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Holbrook’s resignation has Gamecocks in search mode

South Carolina athletics director and former Gamecocks baseball coach Ray Tanner is once again looking to hire his replacement on the diamond following successor Chad Holbrook’s resignation Tuesday. After the Gamecocks failed to qualify for the NCAA postseason, the two held meeting to discuss the future of the program. Holbrook made the decision to step down effective immediately to “pursue... 

Tourney run comes to end for Gamecocks in LSU loss

Playing its fifth game in five days, South Carolina ran out of steam as second seeded LSU reached 10 runs for the fifth consecutive game on their way to an 11-0 win over the Gamecocks in seven innings in the semifinals of the 2017 SEC Tournament. LSU is now 42-17 with the Gamecocks 35-25 on the year. LSU belted out 14 hits with three homers on the way to the win and backed starter Jared Poche’,... 

Hopkins’ three-run homer sends Gamecocks to semis

TJ Hopkins’ pinch-hit three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning helped lift South Carolina to a 3-1 win over Kentucky to advance the Gamecocks to the semifinals of the 2017 SEC Tournament. The Gamecocks are now 35-24 on the year with Kentucky falling to 39-20 for the season. Trailing 1-0 entering the seventh inning, the Gamecocks mounted a rally as Alex Destino got things started... 

Gamecocks still alive in SEC with big win over Missouri

Carlos Cortes tied a single-game SEC Tournament record with both two homers and six RBIs and junior right-hander Wil Crowe tied a season-high with nine strikeouts in six innings of work as South Carolina defeated Missouri 10-2 in an elimination game at the 2017 SEC Tournament. The Gamecocks are 34-24 on the year with Missouri 36-23 for the season. Cortes has been phenomenal in the SEC Tournament... 

Gamecocks down to final out after loss to Wildcats

South Carolina raced out to a 2-0 lead in the third inning, but Kentucky responded with seven unanswered runs and defeated the Gamecocks 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon at the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The Gamecocks are now 33-24 with Kentucky 39-18 on the year. Kentucky went to one of its starters in relief and Zach Logue earned the win with three scoreless innings... 

Gamecocks keep season alive with first-round win

No. 11 seed South Carolina needed a win in the first round of the SEC Baseball Tournament on Tuesday to keep its season alive. The Gamecocks delivered by breaking an eight-game SEC Tournament losing streak with a 7-4 extra-inning upset over No. 6 seed Vanderbilt. This is the first win for South Carolina head coach Chad Holbrook (1-7) in the SEC Tournament, and only the second time in the last 10... 

Lady Gamecocks cut net on first national championship

Go ahead and say it and savor it, Gamecocks fans: South Carolina is the 2017 women’s basketball national champion. A’ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Dawn Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday night. South Carolina (33-4) turned a 10-point halftime lead into a 45-31 advantage midway through the third... 

Gamecocks’ magical march zapped by Zags; Heels win

A season that few South Carolina Gamecocks fans will ever forget came to an end Saturday evening in the desert, as the men’s basketball team lost a thrilling 77-73 matchup with Gonzaga (37-1) in the NCAA National Semifinals. The Gamecocks battled back from a double-digit deficit in the second half at University of Phoenix Stadium but could not hold off the No. 1 seeded Bulldogs, who will face... 

Lady Gamecocks advance to title game; UConn doesn’t

Propelled by junior forward A’ja Wilson’s double-double and 13 second-half points junior guard Allisha Gray, No. 3/4 South Carolina rallied past No. 6/6 Stanford 62-53 Friday night at American Airlines Center to secure the program’s first berth in the NCAA championship game. The top-seeded Gamecocks, who faced a double-digit deficit in the first half, improved to 32-4 with the... 

South Carolina women join men in reaching Final Four

South Carolina is headed back to the Final Four after topping No. 10/13 Florida State 71-64 in the Elite Eight Monday night at Stockton Arena. The victory secured the Gamecocks’ second berth in the Final Four in three years and pushed their record to 31-4 on the season. They join the South Carolina men’s team, which punched its firt-ever Final Four ticket on Sunday. Four Carolina players... 
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