Tag Archives: frank martin

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

Posted in Miscellany, Offseason | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Better Know An Opponent, Mississippi State | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Better Know An Opponent, Missouri | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, tennessee, What Happened | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Kentucky, What Happened | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Gamecocks outplay Georgia, but Bulldogs outshoot Carolina, and prevail 67-56

This is a frustrating review to write, mostly because I just wrote it two weeks ago when we lost to Vanderbilt in the same fashion.  As we indicated in the preview, there were a number of things that could turn … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Georgia, What Happened | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Better Know An Opponent, Florida | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Arkansas, Uncategorized, What Happened | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

David Cloninger trolls world

Good lord.  I hate to give him the clicks, but fine, here you go.  Read this.  I’m glad to see he didn’t just cut and paste Scott Hood’s earlier post, and so in the same spirit, I’ll not simply re-post … Continue reading

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Miscellany | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2012-13 Basketball, Missouri, What Happened | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments