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Gamecocks Women’s Basketball Host Anderson for Exhibition Sunday

Gamecocks Women’s Basketball Host Anderson for Exhibition Sunday

Gamecocks play exhibition against Anderson at Colonia Life Arena Columbia, SC Nov. 3, 2012 GAMECOCK WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Coach Staley Ashley Bruner, Asia Dozier South Carolina Game Notes   Game Information Date: Sunday, November 4, 2012 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Columbia, S.C. Arena: Colonial Life Arena (18,000) Tickets/Parking: Free TV: None Radio: None Live Stats: GamecocksOnline.com Live Video: GamecocksOnline.com   Notes Fast Break This is the Gamecocks’ 39th season as a varsity sport. The 2012-13 season is the fifth at the helm for South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley. Her teams combined for 27 SEC regular-season victories, the best four-year mark for the program in more than a decade. The Gamecocks are 4-0 in exhibition games under head coach Dawn Staley […]

Gamecock Men’s Soccer Travels To Kentucky For Televised Match Sunday

Gamecock Men’s Soccer Travels To Kentucky For Televised Match Sunday

Game time is set for 1 p.m. ET at the UK Soccer Complex COLUMBIA, S.C. Nov. 2, 2012 – The South Carolina Gamecock men’s soccer team travels to Kentucky on Sunday for a televised match versus the Wildcats. Game time is set for 1 p.m. ET at the UK Soccer Complex in Lexington. Below are match details and game notes. GAME INFORMATION Date: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Location: Lexington, Ky. Stadium: UK Soccer Complex Series: Series tied, 4-4-2 Television: SportSouth, Dave Baker (pxp), J.D. Stephenson (analyst) South Carolina Men’s Soccer On Twitter: @GamecockMSoccer South Carolina Men’s Soccer On Facebook: Facebook.com/GamecockMSoccer Live Stats Game Notes Carolina Quick Hits – South Carolina is in its 35th season of […]

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Outpouring of Support for Marcus Lattimore

Outpouring of Support for Marcus Lattimore

Columbia, SC – Thank you to everyone who sent in get well cards and happy birthday wishes for Marcus Lattimore. This is just a sampling of all the well-wishes that have come in and there are many more on our website and in social media. They’ve been collected here at the athletics department and will be delivered to Marcus very soon. Continue to keep Marcus and all of our student-athletes affected by injuries in your thoughts and prayers! Go Gamecocks!

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Gamecocks Practice Wednesday

Gamecocks Practice Wednesday

Bye Week Workouts Continue Columbia, SC Oct. 31, 2012 – The No. 11/11 South Carolina Gamecocks (7-2, 5-2 SEC) worked out Wednesday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. The Gamecocks are enjoying their bye week this week. They will return to action on Saturday, November 10, when they host the Arkansas Razorbacks in a noon start at WBS. The game will be televised nationally on CBS. “I think we started the season (ranked) Number 8 in the preseason and we’re actually Number 8 in the BCS right now,” said head coach Steve Spurrier after the practice session. “So we’ve had a good year. Not a great year, but not a bad year, just sort of a good year right […]

Gamecock Basketball Season Tickets Surpass Last Year’s Totals

Gamecock Basketball Season Tickets Surpass Last Year’s Totals

Columbia, SC – As basketball season approaches (two exhibition games this week and our #HoopsTakeover event!), season ticket sales have progressed steadily during the offseason. After an impressive run to the Sweet Sixteen by Dawn Staley’s women’s squad and the hiring of Frank Martin to lead the men’s team, fans are looking forward to seeing what’s in store at Colonial Life Arena this season. Both coaches are excited about getting the season started and seeing the returning players mesh with newcomers. (Check out a recap of their comments at last week’s SEC Media Day here.) With well over 5,900 season tickets sold so far, the men’s team has already surpassed last year’s total of 5,864 tickets. The women’s team has […]

