2014 PG Marcus Stroman Commits to South Carolina

South Carolina’s Frank Martin is a busy man in working to change the culture of Gamecocks basketball. He has hit the recruiting trail hard and is even now building the program for future successes as he is not only finishing the 2012 class but working on the 2013 and 2014. Join me in welcoming the first […]

Gamecocks Basketball Recruiting: Come on Home LaShay Page

LaShay Page is visiting the University of South Carolina and the rumor is that he is likely to pledge to be a member of the Gamecocks basketball team. The 6-foot-2 senior guard from Dillon, S.C., was Southern Miss’s second-leading scorer for the 2011-12 campaign, averaging 11.6 points per game while making a team-high 75 3-pointers. Jeff […]

Gamecocks Lose Out on Sheldon Jeter

Sheldon Jeter will not be a member of the South Carolina Gamecocks basketball team as he chose to commit to Vanderbilt today. Jeter, a 6-foot-7 forward, would have been a nice addition for USC but oh well as Coach Frank Martin has a solid class without him. Jeter’s other three finalists were Penn State, Wisconsin […]

Gamecocks Basketball Lands Four Recruits

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin has been a busy man as he has landed four recruits for the Gamecocks basketball program in the last two days. Shooting guard Thaddeus Hall and wing Mindaugas Kacinas made their verbal pledge to South Carolina on Thursday night. Then today the momentum continued with point guard Tarik Phillip and […]

South Carolina Basketball: Anthony Gill Decides to Transfer

The South Carolina basketball team will be without forward Anthony Gill (Fr.; F; 6-8; 225; Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Christian) going forward as he “has been granted permission to contact other NCAA institutions to discuss a potential transfer, Gamecock head coach Frank Martin announced on Friday. The permission to contact was not restrictive to specific institutions.” Huge […]

Dear Damontre Harris and Anthony Gill, Stay at South Carolina

Dear Damontre Harris and Anthony Gill, please stay at South Carolina. The Gamecocks basketball team needs you going forward and you will not be sorry for sticking around with new coach Frank Martin. I know with change that questions can arise concerning how you will fit in with the new system. Also I am sure […]

It is Official and South Carolina is Lucky to Get Frank Martin

It is official and the speculation is over as the University of South Carolina has named Frank Martin as the head coach of the men’s basketball program. Safe to say, the Gamecocks are lucky to get a coach like Martin. Martin, who was in the first head coaching stop of his career with the Wildcats, […]

South Carolina Basketball: Open Letter to Frank Martin

Welcome Frank to South Carolina and the best University in the state. We are a little bias in saying that but we trust once you spend some time around campus and these fans, you will feel the same way. Let me just start by saying, that Gamecock Nation is so happy to have you as […]

This Week is Dubbed – Frank-Mania

No real news to report on this nice Sunday afternoon concerning the continued speculation of Frank Martin as the next Gamecocks basketball coach. However, all signs around the Columbia area point to Frank Martin being named the next South Carolina head basketball coach as early as Monday. On the Kansas side, they feel Martin is using this as […]

True or False: Frank Martin Era Set to Begin at South Carolina

Here in South Carolina it appears that the Frank Martin era is set to begin for the South Carolina Gamecocks basketball program. News is swirling from the usual USC based fan sites that Coach Martin and USC AD Eric Hyman have agreed in principle to a coaching contract and a press conference is coming early next […]

Getting to Know Frank Martin from a Gamecocks’ Perspective

Well if you believe rumors and are paying attention to the hunt to find the next head basketball coach at South Carolina, then you must know that Frank Martin from the Kansas State program is on the short list as a candidate to replace Darrin Horn. Jeff Goodman of CBS tweeted recently that Martin has not been contacted by […]

2012 Gamecocks Baseball Field Report: Princeton and midweek

Here is the belated, and abbreviated, field report for the last few games. South Carolina played Princeton over the weekend and continued their Tiger-taming ways by sweeping the series.  Friday night’s game was another pitching duel.  Freshmen Kyle Martin and Connor Bright both drove in runs to support Michael Roth’s appearance.  Roth pitched beautifully before […]

Darrin Horn Fired as Head Coach of South Carolina Basketball

Darrin Horn has been fired. As we noted (here and here) the drum beat was getting louder for the removal of Coach Horn due to lackluster performances the last two season, poor execution as a coach, bad attendance at home games and ineffective recruiting. Athletic director Eric Hyman had his standard end-of season meeting with Horn on […]

Darrin Horn Job Status, Day 2

As we mentioned yesterday, speculation is high but not definite that Darrin Horn’s tenure as the head coach of the South Carolina men’s basketball program may be coming to a end. As noted, the athletic director, Eric Hyman, is to meet with Coach Horn to conduct the season-ending assessment of the program as he does every […]

Bruce Ellington Makes Right Choice, Sticks with Basketball

With Coach Darrin Horn on the hot seat, the South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball team got a bit of good news with Bruce Ellington deciding to stick with basketball. For the last few weeks, speculation has gone both ways with Ellington and his plans. Today, he confirmed that he’s going to be a basketball player […]