Category Archives: 2012-13 Basketball

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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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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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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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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Better Know An Opponent: Florida

Take all those feelings you have about this basketball team after its 21-point victory over Arkansas and pack them up tight.  Somewhere no one can find them.  Especially not Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators. The Gamecocks head to Gainesville … Continue reading

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