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USC gets commitment from defensive lineman Barrett

The University of South Carolina football program got a boost for its future defensive line last week with a commitment from defensive tackle Nick Barrett (6-feet-3-inches, 325 pounds) of Goldsboro, N.C. Barrett picked USC over offers from Duke, …

South Carolina women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley said on Thursday she considers her team as the national champion despite the season being cut short by the coronavirus.

Staley thinks No. 1 South Carolina is national champions

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her top-ranked Gamecocks are the women's basketball national champions, even without an NCAA Tournament trophy to put in their display case due to the pandemic-shortened season. "Why not?" she …

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3-star DB Williams decommits from USC

Three-star cornerback Demarko Williams of Atlanta, who committed to South Carolina on Jan. 21, announced a decommitment on Friday. William had picked USC over offers from Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Wake Forest, Oregon, Tennessee, Maryland, Florida …

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Georgia Military College CB Dial commits to USC

The University of South Carolina football program reached into a familiar place on Monday -- Georgia Military College -- to land another defensive piece for the 2021 recruiting class. USC offered cornerback Marcellas Dial (5-feet-11-inches, 180 …

New York Yankee pitcher Jordan Montgomery smiles during a spring training workout. Montgomery, the former Sumter High, Sumter P-15's and University of South Carolina standout, had plenty to smile about this spring as he earned a spot in the rotation after recovering from Tommy John surgery. The start of the Major League Baseball season has been delayed because of the coronavirus.

Yankees' Montgomery feeling good while waiting for season to start

Jordan Montgomery literally came out of nowhere in 2017 to earn a spot in the New York Yankees starting pitching rotation. He went to big league camp as a non-roster invitee, earned the No. 5 spot and went on to win nine games. It's been slow …

The Item's Wednesday Watch 3.11.20

1. Gamecock women win SEC tourneyLast week’s ranking: #3 The top-ranked South Carolina women’s basketball team defeated No. 9 Mississippi State 76-62 on Sunday to win the SEC …

South Carolina's A.J. Lawson, right, and the Gamecocks will open the SEC tournament on Thursday against the winner between Vanderbilt and Arkansas.

Auburn fresh example for teams to win SEC tourney hard way

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Auburn coach Bruce Pearl believes with the parity in the Southeastern Conference that a handful of teams could do the same thing his Tigers did in last year's league tournament and run the table. An SEC team can lock up an …

South Carolina's Brea Beal (12) drives while defended by Mississippi State's Myah Taylor (1) during the Gamecocks' 76-62 win in the SEC championship on Sunday in Greenville.

No. 1 Gamecocks outlast No. 9 Bulldogs 76-62 to win SEC title

GREENVILLE - "Mad Kiki" is a believer in South Carolina at last. It was almost a year ago when Mikiah Herbert Harrigan came to coach Dawn Staley saying she wasn't happy at South Carolina and wanted to transfer. So after Herbert Harrigan, …

South Carolina forward Justin Minaya dunks the ball against Vanderbilt in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt won 83-74.

Vanderbilt tops USC 83-74 behind Pippen in finale

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Vanderbilt finally won back-to-back games, so coach Jerry Stackhouse hopes the Commodores can surprise people in next week's Southeastern Conference tournament. Scotty Pippen Jr. tied a career high with 21 points and Maxwell …

South Carolina's Mikiah Herbert-Harrigan (21) shoots while defended by Georgia's Jenna Staiti (14) during the Gamecocks' 89-56 win in the SEC tournament in Greenville on Friday in Greenville.

No. 1 USC women rout Georgia 89-56 in SEC tourney

COLUMBIA - It's great having young talent. It's even nicer, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says, when you've got some experience to lead the way, too. Gamecock seniors Mikiah Herbert Harrigan and Tyasha Harris combined for 31 points as their …

South Carolina forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (21) drives against Texas A&M forward N'dea Jones (31) during the Gamecocks' 60-52 win on Sunday in Columbia.

Top-ranked Gamecocks win 23rd straight, topping Texas A&M 60-52

COLUMBIA - Mikiah Herbert Harrigan didn't ever really want to leave South Carolina, no matter what she thought after last season. Herbert Harrigan was torn between wondering what her role would be among the Gamecocks' highly regarded incoming …