No. 1 USC past No. 25 Arkansas 86-65

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - South Carolina freshman Aliyah Boston shined even brighter than her team's flashy yellow and orange shoes. The freshman forward had 18 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocked shots in the top-ranked Gamecocks' 86-65 win at No. …

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin

Tyree's big night leads Ole Miss past S. Carolina 84-70

OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi coach Kermit Davis convinced his team to begin a brand new season with a win Wednesday night and it worked convincingly. Breein Tyree scored a career-high 38 points as Mississippi defeated South Carolina 84-70, …

Hammond School defensive end Jordan Burch, center, is still committed to play football at South Carolina, but he's yet to sign a letter of intent.

Top heavy: Handful of elite programs hoard most top recruits

McKinnley Jackson, a huge and talented defensive tackle from Mississippi, was one of the few five-star recruits whose college choice was a mystery coming into signing day. "I'll keep this short, simple and sweet," Jackson said during a news …

Auburn guard J'Von McCormick (5) fouls South Carolina guard AJ Lawson (0) during the Gamecocks' 80-67 loss on Wednesday in Auburn, Alabama

Cambridge's big night lifts Auburn over South Carolina

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - After back-to-back blowout losses highlighted the Auburn offense's tendency to be stagnant, and at times nonexistent, Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl leaned on a freshman off the bench to pull his team out of its two-game …

South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw, left reaches out to tackle Alabama's Brian Robinson Jr. (24). Kinlaw had a long road to get to USC, but that road might lead to him being a first round selection in the 2020 NFL draft.

Kinlaw's humble beginning fuels his aggressive play

MOBILE, Ala. - Javon Kinlaw's motivation comes from his past, having lived at times without running water or electricity. Those humble beginnings drive the South Carolina defensive tackle to play with a different kind of aggression and have …

South Carolina guard Tyasha Harris (52) is defended by Mississippi State guard Myah Taylor during the Gamecocks' 81-79 win on Monday in Columbia.

No. 1 South Carolina women beat No. 9 Mississippi St 81-79

COLUMBIA - Down nine points in the fourth quarter and close to getting run out of her building, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley didn't panic. Her top-ranked Gamecocks wouldn't let her. Tyasha Harris had a season-high 23 points and the Gamecocks …

South Carolina's Zia Cooke, center, shoots between Missouri's Amber Smith, left, and Elle Brown, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. South Carolina won the game 78-45.

South Carolina, Baylor lead women's Top 25

NEW YORK - South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll, with Baylor in second place. The Gamecocks received 22 first-place votes from a 30-member media panel Monday. The Lady Bears got six. UConn moved up to …

South Carolina's Aliyah Boston, (4) goes up for a shot against Missouri's Hannah Schuchts during the Gamecocks' 78-45 win on Thursday in Columbia, Missouri.

Top-ranked South Carolina dominates Missouri 78-45

COLUMBIA, Mo. - South Carolina earned its No. 1 ranking with a style coach Dawn Staley described as "fast and fluid." The Gamecocks showed they could overwhelm an opponent with their size in a half-court game on Thursday, beating Missouri …

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin, yells at his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Massachusetts Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Amherst, Mass.

Nembhard helps Florida roll past South Carolina 81-68

COLUMBIA - When Andrew Nembhard is on his game, Florida usually is, too. The Gators sophomore was certainly on against South Carolina, with 21 points and 10 assists in an 81-68 victory Tuesday night. Nembhard played with poise, flash and a …

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) chases a rebound with Alabama forward Ashley Knight pursuing during the Gamecocks' 93-78 win on Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

No. 4 USC outlasts Alabama behind Boston's double-double

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - No. 4 South Carolina used a strong fourth quarter to stifled any Alabama comeback bid late on Sunday. Aliyah Boston had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Gamecocks to a 93-78 win over Alabama on Sunday …

South Carolina guard Zia Cooke (1) passes to a teammate during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Columbia, S.C.

Freshmen lead No. 4 USC past 13th-ranked Kentucky

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is trying not to get ahead of herself. As good as her freshmen-powered, fourth-ranked Gamecocks appear to be - and they looked plenty good in a 99-72 win over No. 13 Kentucky on Thursday …

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More could be on the way in Clemson's top recruiting class

The 24 football players signed by Clemson earlier this month added up to the No. 1 recruiting class in the country, thus far, by the national analysts. According to the 247Sports composite ranking, Clemson signed six 5-star recruits and 11 …

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin calls a play during an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Jones' 18 leads Stetson to 63-56 upset of South Carolina

By PETE IACOBELLI The Associated Press COLUMBIA - Christiaan Jones scored 18 points in his homecoming as Stetson beat a Southeastern Conference school for the first time since 2004 with a 63-56 victory over South Carolina on Monday. The …