Monthly Archives: February 2013

What I’m Reading: 2.28.13

Strength of Schedule: Miamia versus Michigan, by Jacob Wheatley-Schaller.  A piece that should help you consider (or re-consider) how you view strength of schedule. One Last Post on 3P% Defense, by Ken Pomeroy.  I thought this point had been addressed … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Missouri (redux)

The Gamecocks continue through their portion of the season with nothing but return games from prior match-ups (this Saturday’s game in College Station is the exception) as they welcome Missouri to our Columbia for the first time ever. Many Gamecock … Continue reading

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SEC Power Poll: 2.26.13

The poll follows below.  You’ll never guess who tops it…   Also, as Whittle notes: @chickenhoops Not sure power can be associated in any manner with SEC basketball. — John Whittle (@johnmwhittle) February 12, 2013

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Gamecocks (and CBS) falter down the stretch, lose to Georgia 62-54 in OT

The Gamecocks dropped a game that I would’ve found utterly comical had they not been involved in it, with a disheartening 62-54 overtime loss in Athens to finish off being swept by the Georgia Bulldogs in regular season SEC play. … Continue reading

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Gamecocks finally get it right, beat Ole Miss 63-62

Well that was unexpected.  The Ole Miss Rebels came into Columbia trying to solidify their hold on an NCAA tournament birth.  Instead, they were sent back to Oxford searching for answers (that likely aren’t going to be found inside the … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Mississippi

The Gamecocks will try to stop the bleeding on Wednesday night against Ole Miss (7pm ET, , who stayed well in the hunt for an NCAA bid with an overtime victory over the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday evening in Oxford … Continue reading

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SEC Power Poll Ballot: 2.17.13

Here’s this week’s ballot: 1. Florida If you asked me to pick a higher scoring margin: Florida versus the second-best SEC team, or that second-best team versus South Carolina, I’d pick the first game.  That’s how much better Florida is … Continue reading

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There’s been a dearth of content because I have a dearth of things to say.

As you’re well aware, since we last posted, the Gamecocks have lost to both LSU and Alabama in uninspiring fashion.  Some brief thoughts on those games and the team:

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Better Know An Opponent: LSU (Part Deux)

The Louisiana State Tigers head to Columbia on Thursday evening to take on the Carolina Gamecocks in a re-match of their earlier battle in Baton Rouge, which the Gamecocks won 82-73 in overtime. After that game, LSU finished up a … Continue reading

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What I’m reading: 2/13/13

Match-Fixing in Soccer by Brian Phillips.  If a sport becomes so corrupt the outcome on the field is considered pre-ordained, can it survive? It Takes a Village: How Robert Nkemdiche Found Ole Miss by Steven Godfrey.  The story of how … Continue reading

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