Category Archives: 2012-13 Basketball

The 2012-13 season has concluded. What now?

The Gamecocks’ season ended last Wednesday night in Nashville with a disappointing loss to Mississippi State, 70-59.  State jumped out to an 11-point lead over the last 10 minutes of the first half and Carolina never really threatened from there … Continue reading

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You can find us on the Half Cocked Show podcast here. We also voted in the end-of-regular season SEC power poll here. Ken Pomeroy calculated the odds of victory for each team during each step of the SEC tournament.  Our … Continue reading

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Better Know Mississippi State (yet again)

For the third time this season, the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks will square off on the hardwood.  The teams split their regular season meetings, with State winning by two in Starkville back in January and the … Continue reading

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Brenton Williams drops 38, Gamecocks win final home game over State 79-72

On what was supposed to be a night where the focus was on Lakeem Jackson, Brenton Williams stole the show, scoring 38 points while using 38 percent of our possessions in 31 minutes, and the Gamecocks turned over State just … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Mississippi State (redux)

The Gamecocks wrap up their home schedule this Wednesday evening with a match-up against fellow cellar dwellers Mississippi State.  South Carolina comes into this game on a three-game skid, the most recent of which included some interesting roster decisions.  State … Continue reading

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Missouri demolishes Gamecocks inside, 90-68

The game went about as badly as expected.  In our preview, we indicated we didn’t see a way that the Gamecocks could stop Missouri inside.  But we meant Missouri might hit 60-65% of its shots inside, while holding the Gamecocks … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Missouri (redux)

The Gamecocks continue through their portion of the season with nothing but return games from prior match-ups (this Saturday’s game in College Station is the exception) as they welcome Missouri to our Columbia for the first time ever. Many Gamecock … Continue reading

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Gamecocks (and CBS) falter down the stretch, lose to Georgia 62-54 in OT

The Gamecocks dropped a game that I would’ve found utterly comical had they not been involved in it, with a disheartening 62-54 overtime loss in Athens to finish off being swept by the Georgia Bulldogs in regular season SEC play. … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Mississippi

The Gamecocks will try to stop the bleeding on Wednesday night against Ole Miss (7pm ET, , who stayed well in the hunt for an NCAA bid with an overtime victory over the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday evening in Oxford … Continue reading

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SEC Power Poll Ballot: 2.17.13

Here’s this week’s ballot: 1. Florida If you asked me to pick a higher scoring margin: Florida versus the second-best SEC team, or that second-best team versus South Carolina, I’d pick the first game.  That’s how much better Florida is … Continue reading

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