South Carolina basketball coach Lamont Paris was pursuing former UT-Martin guard Jordan Sears, who announced his commitment to LSU over the Gamecocks and other schools.

By the Numbers
  • Jordan Sears committed to LSU over South Carolina, Alabama, West Virginia, Texas Tech, and Arizona State.
Yes, But

While losing Sears to an SEC rival is a setback, the Gamecocks are still actively pursuing other guard prospects.

State of Play
  • South Carolina is in the market for guards and big men in the transfer portal this offseason.
  • Coach Paris aims to enhance the team's offensive capabilities with new recruits for the upcoming season.
What's Next

The Gamecocks will continue their efforts to secure guard and big man talent from the transfer portal to strengthen the team for the upcoming season.

Bottom Line

South Carolina's pursuit of transfer portal talent is critical for enhancing the team's competitiveness and performance in the upcoming season, despite missing out on Jordan Sears.