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The Departed

South Carolina lost four players to attrition this week, as Damien Leonard, Brian Richardson, Eric Smith, and R.J. Slawson departed for opportunities elsewhere.  The college game is a dirty business in many ways, and I won’t preach or defend the choices made … 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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“Different day, same book,” Gamecocks fall 66-61

Another incredibly frustrating afternoon ended with the Gamecocks coming up just short in an SEC game, losing 66-61 to the Tennessee Volunteers.  The Gamecocks struggled to contain a major post player on the inside for a majority of the game, … Continue reading

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Shooting – and Kentucky – wins game, 77-55

The story remains the same for the Gamecocks, as they dropped their Tuesday night contest at Kentucky by the score of 77-55.  Carolina responded to Kentucky’s initial burst by taking an 18-17 lead at the 10 minute mark, but the … Continue reading

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Missouri dominates inside, but sinks Gamecocks with outside 3-pointer to win 71-65

The Gamecocks played one of their best games of the season against a Missouri team dealing with distractions and injuries, but in the end, they finally ran out of luck as, after denying the ball to point guard Phil Pressey … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Missouri

The Gamecocks have a quick turnaround (well, it seems much quicker to those of us who had the day off of work today) from their disappointing loss to Vanderbilt on Saturday, as they hit the road to visit SEC-newcomer Missouri. … Continue reading

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What Happened: SC State

The Gamecocks closed out non-conference play on Saturday with an 80-69 win over the South Carolina State Bulldogs.  While the overall level of play was not what I would’ve hoped for heading into SEC action, the team did make some … Continue reading

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