Basketball

Honor scores 13 second-half points as Tigers down No. 18 FSU

  South Carolina, Clemson men’s basketball game postponed due to COVID-19

Martin balances basketball with players’ mental health

Dawn Staley asks fans to send cards to her sister recently diagnosed with leukemia

  WIS TODAY: Dawn Staley discusses SEC special ‘For the Culture’ special airing on SEC network

  WIS Today: Coach Will Muschamp talks about Feed the Heros Foundation for Midlands healthcare workers

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Staley named Naismith Coach of the Year

South Carolina women throttle Arkansas to advance to SEC championship game

South Carolina faces Texas A&M in top 15 showdown for Senior Day

  Coach Dawn Staley stops by Judi & Dominic Live

Martin moves past Saturday’s misery

South Carolina claims SEC regular-season championship

  Frank Martin responds to NCAA notice of allegations

Three days ago, South Carolina received its notice of allegations from the NCAA concerning former South Carolina men’s assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans.

South Carolina tops Auburn

South Carolina met the flip side of its historic and exhilarating win over Connecticut.

A lot at stake for Gamecock Women in big showdown against UCONN

One of the biggest games in college basketball this season will take place Feb. 10 in Colonial Life arena. That’s where the top ranked South Carolina women’s team will entertain the fourth ranked Connecticut Huskies.

  Dreher High retires jersey of basketball legend English

More than 20 years after being inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Alex English will see his jersey hang in the rafters where it all started for him.

Gamecocks stun Kentucky with buzzer-beater finish

  UofSC WBB Coach Staley reacts to her team’s No. 1 spot in AP poll

Aliyah Boston named SEC Freshman of the Week

UofSC women’s basketball gets revenge on Arkansas to win 15th game of season

SC State falls on the road to Liberty

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

UofSC: A’ja Wilson statue to go up outside Colonial Life Arena before 2020 basketball season

Wilson made school history for the most career points, blocked shots, made free throws and free throw attempts.

2019-20 SC State Men’s Basketball Schedule Announced

Bulldogs open at Memphis

  USC men’s basketball team helps homeowner with renovations

In Columbia, the USC Men's Basketball team took some time off from the court to help the family in need. They worked on the home of Shaterrica Walker, who lives on Graham’s Alley.

  English: Seeing Williamson, Morant as top NBA Draft picks ‘says a lot about SC basketball’

On Thursday, many basketball fans will watch as two Palmetto State products in Zion Williamson and Ja Morant will hear as their names are called in this year’s NBA Draft.

Former Hammond star intends to transfer from UNC

Former Hammond star Seventh Woods announced his intentions to transfer from the University of North Carolina on Thursday.

Zion Williamson gives assist in baby gender reveal

When Zion Williamson takes flight on the basketball court, fans in the bleachers stare in amazement as the South Carolina native throws down thunderous dunks.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

Baylor beats South Carolina 93-68, returns to Elite 8

Baylor reached the Elite Eight for the fifth time in six years with another dominant performance, leading by as many as 30 in a 93-68 victory over South Carolina

  Visitors and Columbia locals enjoy Segra Fan Fest for March Madness

Fans piled into the Columbia Convention Center today for a little free family fun at the Segra Fan Fest to celebrate March Madness.

Clemson advance in NCAA Women’s Tournament with win over South Dakota

Tigers will play in round 2 on Sunday

Cooper, South Carolina roll past Belmont in women’s NCAAs

Te'a Cooper had 13 points, Alexis Jennings added 12 points and nine rebounds, and fourth-seeded South Carolina shook off a sluggish start to pull away from No. 13 seed Belmont 74-52 Friday in the opening round of the women's NCAA Tournament

  Trio of former SC high school hoops stars return home for NCAA Tournament

For three former South Carolina high school basketball stars, they’ll have that chance once again Friday when their respective teams take the floor in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Tournament.

  The Zion Show: SC welcomes home Zion Williamson

The Palmetto State is welcoming back one of the state’s biggest names in high school basketball, as Duke freshman Zion Williamson returns home.

  Overall top seed Duke highlights 8 teams playing in NCAA Tournament in Columbia

Several teams are looking to bring home the national championship this year and a few of those teams are making their way to Columbia this week.

