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Clemson Tigers Drop Heartbreaker to Gardner-Webb, 72-70

Clemson Tigers Drop Heartbreaker to Gardner-Webb, 72-70

Boxscore (HTML) ST. THOMAS Nov. 21, 2014 — The Tigers surrendered the final five points Friday in a heartbreaking 72-70 defeat to Gardner-Webb in the opening round of the Paradise Jam. Gardner-Webb’s Tyler Strange tied the game with a three-pointer and the Tigers were whistled for a technical foul on the ensuing inbounds pass for calling a timeout they did not have, leading to two free throws that gave the Runnin’ Bulldogs an amazing 72-70 victory. The loss, Clemson’s second straight to a Big South foe, dropped the Tigers to 1-2 on the season. Gardner-Webb improved to 2-1 with the win. The Tigers overcame an early nine-point deficit and took a 13-point lead at one point, only to see it […]

Hornets And Food Lion Feeds Partner To Feed 1,000 Second Harvest Food Bank Families

Hornets And Food Lion Feeds Partner To Feed 1,000 Second Harvest Food Bank Families

HORNETS AND FOOD LION FEEDS PARTNER TO FEED 1,000 SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK FAMILIES AT ANNUAL CORNUCOPIA EVENT ON NOV. 25 Food Lion Feeds to Donate Entire Thanksgiving Meal; Coca-Cola to Provide Beverages   CHARLOTTE, NC Nov. 21, 2014 – The Charlotte Hornets and Food Lion Feeds today announced the two organizations will provide Thanksgiving meals to 1,000 families in need at the Hornets’ fourth annual Cornucopia event on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The entire Hornets team and coaching staff will partner with Food Lion leadership and associates, as well as Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, to distribute the food at Time Warner Cable Arena, starting at 11 a.m. Food Lion Feeds is donating thousands of pounds of food to […]

Baylor Bears Hold off Late Push from South Carolina Gamecocks

Baylor Bears Hold off Late Push from South Carolina Gamecocks

Final Stats COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 18, 2014 – The South Carolina men’s basketball team hosted Baylor Tuesday afternoon as part of the ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. The noon start wouldn’t faze either side, as the physical matchup was closely contested throughout. The Bears (2-0) were able to keep Carolina (1-1) at arm’s length for much of the game, and were able to seal the game with a pair of free throws late in a 69-65 win. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball Senior guard Tyrone Johnson scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Gamecocks in a game that featured six ties and six lead changes. Both teams were cold in first half, with Carolina shooting 32 percent and Baylor […]

Paradise Jam Broadcast Schedule Announced

Paradise Jam Broadcast Schedule Announced

THE ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR BEGINS IN PARADISE! Basketball Travelers Inc., CBS Sports Network Announce Television Schedule for 2014 Men’s Ezybonds Global Payments US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam St. Thomas, USVI Nov. 15, 2014 – Basketball Travelers Inc. and CBS Sports Network are proud to announce the television schedule and continued partnership for the 15th Annual Ezybonds Global Payments US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands. CBS Sports Network will televise the men’s first round and semi-final games on November 21st and 23rd along with the 3rd place and championship games on November 24th.   Basketball Travelers Inc. will live stream all games worldwide using the NewTek TriCaster 8000 and NewTek 3Play 440 via ParadiseJam.com […]

Charlotte Hornets Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Injury Update

Charlotte Hornets Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Injury Update

MKG has Stress Reaction in His Right Foot CHARLOTTE, NC Nov. 14, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in his right foot. Kidd-Gilchrist, who underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) yesterday, will miss the remaining two games on the team’s road trip. He will be re-evaluated in Charlotte and a recovery timeline will be determined at that time. In six games this season, Kidd-Gilchrist is averaging 9.8 points on .625 shooting from the field, 5.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 23.3 minutes per game. TICKETS: Charlotte Hornets (NBA) Hornets Sports & Entertainment owns the Charlotte Hornets and operates Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena.

