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Sessions’ big shot helps set up showdown with UConn

Clinging to a one-point lead, No. 2 South Carolina’s Khadijah Sessions hit a running 3-pointer from three-quarter court to beat the buzzer and eventually No. 18 Kentucky 78-68 on Thursday night at Colonial Life Arena. After an 11-3 run late in the third quarter brought Kentucky to within one point of the lead, the former Myrtle Beach High standout knocked down a 3-point buzzer beater from... 

Sessions’ clutch free throw keeps Gamecocks perfect

Coming through a hectic final 20 seconds, No. 2 South Carolina (17-0, 5-0 SEC) posted an electrifying win over No. 15/11 Texas A&M 59-58 Sunday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena. Both teams struggled from the free throw line in the waning seconds, but Gamecock senior and former Myrtle Beach High standout Khadijah Sessions delivered the win moments after a dramatic Aggie layup tied the game. South... 

USC men suffer first defeat, women remain undefeated

The South Carolina men’s and women’s basketball teams’ run as the nation’s only undefeated programs came to an end Wednesday night, but the Lady Gamecocks remained unbeaten with a big road win at No. 9 Kentucky on Thursday. No. 2 South Carolina shook off a slow shooting start and rallied from a 4-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 9 Kentucky (13-2, 2-2 SEC), 73-62, Thursday... 

Gamecocks give MB native Sessions nice homecoming

Sunday’s Carolina’s Challenge at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center was the final homecoming of the playing career for South Carolina senior and Myrtle Beach native Khadijah Sessions. The Gamecocks and a hometown crowd sent her out in style with a 89-57 victory over East Carolina. True to the do-it-all style she displayed in six varsity seasons with the Lady Seahawks and four years... 

Gamecocks go to 10-0 with victory over rival Clemson

It was a game befitting this historic rivalry, the Gamecock men’s basketball team held off Clemson (7-4) Friday night in their first true road game of the season, 65-59. The win helped Carolina improve to 10-0, its best start since 1933-34, but it would take all 40 minutes for it to be decided. It was a game fitting of a historic rivalry, as the Gamecock men’s basketball team held off... 

Gamecocks hire Auburn DC Muschamp as head coach

Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp accepted South Carolina’s offer to replace Steve Spurrier as head coach. Muschamp, the highest-paid defensive coordinator in college football last season in his first year back at Auburn after a failed head coaching stint at Florida, is expected to make at least $3.5 million per season. South Carolina also interviewed Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez,... 

Tigers fly past Gamecocks to cap perfect 12-0 season

A sluggish start gave way to a flurry of points in No. 1 Clemson’s 37-32 win at South Carolina, with Deshaun Watson completing 20-of-27 passes for 279 yards and rushing for a career-high 114. With the victory, the Tigers remain unbeaten at 12-0, one of only two undefeated teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision, heading into next weekend’s ACC Championship Game in Charlotte. Watson was responsible... 

Saturday’s Palmetto Bowl features polar opposites

Talk about two teams heading in opposite directions, Saturday’s annual Clemson-South Carolina football clash will feature two rivals about as far apart as anytime during its 112 meetings. No. 1-ranked Clemson looks to conclude its first perfect regular season since 1981 on Saturday in Columbia, while the Gamecocks (3-8) are having their worst season since the winless 1999 campaign. With a... 

Citadel shocks Gamecocks on controversial offside call

The South Carolina football team dropped a 23-22 decision to The Citadel Saturday afternoon following a controversial late call that cost the Gamecocks a go-ahead touchdown. On fourth-and-seven in the final seconds, PharohCooper caught a seam pass and took it in for the apparent score, but it was determined that not all 11 Gamecocks were set in formation when the ball was snapped. The play was... 

Gamecocks down Chants; Senior Night for Arambula

The No. 9/11 Coastal Carolina University men’s soccer team fell by a 1-0 score to No. 22/28 South Carolina in the regular season finale for both sides in Columbia Saturday evening. The loss drops the Chants to 12-2-3 on the season, while the Gamecocks improve to 10-6-1. The Gamecock win snapped Coastal’s six-game win streak in the series. Former Myrtle Beach High standout was honored before... 
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