No. 22 Wofford downs VMI 99-72 for 18th straight win

Nathan Hoover scores 17 points, Wofford extends school-record winning streak to 18 games with 99-72 victory over VMI in quarterfinals of Southern Conference tournament.

Ole Miss basketball players kneel during national anthem as tensions in Oxford rise

The kneeling came in response to a Confederate rally at the campus, which had taken place the same day

Lawson’s 3s send South Carolina past Texas A&M, 84-77

Gamecocks move to 13-12

South Carolina Fends Off Georgia for, 86-80, Road Win

Lawson and Silva each score 19 in win

No. 16 South Carolina women hold off No. 19 Kentucky 74-70

Alexa Jennings scored 18 points with 12 rebounds, Te'a Cooper added 17 points and No. 16 South Carolina held off No. 19 Kentucky

  South Carolina falls to top-ranked Tennessee 92-70

Tennessee had four players in double figures against the Gamecocks to hand the home team a 92-70 loss.

Gamecocks collect 10th straight victory over Vandy with 80-69 win

Four Gamecocks finished Monday night’s contest in double figures as South Carolina rolled past Vanderbilt 80-69 for their 10th straight win over the Commodores.

Gamecocks come up short against Oklahoma State in SEC-Big 12 matchup

South Carolina was able to overcome a 12-point deficit in their contest against Oklahoma State, but the Cowboys were able to hold off Frank Martin and the Gamecocks 74-70.

Beverly’s 3 helps No. 21 NC State rally past Clemson 69-67

Braxton Beverly hit a 3-pointer to beat the buzzer, capping No. 21 North Carolina State's rally in the final seconds to stun Clemson 69-67

Silva’s 32 lead Gamecocks to 80-77 win over No. 16 Auburn

Chris Silva had a career-high 32 points and Felipe Haase hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30.3 seconds to play as South Carolina defeated No. 16 Auburn 80-77

USC Athletics to give federal employees free basketball tickets during government shutdown

Tickets will be provided through the Colonial Life Arena Box Office on game day and will be based on availability.

South Carolina falls to Miss. St., suffers first conference loss

With Teaira McCowan putting up her first 20-20 game of the year for the Bulldogs, Mississippi State defeated South Carolina 89-74 handing the Gamecocks their first conference loss of the season.

Lawson, Bryant lead second-half surge in Gamecocks’ 74-71 win over Vandy

Down by as many as 12 against the Commodores, South Carolina fought back to beat Vanderbilt 74-71 to improve to 4-0 in SEC play.

Contest between Missouri, South Carolina tentatively rescheduled for Sunday

Saturday's men's basketball game between South Carolina and Missouri has been postponed due to weather-related travel concerns.

Kotsar lifts Gamecocks to OT victory over No. 14 Miss. St.

With Maik Kotsar leading the way, South Carolina defeated No. 14 Mississippi State 87-82 in overtime at Colonial Life Arena giving the Gamecocks their third straight win.

No. 23 South Carolina rallies to take down No. 21 Texas A&M in SEC opener

South Carolina battled back to defeat Texas A&M 60-57 to come away with their first conference victory and their first win against a ranked opponent this season.

Gamecocks end losing streak with victory over North Greenville

With four players in double figures, Frank Martin’s squad secured a comfortable 97-46 win over North Greenville to end a four-game losing skid.

Gamecocks move up two spots in AP Top 25

The Gamecocks (8-4) moved up two spots in this week’s AP Top 25.

South Carolina knocks down 15 3’s in win over Temple

Sinking 15 3-pointers against the Owls, No. 25 South Carolina easily turned back Temple 88-60 at Colonial Life Arena.

UNC gives hoops coach Roy Williams 8-year contract extension

North Carolina has given basketball coach Roy Williams an eight-year contract extension that runs through the 2027-28 season

South Carolina outlasts Purdue for double OT win

With Mikiah Herbert Harrigan leading the way, No. 25 South Carolina held off Purdue for an 82-73 double overtime win.

Winter weather in NC postpones USC, Duke women’s basketball game

Ticket holders will receive communication from the Duke Ticket Office if the game is not rescheduled.

