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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: Tennessee

The Gamecocks return home to Colonial Life Arena to try to stop a three-game losing streak against the Tennessee Volunteers.  Tennessee is in its second year under coach Cuonzo Martin, who succeeded at Missouri State (it’s hard to get people … 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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Better Know An Opponent: Florida

Take all those feelings you have about this basketball team after its 21-point victory over Arkansas and pack them up tight.  Somewhere no one can find them.  Especially not Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators. The Gamecocks head to Gainesville … Continue reading

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Gamecocks out-shoot Arkansas, 75-54

A lot of what we do at this site is try to think about how to put together ways to win basketball games through all sorts of manners, including getting to the foul line, avoiding turnovers, and offensive rebounding.  And … 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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