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South Carolina falls 66-64 at No. 23 Baylor

South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell got off two desperate shots while trying to score a tying basket in the final 4 seconds at No. 23 Baylor. Michael Carrera then grabbed a rebound and went back up, drawing contact - and a whistle - at the same time the buzzer sounded. After a lengthy video review, officials determined that the game was over, and Baylor had a 66-64 victory...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin doesn’t do excuses

South Carolina Gamecocks basketball coach Frank Martin didn’t fashion a 117-54 record over five years at Kansas State after spending 16 years as a high school coach and seven as a college assistant by making excuses. He wears his work ethic on the sideline and that type of workmanship is part of the culture he is trying to create in his first year at South Carolina. This is why...
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January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

South Carolina 82, LSU 73

Michael Carrera's 23 points led four South Carolina players in double figures as the Gamecocks defeated LSU 80-73 in overtime Wednesday night to give first-year coach Frank Martin his first Southeastern Conference victory. Carrera scored 21 points after halftime, including 10 in overtime, when the Gamecocks (11-5, 1-2) outscored the Tigers 13-4. Brenton Williams added 16 points...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Gamecocks take out Jacksonville 91-74

Freshman Michael Carrera leads the way with 17 points to help the Gamecocks defeat the Dolphins 91-74. South Carolina rode the hot shooting of the Gamecocks behind the three-point line for their sixth victory of the season.
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

South Carolina 91, Jacksonville 74

Michael Carrera scored 17 points and Brian Richardson added a season-high 16 as South Carolina snapped a two-game losing streak with a 91-74 victory over Jacksonville Friday night. The Gamecocks led 57-30 at halftime behind 13 points apiece for Richardson and Carrera. South Carolina (6-3) shot 71.9 percent (23 of 32) from the field and made 6 of 7 3-pointers for its highest scoring...
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December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Efficiency Ratings: Missouri State

Gamecock Anthem will track the efficiency of the team all season long to help fans track how efficient each player has been game-by-game. Michael Carrera returned after missing three games to help lead the Gamecocks in Puerto Rico in a 74-67 overtime win over Missouri State. Check out to see just how efficient the freshman was.
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Gamecocks top Missouri State in OT

Michael Carrera returned from injury Saturday and hit a three-pointer as time expired to send the game into overtime and South Carolina took over from there, winning 74-67 in the Hoops For Hope Classic in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. LaShay Page scored 22 and Brian Richardson had 14 to lead the Gamecocks
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

South Carolina 74, Missouri St. 67

LeShay Page scored 22 points and Michael Carrera added 18 to lead South Carolina to a 74-67 win against Missouri State in overtime Saturday in a semifinal at the Hoops for Hope Classic. Page was 6 of 11 from the field and led the team with six rebounds. Carrera was 6 of 7 from the field and made five rebounds. Brian Richardson added 14, including four from 3-point range, as the...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Carolina completes comeback in OT

Michael Carrera provided the early spark, LaShay Page brought them back in the second half, and Brenton Williams put it away in the end as South Carolina overcame a 17 point deficit early in the second half to come away with an 82-75 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sunday afternoon in Frank Martin's official debut as coach.
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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