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Minnesota Vikings’ Jerome Felton Named To NFL Pro Bowl

December 28, 2012

Former Furman standout Jerome Felton of the Minnesota Vikings has been selected to play in the 2013 NFL Pro Bowl, scheduled for Jan. 27 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Felton, who was named the NFC’s starting fullback, was among four Vikings chosen to participate in the game by vote of players, coaches, and fans. Other Vikings named to…

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Gamecocks Earn 63-57 Victory Over Manhattan

December 22, 2012
Gamecocks Earn 63-57 Victory Over Manhattan

The South Carolina men’s basketball team (8-3) earned a 63-57 victory over Manhattan (3-7) on Saturday night in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Junior guard Brenton Williams led a trio of Gamecocks in double-figures with 17 points in the win. Freshman forward Michael Carrera tallied 13 on the night…

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Several Gamecocks Earn Preseason All-America Honors

December 22, 2012

Sophomore catcher Grayson Greiner, senior left-handed pitcher Tyler Webb, senior right-handed pitcher Colby Holmes and sophomore left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery have been named to the 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America team as announced by Collegiate Baseball on Friday. Greiner was a second-team selection with Holmes, Montgomery and Webb named to the third team. Greiner returns after…

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First Half Run, Defense Help Jacksonville Past Furman, 65-53

December 22, 2012

Jacksonville University used an 11-0 first half run to grab the lead and held Furman to 28.6% shooting in the second half en route to a 65-53 victory over the Paladins in men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Arena. The loss, Furman’s third straight, dropped the Paladins to 3-8 on the season. Jacksonville…

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Gamecocks Sign JUCO Cornerback

December 20, 2012

Junior college cornerback Ronnie Martin has signed a national letter of intent with the University of South Carolina. Martin, a 5-10, 180-pounder from Spartanburg, S.C., originally signed with the Gamecocks in February 2011. He has spent the past two seasons at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, Ga., where he was coached by Bert Williams. He saw…

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Clemson Falls to Coastal Carolina, 69-46

December 20, 2012
Clemson Falls to Coastal Carolina, 69-46

Coastal Carolina led by eight at halftime and shot 54 percent in the second half on its way to a convincing 69-46 victory over Clemson on Wednesday at the HTC Center. The Chanticleers improved to 4-5 with the win, while the Tigers fell to 6-4 with the loss. The 23-point margin was the worst defeat…

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Gamecocks Hold on for 74-69 Win Over Appalachian State

December 20, 2012
Gamecocks Hold on for 74-69 Win Over Appalachian State

South Carolina (7-3) defeated Appalachian State (2-8) 74-69 on Wednesday night in non-conference action at Colonial Life Arena behind a season-high 16 points from senior forward Lakeem Jackson.  Freshman forward Mindaugas Kacinas recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Kacinas also registered a career-high 3 blocks in the contest.…

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# 21 Lady Gamecocks Fall Just Short Against #1 Stanford, 53-49

December 20, 2012

The 21st-ranked South Carolina women had No. 1 Stanford on the ropes down the stretch, leading by two with 2:33 to play, but came up just short in the waning seconds to fall 53-49 in front of a rowdy 8,118 fans at Colonial Life Arena Wednesday night. Sophomore forward Aleighsa Welch led the way for…

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Furman Basketball Falls At Wake Forest, 79-55

December 19, 2012

C.J. Harris scored a game-high 20 points to lead three Demon Deacons in double figures as Wake Forest pulled away from Furman in the second half to claim a 79-55 non-conference victory before a crowd of 6,782 on Tuesday night at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem.  The Demon Deacons shot 60% from the field in the…

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Spiller Goes over 1000 Yards

December 17, 2012
Spiller Goes over 1000 Yards

Former Clemson running back C.J. Spiller went over the 1000-yard mark for the season for the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Spiller is the first former Clemson running back to gain at least 1000 yards in a season at the NFL level since Terry Allen did it for the Washington Redskins in 1996. Spiller, who was the…

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