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Friday, February 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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South Carolina Gamecocks

Coverage of Gonzaga’s Final Four foe, the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Sports >  National sports

Gamecocks will look different, plan to have same success

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her women’s basketball program will continue its winning ways, albeit it will look a bit different than it has. Gone are dominant post players A’ja Wilson and Alaina Coates. South Carolina’s strength will focus in the backcourt with returners like Tyasha Harris and transfer Te’a Cooper.
Sports >  NCAA basketball

South Carolina’s leading scorer Chris Silva opts for NBA draft

South Carolina’s top scorer and rebounder Chris Silva has decided to enter the NBA draft. Silva plans to go through the draft camp process, but won’t hire an agent. By not hiring an agent, Silva could return to the Gamecocks for his senior season. South Carolina coach Frank Martin says Silva’s work the past three years gives him the chance to see how he stacks up in the draft process. The 6-foot-9 Silva averaged 14 points and eight rebounds last season