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Past articles by Willie:

USC ready for round two of NIT

Gamecocks host Georgia Tech in a game to be televised on ESPN → Read More

Staley, McCuin are familiar foes

Dawn Staley and Yolett McPhee-McCuin have a long standing friendship → Read More

USC survives first spring practice

COLUMBIA – The first day of spring practice moved at a frenetic pace for South Carolina. There was no standing around, constant movement as the team attempts to get used to the way Will Muschamp and company want things done. “It has gone smoothly,” said USC redshirt senior linebacker T.J. Holloman. “We had a rough offseason. They got us prepared for this. The conditioning was hard. The… → Read More

USC tops High Point in NIT opener

COLUMBIA – A night that didn’t start well for South Carolina ended magnificently. The Gamecocks claimed an 88-66 victory over High Point in the first round of the NIT Tournament in front of 2,566 at the Colonial Life Arena. USC advances to the second round on Monday when it will host the winner of Wednesday’s Georgia Tech/Houston matchup. The victory, which improved USC’s record to 25-8, was the… → Read More

5 South Carolina players suspended before NIT game

COLUMBIA — South Carolina men's basketball coach Frank Martin announced the suspension of five players prior to Tuesday's NIT against High Point in Colonial Life Arena. → Read More

USC surprised on Selection Monday

The Gamecocks, the number two overall national seed, is placed in Sioux Falls region → Read More

Muschamp ready to begin spring practice

COLUMBIA – South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp put out a depth chart the day before the start of spring practice. He admits there will be many changes before the practices conclude, however. “I think every spring presents its challenges,” said Muschamp. “We certainly have several in front of us here, but we look forward to the challenges put in front of us.” Muschamp did not present a… → Read More

Martin hopes Kentucky fans back USC Friday

Martin believes his contribution to Big Blue Nation warrants one night of support → Read More

USC ready to compete in Nashville

Senior forward Michael Carrera appears doubtful due to hip injury → Read More

The Gamecock senior suffering with a hip injury

COLUMBIA – Whether or not South Carolina senior forward Michael Carrera will be ready to compete with his teammates Friday when the Gamecocks play their first game in the Southeastern Conference Tournament remains a question mark. → Read More

USC's Schmidt SEC Pitcher of the W

The Gamecock sophomore led team to only weekend win over Clemson → Read More

USC MBB picks up two commitments

Gamecocks now have three players in their 2016 class → Read More

Commentary: USC WBB flying high

Gamecocks play their best basketball while winning the SEC Tournament → Read More

Schmidt/Destino lead USC over Clemson

Gamecocks claim a 8-1 victory in the firrst of a three-game series → Read More

Clarke/Clate Schmidt ready to faceoff

The duo will start on the mound for USC and Clemson → Read More

Denise Nanney a 2016 SEC Legend

The former Gamecock standout to be recognized at the SEC Tournament on Friday. → Read More

USC's Wilson shocked by one SEC award

The Gamecocks performer is the most decorated women's basketball player in the league → Read More

Carrera has come a long way at USC

The Gamecocks performer prepares for Senior Day as one of the SEC's top performers → Read More

USC sets spring practice times

COLUMBIA – South Carolina will open two spring football practices, in addition to the spring game in Will Muschamp’s first chance with the Gamecocks on the football field. Practices begin on March 15th with the Garnet and Black Spring Game ending the spring workouts on April 9th. USC workouts on Tuesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 31, will be open to the public. Parking for the open sessions… → Read More

Staley, Wilson earn SEC's top honors

Staley named coach of the year and Willson Player and Defensive Player of the Year → Read More