Author Archives: marvinnedick

About marvinnedick

Blogging from the mid-Atlantic on Gamecock sports, as well as general musings on sports theory otherwise.

Bunting is normally a bad idea

On Tuesday afternoon, I watched along with some of you in horror as Chad Holbrook bunted Joey Pankake in the first inning after Carolina put the first two runners on.  Holbrook stated ““I wanted to score first today and I … Continue reading

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Gamecocks hire Perry Clark

Frank Martin announced the hiring of Perry Clark this [time of day], bringing to the end a coaching search that began over a month ago with the departure of Brad Underwood to Stephen F. Austin. The 62-year-old Clark comes to … Continue reading

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Gamecock Football: 2013 Odds

Today, we saw odds listed for both the SEC East and the BCS Championship for 2013.  Below the fold, we’ll adjust those odds for you and provide some brief commentary.

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The Departed

South Carolina lost four players to attrition this week, as Damien Leonard, Brian Richardson, Eric Smith, and R.J. Slawson departed for opportunities elsewhere.  The college game is a dirty business in many ways, and I won’t preach or defend the choices made … Continue reading

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Hey folks, just to let everyone know what’s going on with the blog – right now, there’s not much we have to add about Gamecock basketball. The fine folks at the pay sites are posting insider information that we frankly … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

College Football: The Best Passing Quarterbacks since 2005, by Chase Stuart.  Quick – who do you think wins here for USC (he’s #151)?  Who was better last year – Shaw or Thompson?  Click the link, use the filter, and find … Continue reading

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The 2012-13 season has concluded. What now?

The Gamecocks’ season ended last Wednesday night in Nashville with a disappointing loss to Mississippi State, 70-59.  State jumped out to an 11-point lead over the last 10 minutes of the first half and Carolina never really threatened from there … Continue reading

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Around the internet

You can find us on the Half Cocked Show podcast here. We also voted in the end-of-regular season SEC power poll here. Ken Pomeroy calculated the odds of victory for each team during each step of the SEC tournament.  Our … Continue reading

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Better Know Mississippi State (yet again)

For the third time this season, the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks will square off on the hardwood.  The teams split their regular season meetings, with State winning by two in Starkville back in January and the … Continue reading

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Brenton Williams drops 38, Gamecocks win final home game over State 79-72

On what was supposed to be a night where the focus was on Lakeem Jackson, Brenton Williams stole the show, scoring 38 points while using 38 percent of our possessions in 31 minutes, and the Gamecocks turned over State just … Continue reading

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