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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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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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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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Better Know An Opponent: LSU (Part Deux)

The Louisiana State Tigers head to Columbia on Thursday evening to take on the Carolina Gamecocks in a re-match of their earlier battle in Baton Rouge, which the Gamecocks won 82-73 in overtime. After that game, LSU finished up a … 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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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: Kentucky

The Gamecocks try to break a two game losing streak on Tuesday at 9pm as they travel to Lexington, Kentucky to take on the Kentucky Wildcats.  Kentucky has had what could be considered a down season by their heightened standard, … Continue reading

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