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Struggling South Carolina faces crucial 2-game stretch

South Carolina’s players understand the early challenge they have to prevent their season from fully spiraling out of control. There were a lot of grim faces, steady eyes as the …

South Carolina starts training camp with plenty to prove

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp’s players were all smiles at the first team meeting Thursday. Muschamp is confident those smiles will disappear as the players get pushed throughout summer camp. …

Ex-RB Marcus Lattimore handling new role for South Carolina

One-time can’t-miss NFL running back Marcus Lattimore is handling a new, off-the-field role at South Carolina. The record-setting runner whose career was derailed by two significant knee injuries is director …

Ex-Tar Heel Seventh Woods comfortable back home at South Carolina

Former North Carolina guard Seventh Woods is fitting back in at home since arriving at South Carolina. Woods joined the Gamecocks last month after three seasons as a backup with …

Top Class: Gamecocks high-level recruits looking for titles

South Carolina’s top-ranked women’s basketball recruits are on campus and the confident group expects to make the Gamecocks championship contenders again. South Carolina coach Dawn Staley brought in four of …

Bryce Perkins, Olamide Zaccheaus lead Virginia over South Carolina 28-0 in Belk Bowl

Perkins completed 22 of 31 passes for 208 yards and ran for 81 yards as the Cavaliers ended the ACC’s longest bowl drought. Zaccheaus, named the game’s Most Outstanding Player, …

Dawn Staley settles lawsuit against former WSU athletic director Jim Sterk

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has reached a $50,000 settlement in her lawsuit against Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk. Missouri is paying the $50,000. Half will go to a nonprofit …

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 …

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 …

Draft Diary: A’ja Wilson talks tourney, awards & draft prep

South Carolina star A’ja Wilson is chronicling her path from the end of her college career to the start of her WNBA career, including getting drafted. She’s projected as the …

UConn routs South Carolina 94-65, heads back to Final Four

Crystal Dangerfield led the way as top-seeded UConn routed No. 2 South Carolina 94-65 on Monday night to reach the national semifinals for a record 11th consecutive year.

South Carolina advances to Elite Eight with 79-63 win over Buffalo

That the upstate New York crowd wasn’t rooting for South Carolina didn’t matter one bit to A’ja Wilson. Her imposing presence inside and her booming voice proved enough for the …

Top 25 capsules: South Carolina wins SEC title, hands Mississippi State first loss

A’ja Wilson helped eighth-ranked South Carolina become the first Southeastern Conference women’s program to win four consecutive tournament titles Sunday, snapping the nation’s longest winning streak at 32 with a …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:43 a.m.

Trump welcomes college sports champions at WH reception, including University of Washington women’s rowing team

President Donald Trump on Friday college sports champions at the White House, hailing the players as “great athletes.”

Staley: South Carolina’s Kaela Davis, Allisha Gray to enter WNBA draft

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says Kaela Davis and Allisha Gray have decided to enter the WNBA draft. Staley said they felt it was the right time to follow their …

Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins delivers at both ends of the floor

Zach Collins and his roommate Nigel Williams-Goss had a chat before Saturday’s national semifinal against South Carolina.

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 10:05 p.m.

As clock winds down, Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie shows grace under pressure

Killian Tillie hung around the back end of the key. He looked down at the floor, took a breath and looked up at the scoreboard. The Zags were leading by …

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 11:24 p.m.

John Blanchette: What to make about Gonzaga? They’ll make you take notice

They could have made it easy. They made it hard.

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few celebrates with team in locker room with traditional handstand

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few struggles to show emotion after wins.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few sticks to gut, fouls intentionally up three at end of game

To foul or not to foul up three points in the waning moments of the game?

After stunner of UConn, Mississippi State turns to South Carolina in title game

Vic Schaefer and his Mississippi State Bulldogs didn’t get much time to celebrate what might be the greatest shocker in women’s basketball history.

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:58 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss wills through pain after rolling ankle in second half

Nigel Williams-Goss’ final stat line won’t hint at it, but Gonzaga’s star redshirt junior guard received a scare when he rolled his right ankle while driving to the basket in …

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:09 p.m.

South Carolina coach Frank Martin calls Gonzaga ‘as high major as high major can get’

Frank Martin’s South Carolina squad is a high-major school that finally crashed the dance. His opponent on Saturday was Gonzaga, a storied team in a conference otherwise not known for …

South Carolina’s tournament run had a big impact on Gamecocks community

Frank Martin sure gets some original postgame press conference questions.

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

Paul Turner: Incredible atmosphere for Spokane, Gonzaga glory

You saw it. But Nick Russell heard it. He was one of the thousands of Zags fans making noise. A lot of noise. One of Spokane’s biggest days played itself …

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 11:23 p.m.

Gonzaga advances to NCAA men’s basketball title game, guts and guile in tow

The moderator informed media assembled in a large interview room: “Gonzaga has arrived.”

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 7:47 p.m.

Gonzaga-South Carolina: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 77-73 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 77-73 win over South Carolina on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at University of Phoenix …

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwell got his mojo back in second half

As Sindarius Thornwell goes, so goes South Carolina. The senior guard’s importance to his team was especially obvious during Gonzaga’s 77-73 Final Four win on Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 11:18 p.m.

TV Take: ‘Street fight’ no match for destiny as Gonzaga marches on to title game

Whatever your feelings about Jim Nantz, you must admit one thing. The CBS play-by-play man can turn a phrase.