Gamecocks Basketball: Efficiency Ratings of Team Through First 12 Games

The South Carolina men’s basketball team is 6-6 through the first 12 games of the 2013-2014 season. This year has certainly had some 'ups and downs'. Through it all, keep in mind that the team is young and really new to each other as there are eight newcomers on the squad this season learning how […]

Gamecocks Basketball: I Believe in Frank Martin

The South Carolina basketball team is in the beginning stages of something truly great under Coach Frank Martin. I believe that and in saying that, I know it will take time to accomplish and see the fruit. Now, is it painful to watch the growing pains this team is going through…yes. Let’s consider this the […]

Well L.J. Peak…

Well, L.J. Peak surprised us as we thought he was a sure-fire Gamecock basketball recruit and I guess for a second he was. After that, he switched his pledge to Georgetown which is sort of a shocker, especially since he never visited the campus. I guess it is for the best as it is not […]

Will L.J. Peak Choose South Carolina?

The South Carolina Gamecocks basketball team is waiting for news from four-star shooting guard L.J. Peak (Gaffney/Gaffney) on where he will choose to play collegiate basketball? The decision will take place on Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. and boy we would love to see him choose USC. Peak ranks among the top 50 prospects nationally in […]

Gamecocks Basketball: Sindarius Thornwell Senior Year Highlights

Sindarius Thornwell is going to be a member of the University of South Carolina and that is huge boost for USC basketball. He has all the tools to make USC better the first day he steps on the court; just check out these senior year highlights: I like to compare his recruitment to USC basketball much […]

Leroy Fludd Being Pursued by Gamecocks Basketball

Leroy Fludd has interest in South Carolina Basketball and the Gamecocks have interest in him. It appears there is a chance to get a ninth new face for next season. The USC basketball program will have eight new players for next season and according to, Coach Frank Martin is pursuing Leroy Fludd of Believe Prep. This "fact" has not been […]

Gamecocks Basketball Recruiting: Jaylen Shaw Signs with USC

The South Carolina basketball team got the official signed papers from point guard Jaylen Shaw and now it appears the 2013 recruiting class is complete. This is not a surprise but is worth a mention on this Gamecocks blog as we see huge upside for Shaw at USC. Go back and watch the highlight videos […]

Gamecocks Basketball: Frank Martin Cleans House

Make no mistake about it, this is now Coach Frank Martin's basketball team at South Carolina now. He has "his players" in place for the 2013-14 season as he pretty much cleaned house to make room for his new recruits. Gone is Damien Leonard, Eric Smith, RJ Slawson and Brian Richardson. They will be missed but […]

Gamecocks Basketball Misses on Reynolds; Land Henry

South Carolina basketball had a "you win some, you lose some" kind of week recently as they missed out on the recruitment of Darryl Reynolds yet landed Demetrius Henry. Darryl Reynolds, a power forward, selected Villanova over the Gamecocks and Utah on Tuesday. Then yesterday, 2013 forward recruit Demetrius Henry announced his

Gamecocks Basketball: Brad Underwood Leaving?

According to The Lufkin News, current South Carolina men's basketball associate coach Brad Underwood will be named the next head coach of Stephen F. Austin. This could happen as "early as Tuesday." Underwood has spent one year at USC with Coach Frank Martin. It is not a complete shock to see him go as he […]

Two Basketball Commitments in One Week for Gamecocks

The South Carolina Gamecocks basketball program has gotten two pieces of good news this week from Jaylen Shaw and Duane Notice as both have pledged to be future members of Coach Frank Martin's squad. Today, South Carolina landed a commitment from Hartsville point guard Jaylen Shaw and the earlier in the week guard Duane Notice […]

Gamecocks Basketball Earns No. 12 Seed in 2013 SEC Tourney

South Carolina (14-17, 4-14 SEC) can win the SEC Tourney. There, I said it. I have hope but I also know they have a long climb to that mountain top as they have earned the No. 12 seed. This means they must win five games….tough-sledding.  The Gamecocks begin the journey against No. 13 seed Mississippi […]

Carolina beats Ole Miss 63-62

Coach Frank Martin changed his substitution strategy Wednesday night, and the result was a 63-62 win over Ole Miss.  The Gamecocks didn't play as many players as they usually do.  After the Alabama game, Coach had indicated that not everyone on the bench would play. Eight players saw action in the win.  Carrera, Chatkevicius, Ellington, […]