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Thomas scores 19, Norfolk St. beats South Carolina St. 74-69

Jan. 21, 2019 11:02 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half to help Norfolk State rally from a nine-point deficit and beat South Carolina State 74-69 on Monday night for the Spartans' sixth win in a row. Steven Whitley added 12 points, Joe Bryant scored 11 and Mastadi Pitt 10 for...

MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

Jan. 21, 2019 8:46 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., used the holiday to launch a presidential campaign that, if...

Younger hits 6 3-pointers, Presbyterian beats USC Upstate

Jan. 21, 2019 6:39 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — JC Younger scored 19 points with six 3-pointers, Davon Bell had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists and Presbyterian beat South Carolina Upstate 68-59 on Monday for its third win in a row. Adam Flagler, the Big South freshman of the week after averaging 21 points and 6.5...

Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

Jan. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American....

7 Eagles make 3s in Winthrop's 66-45 win over UNC Asheville

Jan. 21, 2019 4:01 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith scored 15 points, Bjorn Broman made four from the arc to reach 200 3-pointers in his career and Winthop defeated UNC Asheville 66-45 on Monday. Broman became the seventh player in program history to make 200 3-pointers. Seven Eagles scored from the arc. Adam Pickett had 11...

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina

Jan. 20, 2019 12:07 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run. Warren's organization tells The Associated Press on Sunday that she is planning to visit Columbia on Wednesday for an...

Magee, Murphy rally Wofford past Furman 59-54

Jan. 19, 2019 9:28 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee scored 22 points, Storm Murphy hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 17.5 seconds remaining and Wofford pulled out a 59-54 win over Furman on Saturday night. Neither team led by more than five points in the evenly played game. Matt Rafferty, who led Furman with 23...

LSU beats South Carolina 89-67 for seventh consecutive win

Jan. 19, 2019 9:07 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Emmitt Williams and Naz Reid each scored 15 points as LSU extended its winning streak to seven games by defeating South Carolina 89-67 in a Southeastern Conference game Saturday night. The Tigers (14-3, 4-0), who led for nearly the entire game, have won their first four SEC games...

Howard takes out SC St 71-67 in OT behind Cole's 26 pts

Jan. 19, 2019 8:25 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — RJ Cole scored 26 points, distributed six assists and grabbed four rebounds and Howard snapped its two-game skid beating South Carolina State 71-67 in overtime on Saturday. Howard (8-11, 2-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 19 points and six rebounds from Chad Lott and the Bison...

Smith scores 23, Winthrop rallies to beat USC Upstate

Jan. 19, 2019 7:56 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith scored 23 points and Winthrop dominated the second half to defeat South Carolina Upstate 82-72 on Saturday. After trailing by eight at halftime, Winthrop outscored the Spartans 43-25 in the second half. Winthrop first took the second-half lead, 54-53, when Kyle Zunic's...