Monthly Archives: January 2013

Missouri dominates inside, but sinks Gamecocks with outside 3-pointer to win 71-65

The Gamecocks played one of their best games of the season against a Missouri team dealing with distractions and injuries, but in the end, they finally ran out of luck as, after denying the ball to point guard Phil Pressey … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Missouri

The Gamecocks have a quick turnaround (well, it seems much quicker to those of us who had the day off of work today) from their disappointing loss to Vanderbilt on Saturday, as they hit the road to visit SEC-newcomer Missouri. … Continue reading

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Gamecocks learn relevance of shooting in basketball, lose to Vandy 58-51

There’s not a lot to say about this game, frankly, other than if you shoot a 27% eFG% from the field, and you only lose by seven points, it means you played pretty well otherwise.  And that’s the story – … Continue reading

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Better Know an Opponent: Vanderbilt

The Gamecocks return to Columbia on Saturday to take on a very beatable Vanderbilt squad at 1:30pm.  The Commodores come into the Colonial Life Arena at 0-3 in the SEC, after two heartbreaking losses at home to Ole Miss on … Continue reading

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Gamecocks remember how to win, do so, 82-73 OT over LSU

The Gamecocks went on the road and picked up an SEC win away from Colonial Life Arena for the first time in nearly two years on Wednesday night, overcoming the LSU Tigers by a final score of 82-73 in overtime. … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: LSU

The Gamecocks head to Baton Rouge on Wednesday evening to take on the Bayou Bengals at 8pm Wednesday evening on ESPN3.  South Carolina and LSU are both still hunting for their first SEC win, though the teams appear to have … Continue reading

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What are the problems with our defense?

I got asked this question in a discussion thread you can find here, and instead of pumping all of my thoughts into that thread, I thought I’d post it here.  These are just my thoughts, and I’d welcome further discussion … Continue reading

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Narratives are bullshit

I spent a lot of time on Twitter yesterday waiting for an article such as this one by Scott Hood of GamecockCentral, that was always going to make the claim that the reason the Gamecocks have lost their first two … Continue reading

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Gamecocks “don’t know how to win,” lose 74-71

Congratulations, we’ve reached the point of the season where if we lose two close games, we “don’t know how to win” or are “still learning how to win.”  It’s too bad we didn’t know how to do those things earlier … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Auburn

The Gamecocks, coming off a difficult loss in Starkville on Wednesday night, return to the court on Saturday afternoon at 1:30pm to play the Auburn Tigers, who opened their own conference schedule win a win at home against LSU, 68-63. … Continue reading

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