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Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

Feb. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Caddell, the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency and later distanced himself from Democrats, has died, a colleague said. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina, after suffering a stroke. That's according to...

Booker holds back on questions about 'Empire' actor attack

Feb. 17, 2019 5:32 PM EST

Democratic presidential candidates spent Sunday courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary, their busy pace of holiday weekend campaigning demonstrating that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway. The weeklong congressional recess for President's Day...

No. 11 South Carolina women roll past Florida 96-77

Feb. 17, 2019 4:42 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Jennings scored a season-high 22 points, Bianca Cuevas-Moore added 19 and Destanni Henderson had 18 in leading No. 11 South Carolina to a 96-77 victory over Florida on Sunday. Tyasha Harris added 11 points and 10 assists for her first double-double this season and help the...

Today in History

Feb. 17, 2019 12:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2019. There are 317 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 17, 1864, during the Civil War, the Union ship USS Housatonic was rammed and sunk in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, by the Confederate hand-cranked submarine HL Hunley in...

Magee propels Wofford past UNC Greensboro 80-50

Feb. 16, 2019 9:49 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee sank seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points and Wofford remained unbeaten in Southern Conference play with an 80-50 romp over UNC Greensboro on Saturday night. Nathan Hoover had 13 points and Cameron Jackson added 12 points and four assists for the Terriers (23-4,...

Shuler hits key FTs as Charleston Southern upsets Radford

Feb. 16, 2019 8:03 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dontrell Shuler — a 61 percent free-throw shooter — made both ends of a one-and-one with 17.8 seconds on the clock and Charleston Southern upended Big South Conference leader Radford 53-52 Saturday night. Shuler scored five of his eight points and had a steal in the...

Maitland carries Bethune-Cookman past SC State 98-73

Feb. 16, 2019 7:54 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Malik Maitland had 29 points, tying his career high, as Bethune-Cookman routed South Carolina State 98-73 on Saturday. Cletrell Pope added 26 points for the Wildcats. Pope also had 10 rebounds for the Wildcats. Shawntrez Davis had 13 points for Bethune-Cookman (12-14, 7-5...

Gurley lifts Furman over VMI 96-62

Feb. 16, 2019 7:21 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Noah Gurley had 19 points to lead five Furman players in double figures as the Paladins easily defeated VMI 96-62 on Saturday. Clay Mounce and Mike Bothwell added 13 points apiece for the Paladins. Matt Rafferty and Tre Clark chipped in 12 points each. Rafferty also had 10 rebounds...

Riller has 33, Charleston tops Northeastern 88-79 in OT

Feb. 16, 2019 7:08 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored ten of his 33 points in overtime as Charleston rallied to beat Northeastern 88-79 on Saturday afternoon. Riller, who was 11 of 16 from the field, nailed two treys in the extra period to help the Cougars win overtime 19-10. Charleston, which trailed 52-42 midway...

Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

Feb. 16, 2019 7:07 PM EST

Five Democratic senators vying for their party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 fanned out across the country Saturday to campaign and meet voters. Kamala Harris of California spent her second straight day in the pivotal early-voting state of South Carolina, holding a town hall meeting in...