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2018 Schedule
4-1, 1st in SEC

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

After its Final Four run, should we be surprised that South Carolina has improved its BPI rating more than any other team 10 days into the season? The BPI views the Gamecocks as 5.3 ppg better than an average team on a neutral court (58th best), up from 4.5 ppg before the season.

Gamecocks bounce back on Day 2 of Puerto Rico Tip-Off (2:22)
South Carolina's Silva rises up for monster block (0:20)
USC falls to Illinois St 69-65 (0:55)
Silva's block leads to a Minaya triple (0:20)
South Carolina shuts down Western Michigan (2:04)
What are the expectations for Gamecocks this season? (1:23)
South Carolina defeats Wofford 73-52 (0:38)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Auburn commit E.J. Montgomery won't do anything in the early signing period, per his coach. No visits yet. Wake Forest, Florida, South Carolina, UNC, Clemson, Baylor, Gonzaga, Ga. Tech, Wichita State, Miss State, others have shown interest.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star guard Anfernee Simons said close to 30 schools have reached out since decommitting from Louisville. Did in-homes with South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida State, Florida, Dayton and SMU.

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Gamecocks' Martin not surprised by corruption

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin isn't surprised at the allegations of payments to steer potential NBA stars to certain agents and advisers. At the same time, Martin feels heartbroken that one of his former assistants was arrested in the case.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

South Carolina releases statement: "The University of South Carolina been made aware that it is not the target of the Department of Justice investigation and we have received no information to indicate that any current or former member of the USC staff is involved in the federal investigation, other than the previously identified former assistant coach, Lamont Evans."

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Puerto Rico Tip-Off moves to S.C. after Maria

Coastal Carolina University will play host to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November, after the college basketball tournament was forced to relocate due to damage from Hurricane Maria.

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Charges against Gamecocks' Felder dropped

Assault charges against suspended South Carolina guard Rakym Felder have been dismissed. He had been charged with third-degree assault and battery stemming from a bar fight.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Recruiting update: Zion Williamson will be on an unofficial visit to Clemson on Saturday. He will be in attendance for the Auburn at Clemson football game tomorrow night. Zion's mother Sharonda Sampson told ESPN. Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, UCLA and many others are pursuing the nation's no.2 prospect.

Notable departures in SEC hoops (0:57)
'It's going to be a historical year for the SEC' (3:58)
SEC coaches preview men's basketball season (4:58)
SEC announces 2018.Men's Basketball schedule (1:08)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.0Tied-189th
Rebounds Per Game40.0Tied-87th
Assists Per Game15.0Tied-123rd
Points Allowed60.629th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record4-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8