Gamecock men drop first road test of the season to Wyoming

South Carolina led by nine early in the first half, but Frank Martin’s squad wasn’t able to hold the lead as the Gamecocks fell to Wyoming 73-64 on Wednesday night.

Staley named USA National Basketball Coach of the Year

Dawn Staley was named USA Basketball National Coach of the Year after going 6-0 in the 2018 FIBA World Cup back in September.

Gamecocks’ Rally Ends in 70-68 Loss to #9/8 Oregon State

South Carolina senior forward Alexis Jennings dominated the game with 12 points and 14 rebounds in her most extended minutes of the season – 31 after logging no more than 17 in her previous three games as she worked her way back from injury.

No. 9 Maryland rolls to 85-61 win over No. 10 South Carolina

Stephanie Jones scored 18 points and Channise Lewis 10 points and a career high 12 assists to lead No.9 Maryland to a 85-61 win over No. 10 South Carolina on Sunday

Gamecocks women’s basketball announces bus trip to game vs. Duke

Fans of the Gamecocks women’s basketball team could get a great gift before Christmas rolls around.

Gamecocks roll past Norfolk State 81-64

South Carolina had three players in double figures tonight as the Gamecocks cruised to an 81-64 victory over Norfolk State.

Stony Brook outlasts USC to hand Gamecocks first loss

South Carolina overcame a nine-point lead in the second half against Stony Brook, but the Seawolves came up with a game-saving block to preserve an 83-81 win over the Gamecocks.

Gamecocks take season opener 65-52 over USC Upstate

Freshman forward Keshawn Bryant led South Carolina with 21 points helping South Carolina defeat USC Upstate in their season opener 65-52.

Benedict names Maddox as new men’s basketball coach

When the Tigers decided to introduce Artis Maddox to the Benedict community as the new men's basketball coach, they made sure the new coach felt right at home.

  Smith ready for new start as head coach at SC State

Audra Smith celebrated part of her 21st wedding anniversary by being introduced as the new women's basketball head coach at South Carolina State University.

SC State’s Riley leaving Bulldogs’ hoops program

South Carolina State forward Tashombe Riley announced his departure from the Bulldogs on Monday.

Robertson out as SC State women’s basketball coach after 10 seasons

On Tuesday, officials with SC State University announced Lady Bulldogs women's basketball coach Doug Robertson's contract would not be renewed.

Claflin eyes ultimate prize in NCAA Division II Tournament

For Claflin senior Jaleel Charles and his teammates, the feeling he's had after winning the SIAC Tournament hasn't left him since last Saturday.

Success doesn't alter focus for Claflin ahead of pivotal game vs. Morehouse

This season, Claflin head coach Ricky Jackson and his players have diligently put in work inside Tullis Arena honing their craft before the sun comes up.

Tigers enjoying success on hardwood as Top 25 team

Since head coach Brad Brownell arrived at Clemson, the Tigers haven't been able to make their way into the AP Top 25. This year, the Tigers have changed that.

Wright hits late 3, SC State tops Charleston Southern in OT

Donte Wright hit a corner 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left in overtime and South Carolina State beat Charleston Southern 91-88 on Tuesday.

Ex-Longhorn Mack looks to grow with transfer to Alabama

Things may not have panned out in Texas for former Dreher High star Tevin Mack, but he's looking forward to his second chance at Alabama.

Trip to Spain for Brownell, Tigers about more than basketball

Clemson guard Gabe DeVoe has never traveled outside of the United States, but that's all about to change for the senior in just a few days. The Tigers are headed to Spain on August 8 to play four exhibition games.

Former Hammond star living out his dream at UNC

Columbia's own Seventh Woods is living out his dream as a North Carolina Tar Heel.

Benedict looks to make history in NCAA Div. II Tournament

It's a good time to be a Benedict Tiger. The women's basketball team is fresh off their second straight SIAC title victory and are headed to the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Tournament

Benedict duo makes most of their second chances with Lady Tigers

Destiny Betts and LeAnna Morrison are making the most of their second chances at Benedict as the Lady Tigers prepare for the NCAA Division II Tournament.

S.C. State Basketball Team To Appear on ESPN3

South Carolina State's Tuesday Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament opener against Florida A&M will be televised live by ESPN3.