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Bryant, defense help South Carolina beat Georgia 83-59

Jan. 27, 2021 9:35 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Keyshawn Bryant had his first double-double of the season and South Carolina's defense smothered Georgia in the Gamecocks' 83-59 win on Wednesday night. Bryant finished with 19 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a career-best tying three steals. Jermain Couisnard added 18 points,...

State Sen. Richard Cash, R-Powdersville, speaks about a bill that would ban almost all abortions in the state while showing a photo of a woman he said was born from a pregnancy caused by rape on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Columbia S.C. The Senate passed the bill on an initial vote. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

S. Carolina Senate OKs initial vote to ban most abortions

Jan. 27, 2021 4:32 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Opponents of abortion joined with some of South Carolina's most powerful Republican politicians to mark what they think may be the end of a long fight to pass a bill that would ban almost all abortions in the state. Less than four hours after the governor, House Speaker and Senate...

South Carolina: Frink will miss rest of basketball season

Jan. 26, 2021 4:27 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of South Carolina's most experienced forwards in Alanzo Frink will miss the rest of the men's basketball season due to medical reasons. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin announced Frink's status on Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 junior from Jersey City, New Jersey, has played in three games,...

FILE - In this April 29, 2016, file photo, attorney Debbie Barbier speaks to reporters outside the federal courthouse in Charleston, S.C.  Barbier had been hired to join Butch Bowers in crafting a defense for former President Donald Trump’s unprecedented second impeachment trial, set for the week of Feb. 8, 2021.  (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, File)

Lawyer group: Trump adds ex-prosecutor to impeachment team

Jan. 25, 2021 10:31 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump is adding another South Carolina attorney to his impeachment legal team, according to a trial lawyer group in the state. In an email sent to South Carolina members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, group chairman Wallace Lightsey wrote that Deborah Barbier...

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley celebrates with South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) during an NCAA basketball game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

US women's basketball to train in South Carolina next week

Jan. 25, 2021 4:03 PM EST

Dawn Staley is going to be busy next week. The South Carolina coach will be pulling double duty leading the fourth-ranked Gamecocks and running a USA Basketball training camp at the school from Feb. 4-7. “It’s been a year since we’ve been together for a training camp, and I’m excited...

Clemson starting linebacker Mike Jones Jr plans to transfer

Jan. 25, 2021 3:31 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson linebacker Mike Jones Jr. has entered the NCAA transfer portal, becoming the first player to be leaving the Tigers' top 15 defense that was projected to have all 11 starters returning next season. A team spokesman said Monday the athletic department's compliance office...

POLL ALERT: Louisville, North Carolina State, UConn, South Carolina remain atop women’s Top 25, UCLA climbs to No. 5

Jan. 25, 2021 1:00 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Louisville, North Carolina State, UConn, South Carolina remain atop women’s Top 25, UCLA climbs to No. 5.
LSU forward Awa Trasi (0) battles for a ball with South Carolina guard Destanni Henderson (3) and South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) during an NCAA basketball game in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Boston finishes strong, No. 4 South Carolina tops LSU 69-65

Jan. 24, 2021 4:54 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Other than the rainbow braids tied in a ponytail that dangled against the back of South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston's jersey, there wasn't much to set the AP preseason All-American apart from her LSU competitors for most of the first three quarters. And then, as a closely...

Williams carries Gardner-Webb over Charleston Southern 74-62

Jan. 24, 2021 4:33 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — D’Maurian Williams had a career-best 21 points as Gardner-Webb beat Charleston Southern 74-62 on Sunday. This series was originally set for Jan 4-5 and was moved up when South Carolina Upstate couldn't play at Gardner-Webb. Jordan Sears had 16 points for Gardner-Webb...

Clemson women blow big lead, top No. 23 Syracuse 86-77 in OT

Jan. 24, 2021 3:24 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Kendall Spray scored 24 points with seven 3-pointers, Amari Robinson added 23 points and short-handed Clemson upended No. 23 Syracuse 86-77 in overtime Sunday after blowing a 25-point halftime lead. The Tigers were outscored 23-9 in the third quarter and 20-9 in the fourth before...