Monthly Archives: February 2013

SEC Power Poll Ballot: 2.12.13

The ballot follows.  You can be quite sure who is first and who is last, but what about the middle 12 spots?

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“Different day, same book,” Gamecocks fall 66-61

Another incredibly frustrating afternoon ended with the Gamecocks coming up just short in an SEC game, losing 66-61 to the Tennessee Volunteers.  The Gamecocks struggled to contain a major post player on the inside for a majority of the game, … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Tennessee

The Gamecocks return home to Colonial Life Arena to try to stop a three-game losing streak against the Tennessee Volunteers.  Tennessee is in its second year under coach Cuonzo Martin, who succeeded at Missouri State (it’s hard to get people … Continue reading

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Is attrition coming to Columbia

(Ed. note: see the latest SEC Power Poll here – our ballot can be found here) The Gamecocks have added three new recruits – Sindarius Thornwell, Desmond Ringer, and Justin McKie – in their 2013 class, and also welcome transfer … Continue reading

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Were you aware the new SEC tournament is kind of stupid?

So one thing I haven’t seen written about elsewhere is that the SEC has opted for a new tournament format this year with the additions of A&M and Missouri.  A reality of every 14-team conference tournament is going to end … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

A Review of Why I Left Goldman Sachs by Michael Lewis: Lewis, the man who wrote the original tell-all on Wall Street (a book I think that’s next on my to-read list), takes to the pages of the National Review … Continue reading

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Shooting – and Kentucky – wins game, 77-55

The story remains the same for the Gamecocks, as they dropped their Tuesday night contest at Kentucky by the score of 77-55.  Carolina responded to Kentucky’s initial burst by taking an 18-17 lead at the 10 minute mark, but the … Continue reading

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Better Know An Opponent: Kentucky

The Gamecocks try to break a two game losing streak on Tuesday at 9pm as they travel to Lexington, Kentucky to take on the Kentucky Wildcats.  Kentucky has had what could be considered a down season by their heightened standard, … Continue reading

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Gamecocks outplay Georgia, but Bulldogs outshoot Carolina, and prevail 67-56

This is a frustrating review to write, mostly because I just wrote it two weeks ago when we lost to Vanderbilt in the same fashion.  As we indicated in the preview, there were a number of things that could turn … Continue reading

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SEC Power Poll

1. Florida That seven game run was the fourth most dominant since 2000 by a team in conference play. They just need to stave off boredom. 2. Mississippi Their only losses are to the first and third best team in … Continue reading

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