South Carolina basketball made a significant jump in the AP poll, moving from unranked to the 15th spot and then to the 11th spot, marking its highest ranking since the 1997-1998 season. The Gamecocks received unanimous top-25 placement, with Dylan Sinn of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette ranking them as the 5th-best team in the country.

State of Play
  • South Carolina and Auburn will have a top-13 matchup, with both teams being part of the top-4 in the SEC.
  • The game will be broadcast on the SEC Network and ESPN app, scheduled for 8:30 PM EST on Wednesday night.
  • The Gamecocks hold the best overall record in the league and are tied for the #1 spot with the Alabama Crimson Tide in the SEC.
What's Next

The upcoming game against Auburn presents an opportunity for South Carolina basketball to further solidify its position in the top rankings and in the SEC standings, with a potential impact on seeding for the NCAA Tournament.

Bottom Line

South Carolina basketball's impressive ascent in the AP poll signifies a remarkable achievement and showcases the team's strength and competitive edge as they have become a significant force to reckon with in the college basketball landscape.