Clemson Tigers Defense Suffocates Anderson, 62-36

Clemson Tigers Defense Suffocates Anderson, 62-36

CU-AU exhibition boxscore CLEMSON, SC Nov. 8, 2014 — The men’s basketball team held Anderson to just eight field goals and a .157 shooting percentage in Clemson’s 62-36 exhibition victory in Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday. The Tigers held the Trojans without a field goal for a 16:37 stretch that spanned the break, and saw the defense force 19 straight misses. TICKETS: Clemson Tigers Men’s Basketball (ACC) Senior guard Rod Hall and junior Jordan Roper each tallied 12 points in the win, which included two three-pointers for each player. At one point, Hall scored nine straight points for the Tigers, burying a pair of three-pointers and completing a traditional three-point play, keying a run that ended in a 24-point advantage for […]

CofC Cougars Down Emory In Grant’s Unofficial Debut

CofC Cougars Down Emory In Grant’s Unofficial Debut

NICK VLATTAS CofC Athletics Communications Emory Box Score CHARLESTON, SC – Behind a team-high 23 points from sophomore Joe Chealey, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team downed Emory, 78-68, in an exhibition game played on Saturday afternoon at TD Arena – first-year head coach Earl Grant’s unofficial public debut at the helm. The Cougars opened their doors to TD Arena for the first time, and an excited crowd of 2,012 fans gathered from historic downtown Charleston to get their first glances at Grant’s Cougars.   CofC did not disappoint, offering a dynamic, fast-paced brand of basketball which combined up-tempo play around the perimeter with old-fashioned, hard-nosed play beneath the basket.   Grant unveiled a free-flowing Cougar offensive team which […]

Welcome to Charlotte Hornets, Lance Stephenson!

Welcome to Charlotte Hornets, Lance Stephenson!

Stephenson Banks Home Double OT Game-Winner to Clip Hawks By Matt Gorry, hornets.com The Result Newly-acquired Lance Stephenson made his way into Hornets fans heart, while simultaneously breaking Atlanta’s, with one shot – sinking a game-winning dagger late in double overtime to send Charlotte to a wild 122-119 victory on Nov. 7 at Time Warner Cable Arena. TICKETS: Charlotte Hornets (NBA) Turning Points After Atlanta’s Kyle Korver was called for an offensive foul with 2.2 seconds left in double overtime, Lance Stephenson told Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford to give him the ball. Clifford obliged and drew up a play for the prized free agent acquisition of the offseason coming out of the break. Stephenson took the inbounds and launched […]

South Carolina Gamecocks to Host Open Practice Monday

South Carolina Gamecocks to Host Open Practice Monday

COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 4, 2014 – South Carolina women’s basketball will host an open practice on Mon., Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Basketball Practice Facility (1051 Blossom Street) with an intrasquad scrimmage highlighting the day’s agenda. Fans are encouraged to bring their lunch and enjoy part or all of the practice session. The bleachers on the Assembly Street side of the facility will be pulled out for seating, which fans should access through the second-floor door as walking space at court level will be limited. The team requests that fans do not shoot video of the practice, and rules regarding camera size are the same as for games at Colonial Life Arena. TICKETS: South Carolina […]

Gamecock Basketball Mini Plans, Single Game Tickets On Sale

Gamecock Basketball Mini Plans, Single Game Tickets On Sale

COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 3, 2014 – South Carolina men’s and women’s single-game and mini-plan ticket packages are now on sale to the general public. For the women’s games, all tickets are now on sale for $7 for adult, and $4 for youth 17 and under. For men’s games, all single-game tickets for non-conference games are currently on sale for $20 in the lower bowl and $14 in the upper level. There are also three mini-plans available, ranging from $65 to $99. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Men’s Basketball TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecock Women’s Basketball Below is detailed information on the mini-plans. Football/Basketball Combo Pack (football, men’s and women’s basketball) Football/basketball combo ticket package, which includes one […]

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