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AP Interview: Warren says voters are ready for female ticket

Dec. 8, 2019 9:06 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren said Sunday she believes Americans are ready for a presidential ticket with two women at the top, rejecting concerns from some Democrats that a woman can't beat President Donald Trump. "Sure, why not?" the Democratic presidential candidate told The Associated Press...

Riller's double-double sends Charleston past D-II Coker

Dec. 8, 2019 6:06 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller had 23 points and 10 rebounds and College of Charleston beat Division II-level Coker 76-50 on Sunday. Jaylen McManus had 11 points for College of Charleston (5-4) and Osinachi Smart added 10 points and nine rebounds. Noel Pinnock had 13 points and eight rebounds for the...

Gurley scores 29 to lift Furman past SC-Upstate 84-72

Dec. 8, 2019 5:02 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Noah Gurley had a career-high 29 points on 11-of-15 shooting and Furman defeated South Carolina Upstate 84-72 on Sunday. Clay Mounce had 16 points for Furman (8-3), which was coming off a heartbreaking 81-78 overtime loss at No. 13 Auburn. Jordan Lyons added 15 points, six rebounds...

Puisis, Gillespie lead No. 8 FSU to 81-64 win over Clemson

Dec. 8, 2019 4:02 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Florida State coach Sue Semrau sees plenty of things to improve for her eighth-ranked Seminoles, no matter how polished and poised they looked in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener. Florida State moved to 9-0 for the second time in three seasons in starting ACC play with an 81-64...

Grimes leads Houston to 76-56 victory over South Carolina

Dec. 8, 2019 3:17 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Not everything's come easily for Quentin Grimes at Houston. In fact, Cougars coach Kelvin Sampson had to remind his young, rising star what color his teammates were wearing. “He kept throwing to the other team,” Sampson said of Grimes' seven turnovers. Grimes more than...

Jones hits 32, Coastal Carolina slips past Winthrop 92-88

Dec. 7, 2019 10:12 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — DeVante Jones, who tied his career-best with 32 points, drained a trey and followed with a layup late to lift Coastal Carolina to an 92-88 victory over Winthrop on Saturday night. Coastal Carolina had trailed for most of the contest before Keishawn Brewton nailed a 3-pointer to go...

Jones carries Wofford over Gardner-Webb 81-77

Dec. 7, 2019 9:48 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Messiah Jones had 18 points, Tray Hollowell and Storm Murphy scored 16 each, and Wofford edged Gardner-Webb 81-77 on Saturday night. Trevor Stumpe added 14 points for Wofford (5-4). The Terriers led the entire second half but their eight-point lead was cut to one with 4:50...

Charleston Southern thwarts NCCU’s late rally for 58-53 win

Dec. 7, 2019 7:53 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ty Jones hit a jumper and Dontrell Shuler drove for a layup as Charleston Southern pulled away from North Carolina Central in the final seconds to claim a 58-53 win on Saturday night. The Buccaneers held a 37-22 lead at halftime before North Carolina Central rallied. Evan Clayborne...

No. 6 South Carolina holds off Temple 78-71

Dec. 7, 2019 5:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dawn Staley enjoys her trips home to Philadelphia, except the pressure part of the visit. Tyasha Harris scored 21 points and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan added 15 to help No. 6 South Carolina finally put away Temple, 78-71 on Saturday. “Always love coming back here, just don't like...

SC State beats Presbyterian 80-68

Dec. 7, 2019 4:59 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damani Applewhite and Tashombe Riley scored 20 points apiece as South Carolina State defeated Presbyterian 80-68 on Saturday. Ian Kinard had 12 points for South Carolina State (3-5). Rayshawn Neal added 10 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Chris Martin had 19 points for the...