Dawn Staley already knows she is facing outsized expectations with what South Carolina’s women’s basketball program has accomplished. They come from players, fans and even the university president. Interim school President Harris Pastides, speaking earlier this month after Staley received a new $22.4 million contract, said: “We’re also setting a high bar of expectations for […]
Week 8 of the Southeastern Conference was great to watch. And now with another week completed, here are the rankings for the top five teams in the SEC heading into Week 9.
South Carolina (4-3, 1-3 SEC) at No. 17 Texas A&M (5-2, 2-2), Saturday at 6:30 p.m. EDT (SECN). Line: Texas A&M by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Texas A&M 7-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Texas A&M looks to extend its overall winning streak to three games and improve to 8-0 all-time against the […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Former graduate assistant coach-turned-quarterback Zeb Noland returned to the field on South Carolina’s final drive last week against Vanderbilt to lead the Gamecocks to a win that snapped a nine-game Southeastern Conference skid. “It’s surreal,” Noland said. “I told you guys, I thought I would never put the pads on […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin has bounced back from the worst season of his career. He believes his Gamecocks are ready to do the same thing on the court. Martin had COVID-19 twice, including a stretch in January during the disjointed, stop-and-start season. The Gamecocks, who finished 6-15, didn’t play a […]