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Charlotte Bobcats vs Philadelphia Sixers – 11/30/12

Charlotte Bobcats vs Philadelphia Sixers – 11/30/12

By Caroline Sikes and Ketrell Marshall bobcats.com November 30, 2012 THE RESULT After battling back in the fourth quarter, the Bobcats lost to the 76ers, 104-98, on November 30 in Time Warner Cable Arena®. Six players scored in double figures for the Cats, led by 19 points from Ben Gordon. Kemba Walker tied his season high with nine assists while scoring 13 points to go with four rebounds, two steals and block in only 27 minutes. TURNING POINTS During the third quarter, the 76ers went on a run led by eight points from Jrue Holiday to give them their largest lead of 10 points… The Cats battled back, tying the game at 81-81 after Ramon Sessions grabbed an offensive rebound […]

Cougars Open SoCon Play at Elon

Cougars Open SoCon Play at Elon

Twitter: @CofCWBasketball INSIDE COFC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WITH NATASHA ADAIR VIDEO College of Charleston (2-4, 0-0 SoCon) vs. Elon (2-2, 0-0 SoCon) Game #7 December 1, 2012, 2:00 p.m. (ET) Alumni Gym, Elon, N.C. Live Stats/video: ElonPhoenix.com/twitter @CofCWBasketball CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s basketball team opens Southern Conference play on the road at Elon on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and at UNCG Monday at 7:00 p.m. After the Cougars game at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday the CofC men’s team will play Elon at 7:00 p.m. at Alumni Gym. OPENING THOUGHTS CofC head coach Natasha Adair On the state of the team right now “I feel like we are going to do special things. The kids are being coachable […]

Gamecocks Drop Road Contest at St. John’s

Gamecocks Drop Road Contest at St. John’s

Michael Carrera posts second double-double of the season Final Stats QUEENS, N.Y. Nov, 29 2012 — South Carolina (5-2) fell to St. John’s (5-2) 89-65 in the 2012 SEC/BIG EAST Challenge on Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena. Freshman forward Michael Carrera registered his second double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Gamecocks. Junior guard Brenton Williams was injured in the contest. He suffered a neck injury and was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. He did have movement of his arms and legs on the court. An update will be released when available. Before his injury, Williams scored 10 points in the matchup. Freshman forward Mindaugas Kacinas scored nine and added six […]

Injury Update On Brenton Williams

Injury Update On Brenton Williams

Junior guard will return to Columbia with the team. QUEENS, NY Nov. 29, 2012 – South Carolina junior guard Brenton Williams, who sustained a neck injury in Thursday night’s contest versus St. John’s and was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation, has been released from the hospital and will return to Columbia with the team.

CofC Softball Selling ‘Restore the Shore’ Bracelets for Hurricane Sandy Relief

CofC Softball Selling ‘Restore the Shore’ Bracelets for Hurricane Sandy Relief

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston softball team has begun selling ‘Restore the Shore’ support bracelets to raise money to donate to victims of Hurricane Sandy. The Cougars have teamed with the Red Cross in an effort spearheaded by Katie O’Brien, Alex Pizzoli and Valerie Cassell, all CofC softball players and New Jersey residents whose families were affected by Sandy’s devastation. The bracelets are available for $5 each and 100 percent of the proceeds are being donated to Sandy victims via the Red Cross. To purchase a bracelet, contact any current CofC softball player or head coach Shelly Hoerner who can be reached at HoernerS@cofc.edu. The softball team also runs a concession stand at all CofC men’s basketball games […]

Episode Two of Inside CofC Women’s Basketball with Natasha Adair

Episode Two of Inside CofC Women’s Basketball with Natasha Adair

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Check out another episode of Inside CofC Women’s Basketball with Natasha Adair. Each week CofC assistant director of athletics communications Jeremy Rosenthal will sit down with head coach Natasha Adair and talk about recaps of past games and look ahead to future games. The weekly show, available through the Charleston Sports Network, will also include game highlights, player features and more as fans get an all access and inside look into the women’s basketball team. In this week’s segment Adair talks about having Thanksgiving dinner at senior Cathryn Hardy’s house on the road, the Cougars new signees, her favorite food and the start of conference play this weekend. Viewers are strongly encouraged to submit questions to Coach […]

Cougars Upset No. 23 Miami (Fla.) In Five Sets, Advance In NCAA Tournament

Cougars Upset No. 23 Miami (Fla.) In Five Sets, Advance In NCAA Tournament

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – College of Charleston rallied back from deficits all afternoon and eventually pulled away in the fifth set to defeat No. 23 Miami (Fla.), 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 19-25, 25-22, 15-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Gainesville, Fla. The win was the first for the College of Charleston (27-7) in the NCAA Tournament since 2005 when CofC defeated North Carolina. The thrilling victory was also the first program win over a ranked opponent as the 23rd-ranked Hurricanes finished second in the ACC. The Cougars rallied from down five points in the first set and four points in the fourth set to come back and win both frames. CofC also trailed 2-0 in the fifth set […]

South Carolina Women’s Hoops Back on the Road Sunday

South Carolina Women’s Hoops Back on the Road Sunday

GAMECOCK WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Gamecock Spotlight: Tina Roy Coach Staley (From Nov. 30, 2012) South Carolina Game Notes   Game Information Date: Sunday, December 2, 2012 Time: 2 p.m. Location: South Orange, N.J. Arena: Walsh Gymnasium (2,600) Radio: WISW 1320 AM (Brad Muller); GamecocksOnline.com Live Stats: SHUPirates.com Seton Hall Series: SHU leads 2-0; In South Orange: SHU leads 1-0; In Columbia:SHU leads 1-0   Notes Fast Break South Carolina’s offense has been dominated by interior play so far this season. For the first time under head coach Dawn Staley, neither of the team’s top two scorers are guards as senior Ashley Bruner (12.4 ppg) and sophomore Aleighsa Welch (11.8 ppg) top the offense through eight games this season. The Gamecocks have […]

Gamecocks Men’s Basketball Host Clemson On Sunday

Gamecocks Men’s Basketball Host Clemson On Sunday

Game time set for Noon with the game to be televised on ESPNU. COLUMBIA, S.C. Nov. 30, 2012 – South Carolina returns to Colonial Life Arena after three games away from Columbia when it hosts Clemson on Sunday. The Gamecocks have won two-straight games in the series between the two intrastate rivals, and look for a third-consecutive victory in the series for the first time since the 2003 campaign. The contest will be televised on ESPNU and available on the radio on the Gamecock IMG Sports Network, including 107.5 The Game in Columbia, as well as on GamecocksOnline.com. The contest marks the first for South Carolina head coach Frank Martin vs. the Tigers. GAMECOCK MEN’S BASKETBALL Gamecock Spotlight: LaShay Page […]

UNCW Seahawks Open December with Herd

UNCW Seahawks Open December with Herd

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW puts its two-game winning streak on the line Saturday night when Buzz Peterson’s club opens December by traveling to the heart of West Virginia to take on Conference USA member Marshall at the Cam Henderson Center. The Seahawks are coming off a pair of victories over the weekend in the Nations of Coaches Classic, where they defeated Wofford and Hampton for the Wilmington division crown. The pair of wins helped UNCW pull even at 3-3 on the season. UNCW begins a stretch of three non-conference road games in four outings during a hectic time of year. Tip-off is 7 p.m. in Huntington. “We have a tough road ahead in the next few weeks,” admitted Peterson, […]

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