COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Chico Carter Jr. had 16 points, including a turn-around basket with 0.9 seconds left to lift South Carolina to a 60-58 win over rival Clemson on Friday night.
The Tigers (1-1) were down nine points at the half and trailed 58-51 with less than three minutes to play.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hayden Brown scored 21 points, freshman Gregory Jackson II had 18 points and 10 rebounds in his debut and South Carolina beat South Carolina State 80-77 on Tuesday night for the first victory for coach Lamont Paris.
Mike White has an advantage over about a third of the other men's basketball coaches in the SEC this season.
He may be in a new place, but the Georgia coach is at least in the same conference.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year coach Lamont Paris didn't have to go far to find a welcome and willing resource on how to go about building a championship program at South Carolina: Gamecocks' women's coach Dawn Staley.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Lamont Paris has signed five-star recruit and one-time North Carolina commitment, Gregory “GG” Jackson.
The 6-foot-9, 210-pound Jackson was considered one of the top prospects for the 2023 recruiting class.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Lamont Paris has added UNLV assistant Tim Buckley to complete his men's basketball staff.
Buckley's one-year contract worth $350,000 was approved by the school's Board of Trustees on Thursday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — New South Carolina men's basketball coach Lamont Paris has brought two of his assistants from Chattanooga to the Gamecocks.
On Friday, the school's board of trustees approved the hiring of Tanner Bronson, who was Paris' top assistant at Chattanooga and worked there from 2017-22.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The number of South Carolina players returning from last year's men's basketball players continues continues to shrink, leaving the program before they see what new coach Lamont Paris can do.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's leading scorer Jermaine Couisnard has entered the NCAA transfer portal, a day after the Gamecocks hired Lamont Paris as the team's new men's basketball coach.
Lamont Paris believes he's the perfect coach to bring South Carolina back to the NCAA Tournament. And he plans to do it in a hurry.
Paris' was hired Thursday, given a five-year deal worth $12 million and a mandate to take the Gamecocks to the Big Dance, where they've been just twice since 1998.