South Carolina Rumors & News

  • Frank Martin: NBA shouldn’t have age minimum, but kids going to college should stay in college

    SEC Country "South Carolina coach Frank Martin doesn’t mind weighing in on this topic in a rather emphatic way. In a story published on Monday by CBS Sports’ Matt Norlander, Martin made it clear that he sees this discussion in black and white. Martin has grown frustrated with the narrative that college..." June 21

  • South Carolina's Keita to transfer

    SEC Country "South Carolina basketball forward Sedee Keita is transferring, he announced on his Twitter on Friday afternoon. Keita averaged 1.1 points and 2.0 rebounds per game in his freshman season at South Carolina. A 4-star prospect in the 247Sports composite rankings, Keita played 29 games as a..." May 27

  • South Carolina extends HC Frank Martin's contract

    ESPN "South Carolina has rewarded coach Frank Martin's run to the Final Four with a one-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season. The school made the announcement Friday, while also extending the contract of Dawn Staley, who coached the women's basketball team to the national..." April 22

  • South Carolina’s PJ Dozier to sign with agent, remain in draft

    CBS Sports "South Carolina guard PJ Dozier will sign with an agent, remain in the NBA Draft and end his college career, a source confirmed to CBS Sports on Monday morning. The Vertical reported the development earlier Monday. Dozier decided to "fully commit to a professional career over the weekend,"..." April 17

  • South Carolina's Dozier to enter NBA draft after red-hot tournament

    SEC Country "South Carolina guard PJ Dozier has entered his name in the NBA Draft, but did not sign with an agent to keep the door open for his return to South Carolina. The rising junior guard has until May 24 to elect to return to school instead of keeping his name in the NBA Draft. He now will be hopeful..." April 13

  • Gonzaga holds off South Carolina to reach final

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Gonzaga coach Mark Few, right arm draped over the back of an empty chair, broke into a relaxed grin, looking as if he had been there before. Which he hasn't. And almost wasn't. The Bulldogs, after doing almost everything right for nearly 30 minutes, seemingly on..." April 01

  • Can UNC, Gonzaga, South Carolina and Oregon salvage the Final Four nobody wanted?

    Fox Sports "Let's get it out of the way at the top. No need to sugarcoat. On first glance, and probably on second and third too, this is a dog Final Four. It's the ugly stepchild stealing the spotlight on college basketball's premiere weekend, a motley crew mostly filled with teams you either don't care about..." March 27

  • South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- South Carolina coach Frank Martin listens to only one type of music -- Frank Sinatra's. So, it was fitting that Sinatra's "New York, New York" was blaring at Madison Square Garden while Martin was cutting down the nets after South Carolina's 77-70 win over Florida in the East..." March 26

  • South Carolina blows out Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Before South Carolina coach Frank Martin acknowledged his players for a terrific defensive performance in the Gamecocks' 70-50 win over Baylor in the East Regional semifinal on Friday, he paid homage to his Southeastern Conference rivals. "I want to credit the teams in our league..." March 24

  • South Carolina stuns second-seeded Duke

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina showed a full array of toughness at an ideal time. The Gamecocks collected a gigantic prize as a result. Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina used sudden hot shooting in the second half to knock second-seeded Duke out..." March 20

  • NCAA's political stance gave Duke essentially a road game vs. South Carolina

    CBS Sports "You can easily make the argument that Duke would have lost against South Carolina no matter where those teams played that game on Sunday night. The seventh-seeded Gamecocks dropped 65 second-half points on No. 2 Duke to win 88-81 in an East Regional Round of 32 game, giving the tournament its..." March 20

  • Confederate flag flies next to NCAA arena in South Carolina

    USA Today "A large Confederate flag is flying from the top of a parking garage next to the arena that’s hosting two men’s NCAA tournament second-round games Sunday evening. The flag is being flown by a small group of protesters, according to the Associated Press, which arrived Sunday morning and plans to..." March 19

  • South Carolina runs away from Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina put on a second-half show for the home-state fans Friday night. Sindarius Thornwell scored 29 points, leading a big second half for the seventh-seeded Gamecocks in a 93-73 victory over 10th-seeded Marquette in an NCAA Tournament East Region first-round game..." March 18

  • Key, Norris propel Alabama past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Key scored 18 points and Riley Norris had a big second half, including two late 3-pointers, to help Alabama push past South Carolina 64-53 Friday in the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Norris hit two 3-pointers in the final eight minutes and finished with 12..." March 10

  • Saiz carries Mississippi past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Sebastian Saiz had 21 points and 15 rebounds and Breein Tyree added 18 points to lead Ole Miss to a 75-70 victory over South Carolina in an SEC game Saturday at Oxford, Miss. The Gamecocks (22-9, 12-6) dropped their fifth game in the last eight games. Ole Miss (19-12, 10-8) has won five of..." March 05

  • South Carolina slips past Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Sindarius Thornwell scored 22 points to help South Carolina hold off pesky Mississippi State 63-57 on Tuesday in Southeastern Conference play at Columbia, S.C. Sophomore forward Chris Silva added 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Gamecocks (22-8, 12-5 SEC) won their second game..." February 28

  • South Carolina dominates Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "South Carolina senior guard Duane Notice scored 15 points and ignited a second-half surge as the Gamecocks smashed Tennessee 82-55 on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C. Sophomore guard P.J. Dozier finished with 19 points, and senior guard Sindarius Thornwell added 15 points..." February 25