Latest South Carolina News

No. 16 Virginia Tech faces No. 23 Purdue in Charleston final

Nov. 18, 2018 9:48 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — No. 16 Virginia Tech will take on No. 23 Purdue for the championship at the Charleston Classic on Sunday night. The Hokies (3-0) are playing for their first in-season tournament title in coach Buzz Williams' five seasons. The Boilermakers (4-0) have won a tournament crown in two of...

UCF, Western Kentucky meet for Myrtle Beach championship

Nov. 18, 2018 3:05 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — UCF and Western Kentucky will play for the championship on the final day of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. The tournament resumes Sunday with four games after a one-day break. The last game features UCF and Western Kentucky after the teams' semifinal wins Friday. Wake Forest and...

No. 2 Clemson overcomes slow start to beat Duke 35-6

Nov. 18, 2018 12:15 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson finished perfect in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a less than perfect performance that still ended with another blowout. The No. 2 Tigers (11-0, 8-0, No. 2 CFP) beat Duke 35-6 on Saturday night, rebounding to win their six straight league game by at least 20 points after...

Bentley's 4 TDs lift South Carolina to 49-9 win over Mocs

Nov. 17, 2018 11:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Quarterback Jake Bentley chatted with one of his favorite targets in receiver Deebo Samuel, honored on Senior Night who reflected on how much he'd miss playing at South Carolina. "I told him in winning this game, we'd have a little bit more time together," Bentley said. Bentley threw...

Fields powers Georgia Southern to 41-17 victory

Nov. 17, 2018 9:46 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Wesley Fields ran for 148 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns to help Georgia Southern pull away for a 41-17 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday. The Eagles (8-3, 5-2 Sun Belt Conference) trailed 10-3 early in the second quarter before ripping off 38 unanswered points. Shai...

No. 18 Michigan, Providence win in Tip-Off tournament semis

Nov. 17, 2018 6:12 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Michigan coach John Beilein was concerned his Wolverines might suffer a letdown against George Washington after a blowout victory over No. 8 Villanova on the road. There was still a tinge of worry during the first half of Saturday's semifinal of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off...

Fumble recovery gives South Carolina State 21-17 victory

Nov. 17, 2018 5:30 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Duane Nichols' fourth-quarter fumble recovery in the end zone with 8:42 remaining gave South Carolina State a 21-17 victory over Savannah State on Saturday for the Bulldogs' fourth straight victory. The Bulldogs (5-5, 4-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won five of their...

Rodriguez's jumper lifts ETSU past Winthrop 76-74

Nov. 17, 2018 5:28 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez's jump shot with 21 seconds left put East Tennessee State ahead for good in a 76-74 win against Winthrop on Saturday. After Winthrop called timeout, Isaiah Tisdale swiped the ball from Nych Smith who then fouled Daivien Williamson with 11 seconds remaining....

VanCleave's TD sprint secures Wofford's 45-21 win over PC

Nov. 17, 2018 5:13 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — D'mauriae VanCleave took a pitch in the backfield, skirted around the left side and ran 67 yards for a score in the fourth quarter to seal Wofford's 45-21 victory over Presbyterian in nonconference action on Saturday afternoon. The victory keeps open a possible trip to the Football...

The Latest: Providence beats S. Carolina in Tip-Off tourney

Nov. 17, 2018 4:53 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off tournament at the Mohegan Sun arena (all times local): 4:45 p.m. David Duke scored 20 points to rally Providence to a 76-65 win over South Carolina and into the finals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off tournament on Saturday. Alpha Diallo...