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Vanderbilt's Dylan Disu (1) and South Carolina's Alanzo Frink (20) get tangled fighting for the ball in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Vanderbilt tops South Carolina 83-74 behind Pippen in finale

Mar. 7, 2020 4:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt finally won back-to-back games, so coach Jerry Stackhouse hopes the Commodores can surprise people in next week’s Southeastern Conference tournament. Scotty Pippen Jr. tied a career high with 21 points and Maxwell Evans added 20, leading Vanderbilt to consecutive...

Kotsar, South Carolina rally to beat Tennessee 63-61

Feb. 15, 2020 10:02 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s Maik Kotsar swished four free throws in the final 21 seconds to deliver an improbable 63-61 win over Tennessee on Saturday. “Kotsar last year would avoid getting fouled because he did not want to shoot a free throw,” coach Frank Martin said....

Georgia's Jordan Harris (2) is fouled by South Carolina forward Keyshawn Bryant (24) during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

South Carolina pulls away early, beats reeling Georgia 75-59

Feb. 12, 2020 9:55 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — South Carolina credits its defense for its growing collection of double-digit Southeastern Conference wins. Against Georgia, that defense was overwhelming. AJ Lawson scored 20 points and South Carolina held Georgia to one field goal for the first 14 minutes to earn a runaway 75-59 win...

South Carolina uses strong first half to top Texas A&M 74-54

Feb. 8, 2020 4:26 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin finally has his “mouthpiece" in freshman Jermaine Couisnard and that could mean more big things ahead for the Gamecocks. Couisnard had 19 points as South Carolina used a big first-half run to put away Texas A&M 74-54 on Saturday, the...