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2016 Schedule
3rd in SEC
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6dC.L. Brown

What college hoops teams learned on overseas trips

It's not a vacation: Teams get to go abroad once every four years, so they better get something out of it. What did each traveling squad learn this summer? We go through the list.


Watch: Former college stars play for $2 million

Overseas Elite, a team comprised primarily of former college stars playing professionally in other countries trails underdog Team Colorado 46-36 at halftime in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament. Can Elite make a comeback with $2 million on the line? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

South Carolina takes over SEC Network

The 24-hour South Carolina marathon begins at midnight on SEC Network. Among the great Gamecocks games being replayed on Friday are the 1997 basketball victory over Kentucky, the 2010 College World Series and the 2011 football win vs. rival Clemson. Full schedule

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40dJeff Goodman

SEC stability: Is Kentucky John Calipari's last job?

The NBA will keep calling John Calipari. But will he ever answer? Don't count on it. He's a fixture in Lexington. Our stability rankings look at who else is solid in the SEC and who isn't so set.

Will Gamecocks get another tourney win?

South Carolina hasn't won an NCAA tournament game since 1973 and agonizingly missed the Dance this season. Will the streak stop next March? Teams with tourney struggles (Insider)

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124dJeff Borzello

Ex-Delaware G Holden transferring to S. Carolina

Kory Holden, the No. 2 available transfer in ESPN's rankings after averaging 17.7 points last season for Delaware, is transferring to South Carolina.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Delaware transfer Kory Holden has committed to South Carolina, he told ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Delaware transfer Kory Holden tells ESPN he is down to three schools: Baylor, Virginia Tech, South Carolina. 17.7 PPG. Will sit next season and have two years of eligibility. He's No. 2 in our transfer rankings.


Seth Emerson, Frank Martin, Jacob Eason

Paul is joined by Seth Emerson of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and South Carolina coach Frank Martin to discuss the Gamecock's accidental tournament invite.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Delaware transfer Kory Holden is down to five: Kansas, Baylor, Virginia Tech, South Carolina, Seton Hall.

Finebaum's Final Thought: NCAA mishaps (2:03)
Big deal NCAA errantly told South Carolina they made tourney? (2:30)

NCAA told South Carolina it was in tourney

The NCAA VP of men's basketball championships said in a statement: "Unfortunately, during the selection show a junior men's basketball staff member mistakenly sent a text to a member of the University of South Carolina athletics department staff via an app we used for the first time during the 2016 tournament. The text was supposed to go to all teams, congratulating them for making the tournament. Regrettably, a text meant for another institution went to South Carolina instead."

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

South Carolina coach Frank Martin told ESPN,"Even though the disappointment with being left out will never leave me I am past all that. I appreciate their honesty, transparency and understanding of everyone at a South Carolina "

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.9Tied-111th
Rebounds Per Game41.015th
Assists Per Game13.3Tied-185th
Points Allowed69.0Tied-102nd

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record4-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8