South Carolina Finalizes 2013 Football Schedule

South Carolina Finalizes 2013 Football Schedule

Gamecocks to Host Coastal Carolina For First Time on Nov. 23 Columbia, SC Oct. 31, 2012 – The University of South Carolina has announced its four non-conference games for the 2013 football season, finalizing its entire slate of games for the 2013 campaign, it was announced today. The Gamecocks will open the 2013 schedule against North Carolina on Saturday, August 31, at Williams-Brice Stadium. That contest will mark the Tar Heels first trip to Columbia since 1990. The teams have met 55 times over the years, most recently in 2007 with South Carolina posting a 21-15 win in Chapel Hill. The Gamecocks will travel to Orlando to face the Central Florida Knights on Saturday, September 28. South Carolina has won […]

Clowney Named Semifinalist for Rotary Lombardi Award

Clowney Named Semifinalist for Rotary Lombardi Award

Gamecock Defensive End Among Seven for Prestigious Award Columbia, SC Oct. 31, 2012 – University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been selected one of the “Seven Blocks of Granite” and, accordingly, a semifinalist for the 43rd Rotary Lombardi Award, the Rotary Club of Houston announced today. The Rotary Lombardi Award is given to the nation’s top college lineman or linebacker each year. Clowney, a 6-6, 256-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C., has been named to the 2012 Midseason All-America first team by both Phil Steele and Sporting News. Through nine games this season, Clowney has 40 tackles, including 15.0 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks. He is a two-time SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week recipient. Two-thirds […]

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Gamecocks Football Practice Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012

Gamecocks Football Practice Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012

Carolina Holds First Workout Since Defeating Tennessee Columbia, SC – The No. 11/11 South Carolina Gamecocks (7-2, 5-2 SEC) practiced inside Williams-Brice Stadium Tuesday afternoon, its first practice session since a 38-35 win over Tennessee last Saturday. The Gamecocks, ranked eighth in the latest BCS Standings, are enjoying their bye week this week. They will return to action on Saturday, November 10, when they host the Arkansas Razorbacks in a noon start at WBS. The game will be televised nationally on CBS. “We’re working on South Carolina,” said defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward of the team’s focus during the off week. “We’ve got to be better in man coverage, we’ve got to be better in zone coverage and we’ve got to […]

South Carolina Baseball Announces 2013 Schedule

South Carolina Baseball Announces 2013 Schedule

Gamecocks to play 35 home games at Carolina Stadium Columbia, S.C. Oct. 30, 2012 – The South Carolina baseball team has announced its schedule for the 2013 season featuring 29 games against 2012 NCAA Tournament teams as well as 35 home games at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks open the season on Friday, February 15, hosting a three-game series vs. Liberty. 2013 Baseball Schedule South Carolina and Clemson will meet for a fourth-consecutive year in a unique three-game setting. The series opens on Friday, March 1 at Clemson. Game two of the series on Saturday, March 2 shifts to Greenville, S.C. and Fluor Field, home of the Greenville Drive, a minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox for the Reedy […]

Gamecock Men’s Hoops Set To Host Kentucky Wesleyan In Exhibition On Tuesday

Gamecock Men’s Hoops Set To Host Kentucky Wesleyan In Exhibition On Tuesday

Game time set for 7 p.m ET from Colonial Life Arena. COLUMBIA, S.C. Oct. 29, 2012 – Led by first-year head coach Frank Martin, the South Carolina men’s basketball team will host Kentucky Wesleyan in the team’s lone exhibition contest of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. from Colonial Life Arena. The game will not be televised, but will be available via web-stream on GamecocksOnline.com. Below are game details and preseason notes. OPENING TIP Date: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 Tipoff: 7 p.m. ET Location: Columbia, S.C. Arena: Colonial Life Arena Regular-Season Series: Series is tied, 1-1 Television: None Radio: None Tickets: Admission is free Live Stats/Free Live Video: GamecocksOnline.com ** there will be a $5 charge for […]

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