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Bethune-Cookman beats S.C. State 78-74 behind Bailey

Jan. 27, 2020 10:39 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Isaiah Bailey scored 17 points and made four assists and Bethune-Cookman beat South Carolina State 78-74 on Monday night. Cletrell Pope and Joe French scored 15 points apiece for the Wildcats (10-11, 4-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who shot 68% from the field (27 of 40) and...

This undated photo provided by the Darlington County Detention Center, in Darlington, S.C., shows Darius Grant Dickey. Police say they have arrested two suspects, including Dickey, in a weekend shooting that killed two people and wounded several others at a South Carolina bar, early Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (Darlington County Detention Center via AP)

2 arrested in SC bar shooting that killed 2 and wounded 4

Jan. 27, 2020 8:17 PM EST

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police have arrested two suspects in a weekend shooting that killed two people and wounded several others at a South Carolina bar, authorities said. The suspects were taken into custody Monday for the shooting that happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at Mac's Lounge in Hartsville, said...

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2007, file photo, then presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, shares a laugh with Greenwood County, S.C., Council Woman, Edith Childs, right, whom he credited with giving him the idea for his popular

Woman behind 'fired up' Obama campaign chant backs Steyer

Jan. 27, 2020 5:06 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina woman credited with popularizing a memorable slogan and chant that epitomized the 2008 presidential campaign of then-Sen. Barack Obama has endorsed Tom Steyer's bid for the White House. The billionaire climate activist’s campaign told The Associated Press on...

POLL ALERT: Oregon jumps UConn to No. 3 in women's AP Top 25 basketball poll, South Carolina and Baylor remain 1-2

Jan. 27, 2020 1:00 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Oregon jumps UConn to No. 3 in women's AP Top 25 basketball poll, South Carolina and Baylor remain 1-2.
A man cleans up in front of Mac's Lounge, the scene of an early morning bar shooting, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Hartsville, S.C.  (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Coroner: 2 dead, 7 injured in South Carolina bar shooting

Jan. 26, 2020 6:52 PM EST

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two people were killed and multiple people were injured early Sunday in a shooting at a bar in South Carolina, officials said. The shooting took place at Mac's Lounge in Hartsville, Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee told news outlets. The two victims were identified as Dicaprio...

South Carolina guard Brea Beal (12) prepares to shoot past Georgia's guard Chloe Chapman (1) against during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell)

No. 1 South Carolina women extend streak, roll past Georgia

Jan. 26, 2020 6:22 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tyasha Harris is realizing the value of her scoring even as she has claimed a new title as South Carolina's career assists leader. Harris scored 13 points and added seven assists and No. 1 South Carolina rode an overwhelming opening period to its 13th consecutive win, beating Georgia...

South Carolina wins 90-64, Vandy loss ties SEC record

Jan. 25, 2020 11:41 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse is instilling many qualities into his first-year program, including accountability during an awful stretch of Southeastern Conference play. The Commodores lost their SEC-record tying 24th straight league game in a 90-64 defeat by South Carolina on...

Hammond sparks USC Upstate past UNC Asheville

Jan. 25, 2020 7:09 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Everette Hammond had 23 points as South Carolina Upstate ended its four-game losing streak by topping UNC-Asheville 80-63 on Saturday. Tommy Bruner had 17 points for South Carolina Upstate (8-13, 3-5 Big South Conference). Bryson Mozone added 10 points and Nevin Zink contributed...

UNC Wilmington goes toe-to-toe with Charleston in 72-70 win

Jan. 25, 2020 6:57 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shykeim Phillips scored 17 points, Ty Gadsen scored 16 and UNC Wilmington pulled a surprise with a 72-70 win over Charleston on Saturday. It was just the Seahawks' second Colonial Athletic Association win in nine tries. Jaylen Sims made a pair of foul shots and the Seahawks led...

Defense shines as Winthrop defeats Presbyterian 72-57

Jan. 25, 2020 4:47 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Hale recorded 19 points as Winthrop won its 10th consecutive game, topping Presbyterian 72-57 on Saturday. Micheal Anumba added 11 points and six rebounds for the Eagles, who forced a season-high 26 turnovers. D.J. Burns had 10 points for Winthrop (14-7, 8-0 Big South...