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David Pearson, NASCAR's Silver Fox, has died at 83

Nov. 12, 2018 7:52 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — David Pearson, a NASCAR pioneer and longtime rival of Richard Petty, has died. He was 83. Pearson died Monday, The Wood Brothers racing team said, but details were not immediately available. Pearson was a three-time Cup champion and his 105 career victories trail only Petty's 200...

No. 2 Clemson 'not done yet' after wrapping up ACC division

Nov. 12, 2018 2:34 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson left guard John Simpson is excited about the Tigers' latest achievement. He's even more thrilled for what comes next. Second-ranked Clemson (10-0, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, CFP 2) clinched its fourth straight ACC Atlantic Division title — and seventh in 10 years...

Clemson, Georgia to play home and home in 2029-30

Nov. 12, 2018 11:32 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson and No. 5 Georgia will play a home-and-home series in 2029 and 2030. The schools announced the games Monday. The two schools had previously said they would face each other in the 2024 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta. The latest series would start at Clemson on Sept....

Correction: T25-North Carolina-Wofford story

Nov. 12, 2018 9:45 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about a basketball game between No. 8 North Carolina and Wofford, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a Wofford player. He is Fletcher Magee, not Fletcher McGee. A corrected version of the story is below: Maye, Johnson lead No. 8 North Carolina past...

Cooper leads No. 10 South Carolina past Alabama State, 94-38

Nov. 11, 2018 6:45 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Te'a Cooper brushed off the early jitters in her return to the court. Bianca Jackson did the same playing with her mom on the opposing bench. Cooper scored 17 points in her South Carolina debut to lead the 10th-ranked Gamecocks to a 94-38 victory over Alabama State on Sunday in...

Edwards helps No. 24 Purdue hold off Ball State 84-75

Nov. 10, 2018 11:26 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — One big second-half push by Purdue was enough. Carsen Edwards scored 23 points on 8-for-22 shooting, and the 24th-ranked Boilermakers pulled away from Ball State for an 84-75 victory on Saturday night. Edwards struggled with his shooting stroke at times but managed to contribute...

Wilson's two scores lift C. Southern over Gardner-Webb 16-0

Nov. 10, 2018 9:31 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Terrence Wilson ran for 137 yards and scored two touchdowns and Charleston Southern beat Gardner-Webb 16-0 on Saturday. Wilson ran for scores of 1 and 3 yards in the decisive second quarter and Charleston Southern (4-5, 2-2 Big South Conference) closed it out on defense the rest of...

Hansen throws 4 TDs, Arkansas State swamps Coastal Carolina

Nov. 10, 2018 8:47 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Justice Hansen had three scoring tosses in the first half as Arkansas State took an early lead and then coasted to a 44-16 victory over Coastal Carolina in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday. Hansen, who threw for 253 yards on 18-of-20 passing, hit Omar Bayless and Reed Tyler on...

Moore with 20 leads SC Upstate past Div.-III Brevard 86-43

Nov. 10, 2018 8:44 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Malik Moore scored 20 points with seven rebounds and five assists and SC Upstate beat Division-III Brevard College 86-43 on Saturday. Nevin Zink, Everette Hammond and Thomas Booker each added 14 points for the Spartans (1-1). Zink led the team with eight rebounds. SC Upstate shot...

Jeffries with 18 points, Tulsa buries SC State 74-52

Nov. 10, 2018 7:57 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Tulsa beat South Carolina State 74-52 on Saturday. Jeffries was 8 of 11 for the Golden Hurricane (2-0). Curran Scott added 11 points and three rebounds, Elijah Joiner had nine points and Martins Igbanu had eight points and...