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MONDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks up in latest polls; NFL week 13; Seneca JV begins season tonight

December 2, 2013

The South Carolina Gamecocks have moved up in the latest college football polls released Sunday. The Gamecocks (10-2, 6-2 SEC) are the No. 8 team in the country, according to the Associated Press, and tied with Baylor as the No. 7 team in the latest ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. The Gamecocks are coming off a…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Hokies beat Furman; Magic down Hawks; Fowler named Coach of the Year

November 27, 2013

Virginia Tech drained 12 three-pointers and placed five players in double figures to claim a 75-54 victory over Furman in men’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg. Leading 51-42 with under eight minutes remaining, Will Johnston, Jerell Eddie and Marshall Wood each buried a three-pointer as part of a 15-2 Virginia…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Tickets on sale for Paladin playoff; Magwood honored; Watkins makes final Bilentnikoff list

November 26, 2013

Tickets for Saturday’s Furman-South Carolina State Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff game at Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium in Orangeburg are now on sale at Furman. Tickets for the 1:00 p.m. game are $20 for adults, and South Carolina State is offering free admission into the contest for children 32″ or shorter. Get more information at…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks climb in BCS; Furman makes playoffs; Murray out with ACL tear

November 25, 2013

This weekend’s rivalry game between Clemson and South Carolina at Williams-Brice Stadium will be a battle of top-ten teams. In the latest BCS standing released Sunday, the Tigers move up to #6, following a 52-6 win over The Citadel on Saturday. The Gamecocks, who defeated Coastal Carolina 70-10, move to #10. This Saturday’s game will…

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Tigers, Gamecocks roll; Furman headed to playoffs

November 23, 2013

As excitement builds for next weekend’s rivalry game in Columbia, both Clemson and South Carolina found easy wins this week. At Memorial Stadium, the No. 7 Tigers (10-1) celebrated a 52-6 win over The Citadel (5-7). Senior quarterback Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and 288 yards in the final home game of his career. Clemson didn’t score…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Tigers win in Charleston; Sibley signs with Furman; Niko Medved Show debuts Sunday

November 22, 2013

The Clemson Tigers persevered in the opening round of the sixth annual Charleston Classic, rallying from 12 down to come away with a 72-58 victory over the Temple Owls at TD Arena. After scoring a career-high 21 points on Sunday against South Carolina, KJ McDaniels finished Thursday night with 20 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Clemson opens play in Charleston Classic; Lady Gamecocks win; Bobcats, Hawks win

November 21, 2013

The Clemson men’s basketball team is back in action Thursday night, taking on Temple as part of first round play in the Charleston Classic. The winner of Thursday’s game takes on the winner of Davidson vs. Georgia in the second round on Friday. ______________________________________________________________________________ Clemson’s women’s basketball team fell to #19 South Carolina, 68-43 at…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Davis will not start against CCU; Clemson set for Military Appreciation Day; Croone earns POTW

November 20, 2013

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier announced on Tuesday that sophomore running back Mike Davis, who leads the SEC in rushing, will not start this Saturday afternoon when the Gamecocks host Coastal Carolina. Sophomore Shon Carson will get the start. Davis is dealing with a bruised shoulder and ribs. Spurrier added that backup quarterback Dylan…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Rivalry gametime announced; Beasley/Watkins/Bryant honored; Early named POTW

November 19, 2013

South Carolina will host Clemson at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 30. ESPN2 will televise the contest nationally from a sold-out Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The Gamecocks open as the early 5-point favorite to win the game. ______________________________________________________________________________ Junior defensive end Vic Beasley and junior receiver Sammy Watkins were both named semifinalists for national position awards on…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers beat Gamecocks; Newberry headed to playoffs; Clemson climbs in BCS

November 18, 2013

Junior forward K.J. McDaniels had his first career double-double and scored a game-high 21 points to lead Clemson to a 71-57 victory over archrival South Carolina at Littlejohn Coliseum on Sunday. The game was played before an announced crowd of 7,238. The win pushed Clemson’s record to 3-0 on the young season, while the loss…

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