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Oliver-Hampton carries SC State past Delaware St. 64-62

Jan. 24, 2022 23:01 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Edward Oliver-Hampton had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Jemel Davis recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds as South Carolina State narrowly beat Delaware State 64-62 on Monday night. Rahsaan Edwards made a layup with 14 seconds left to give the Bulldogs the winning...

No. 1 South Carolina wins 14th straight vs. Vanderbilt 85-30

Jan. 24, 2022 21:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — LeLe Grissett typically brings South Carolina energy off the bench. This time, the fifth-year senior did it from the opening tip. Grissett had seven of her season-high 14 points in the first period as the top-ranked Gamecocks opened up a big lead on Monday...

Fired officer who apologized for assault seeking acquittal

Jan. 24, 2022 20:12 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The former South Carolina police officer who apologized after attacking a Black man seemingly without provocation during an arrest last year now wants a jury to acquit him of a misdemeanor charge stemming from the incident. A jury heard opening statements and...

Man charged in contraband drop attempt at Georgia prison

Jan. 24, 2022 16:48 PM EST

MCRAE-HELENA, Ga. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been arrested by a Georgia sheriff who says the man was trying to drop marijuana and other contraband into a state prison using a drone. Telfair County Sheriff Sim Davidson said deputies were called to Telfair State Prison in...

Georgia's Lovasea Carroll transferring to South Carolina

Jan. 24, 2022 15:11 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Georgia's Lovasea Carroll is leaving the national champions and joining South Carolina's football program. Carroll posted his decision Monday on social media. Carroll was moved from running back to the secondary by the Bulldogs and is expected to return to...

POLL ALERT: Mississippi joins women's AP Top 25 for first time in 15 years; South Carolina, Stanford, NC State top poll

Jan. 24, 2022 13:09 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Mississippi joins women's AP Top 25 for first time in 15 years; South Carolina, Stanford, NC State top poll.

SC Rep. Govan wants Orangeburg to join redistricting suit

Jan. 24, 2022 12:16 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina representative being drawn into a district with another House member is trying to convince the city of Orangeburg to join a lawsuit over the new redistricting maps. Democratic Rep. Jerry Govan said the city needs to fight the House...

Columbia attorney waited 10 years to be on ‘Jeopardy!’

Jan. 24, 2022 10:25 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Columbia lawyer Clark Dawson waited a decade to be on “Jeopardy!,” a game show she had watched with her family since she was a young girl. Finally, the call came. But when she arrived at Sony Pictures in Culver City, California, on that early, early...

No. 1 South Carolina calls off UConn game for SEC contest

Jan. 23, 2022 21:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 South Carolina won't get the chance to beat ninth-ranked UConn for a second time this season. Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley said Sunday night that Thursday night's contest with the Huskies was called off so South Carolina would substitute Mississippi to...

Ducharme leads No. 9 UConn to 75-57 win over St. John's

Jan. 23, 2022 20:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With UConn still short-handed by injuries and COVID-19 protocols, freshman Caroline Ducharme continued her stellar play. She scored a season-high 28 points — her third time above 20 in the past four games — to help the ninth-ranked Huskies beat St. John's 75-57...