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2016 Schedule
3-4, 6th in SEC - East

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

South Carolina coach Will Muschamp, a defensive mind, asked if he saw Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes' numbers (734 yards, 88 attempts). "Yeah. I had a heart attack when I saw it."

Must S-E-C plays of the week (1:16)
New-look Gamecocks earn win over the Minutemen (3:08)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

South Carolina true freshman QB Jake Bentley made a triumphant debut, leading the Gamecocks to a 34-28 win over UMass with a strong performance: 17-for-26 passing, 201 yards, 2 TD. Even considering the opponent, impressive for a young man who should be a senior in high school right now (he graduated early and enrolled at South Carolina).

Muschamp pleased with Bentley's first start (0:50)

Gamecocks own comfy lead

After David Williams' 1-yard TD run, South Carolina leads UMass 34-14 in the third quarter on SEC Network.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

South Carolina leads UMass 27-14 at halftime. It's the first time a Will Muschamp-coached team has scored more than two offensive touchdowns in a game vs. an FBS opponent since Nov. 8, 2014 (when a Muschamp-coached Florida squad beat Vanderbilt 34-10).

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp discusses Jake Bentley's first half performance (0:28)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

South Carolina was the last FBS team that hadn't scored more than 20 points in a game this season, per ESPN Stats and Information. The Gamecocks have 27 so far vs. UMass late in the second quarter.

South Carolina WR Crosby lays out for 16-yard TD (1:23)

Watch: UMass at South Carolina

South Carolina is favored by 20 points in a game that it desperately needs to win. The Minutemen are 1-6 but challenged Florida in a Week 1 loss at The Swamp. Live on SECN/WatchESPN

SEC rapid fire: Week 8 (3:49)
South Carolina's offense will find rhythm (1:56)
Healthy roster gives South Carolina a boost vs. UMass (2:18)

Latest recruiting class rankings revealed

Matt Schick, Craig Haubert & Tom Luginbill break down the latest recruiting class rankings, discuss what Notre Dame's history means to recruits & rank the best recruits ever.

Team Stats

Passing Yards210.688th
Rushing Yards106.9122nd
Points For16.9127th
Points Against21.328th