Top Stories

South Carolina basketball: 16 things to know for the Sweet 16 - The State;

South Carolina basketball: 16 things to know for the Sweet 16 - The State

The StateSouth Carolina basketball: 16 things to know for the Sweet 16The StateSouth Carolina Gamecocks head coach Frank Martin yells instruction to his team during the first half of their NCAA tournament second round game against Duke. Gerry Melendez [email protected] From Staff and Wire Reports. LinkedIn · Google+ ...and more »

Motley Scores 19 as Baylor Defeats USC, Moves to Sweet 16 - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth;

Motley Scores 19 as Baylor Defeats USC, Moves to Sweet 16 - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthMotley Scores 19 as Baylor Defeats USC, Moves to Sweet 16NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthTULSA, OK - MARCH 19: Johnathan Motley #5 of the Baylor Bears runs into Bennie Boatwright #25 of the USC Trojans during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BOK Center on March 19, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by ...and more »

South Carolina's Official Twitter Account Ruthlessly Trolls Duke After Upset - NESN.com;

South Carolina's Official Twitter Account Ruthlessly Trolls Duke After Upset - NESN.com

NESN.comSouth Carolina's Official Twitter Account Ruthlessly Trolls Duke After UpsetNESN.comDuke is the college basketball team everyone loves to hate, so naturally, there were a lot of happy people after South Carolina stunned the Blue Devils in the NCAA Tournament's second round. Those people probably became a lot more happy after reading ...and more »

Young Oregon Ducks gear up to face No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils in NCAA women's tournament - OregonLive.com;

Young Oregon Ducks gear up to face No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils in NCAA women's tournament - OregonLive.com

OregonLive.comYoung Oregon Ducks gear up to face No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils in NCAA women's tournamentOregonLive.comDURHAM, N.C. -- Duke has been tough to beat in NCAA Tournament games at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Oregon Ducks will try to do it with three freshman starters. "They don't know any better," Ducks coach Kelly Graves said Sunday. "It's all the same to ...and more »

From No. 1 to done: Duke looks to who stays, who leaves - WSOC Charlotte;

From No. 1 to done: Duke looks to who stays, who leaves - WSOC Charlotte

WSOC CharlotteFrom No. 1 to done: Duke looks to who stays, who leavesWSOC CharlotteDuke is facing its annual list of offseason questions - who stays, who goes - much earlier than anyone expected. The Blue Devils started the season as a favorite to win its sixth national title but instead failed to make it out of the first weekend of ...and more »

Relish the history: The South Carolina Gamecocks are going to the Sweet 16 - Garnet And Black Attack;

Relish the history: The South Carolina Gamecocks are going to the Sweet 16 - Garnet And Black Attack

Garnet And Black AttackRelish the history: The South Carolina Gamecocks are going to the Sweet 16Garnet And Black AttackA 65-point second half — the highest scoring second half in program history — helped South Carolina overcome a seven-point halftime deficit to upset the No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils 88-81 Sunday night. Typing that sentence alone is enough to make this ...and more »

Many brackets were busted over the weekend - wwlp.com;

Many brackets were busted over the weekend - wwlp.com

wwlp.comMany brackets were busted over the weekendwwlp.comThis image shows the 2017 NCAA Division I women's college basketball tournament bracket. UConn, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Baylor are the No. 1 seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament, which was announced Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo) ...and more »

Twitter reacts to, analyzes Duke's 88-81 loss to South Carolina - News & Observer;

Twitter reacts to, analyzes Duke's 88-81 loss to South Carolina - News & Observer

News & ObserverTwitter reacts to, analyzes Duke's 88-81 loss to South CarolinaNews & ObserverDuke's Grayson Allen (3) is surrounded by South Carolina's Hassani Gravett (2), Sindarius Thornwell (0) and Duane Notice (10) as he loses the basketball during the Gamecocks' 88-81 win over the Blue Devils in the second round of the NCAA tournament on ...and more »

Gamecocks win first NCAA game in 44 years - WACH.com;

Gamecocks win first NCAA game in 44 years - WACH.com

WACH.comGamecocks win first NCAA game in 44 yearsWACH.comGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Sindarius Thornwell had 29 points and 11 rebounds to help seventh-seeded South Carolina win its first NCAA Tournament game in 44 years, a 93-73 victory over Marquette to close first-round play in the East Region Friday night.and more »

Duke haters went wild after South Carolina pulled off the upset - Sports Illustrated;

Duke haters went wild after South Carolina pulled off the upset - Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedDuke haters went wild after South Carolina pulled off the upsetSports IllustratedDuke fell to South Carolina in the NCAA tournament's round of 32 on Sunday, thrilling Blue Devils haters everywhere. For many people, Duke losing is the highlight of March Madness every year. The Blue Devils were considered a favorite to win it all ...and more »

SEC basketball crashes the March Madness party - Lexington Herald Leader (blog);

SEC basketball crashes the March Madness party - Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Lexington Herald Leader (blog)SEC basketball crashes the March Madness partyLexington Herald Leader (blog)South Carolina's Chris Silva (30) celebrates with teammates after the Gamecocks defeated Duke 88-81 in a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. Rainier Ehrhardt Associated ...and more »

2017 NCAA Tournament: South Carolina helps hoops fans mercilessly mock Duke with funny website - SECcountry.com;

2017 NCAA Tournament: South Carolina helps hoops fans mercilessly mock Duke with funny website - SECcountry.com

SECcountry.com2017 NCAA Tournament: South Carolina helps hoops fans mercilessly mock Duke with funny websiteSECcountry.comNot only did the Gamecocks win their first tournament game in 44 years and then follow it up with their first-ever Sweet 16 appearance, but they did so by knocking out Duke. And that's important in garnering street cred among college basketball fans ...and more »

Sports Night: Duke, Louisville knocked out of NCAA Tournament - News3LV;

Sports Night: Duke, Louisville knocked out of NCAA Tournament - News3LV

News3LVSports Night: Duke, Louisville knocked out of NCAA TournamentNews3LVNo. 7 seed South Carolina has upset second-seeded Duke, a team some Las Vegas casinos considered the betting favorite going into the NCAA Tournament. Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points for South Carolina in the 88-81 win. The Blue Devils join ...and more »

Blame Coach K For Duke's Complete Failure This Season - The Big Lead;

Blame Coach K For Duke's Complete Failure This Season - The Big Lead

The Big LeadBlame Coach K For Duke's Complete Failure This SeasonThe Big LeadDuke and coach Mike Krzyzewski were a massive failure this year. There is no way around it, the Hall of Fame coach and his absurdly talented team came nowhere close to living up to their potential. An uneven, wildly disappointing season came to an end ...and more »

Kennard facing decision to stay at Duke or turn pro - Dayton Daily News;

Kennard facing decision to stay at Duke or turn pro - Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily NewsKennard facing decision to stay at Duke or turn proDayton Daily NewsGREENVILLE, SC - MARCH 19: Luke Kennard #5 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts on the sideline in the second half against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness ...and more »

March Madness bettors lose as underdogs have their day - Las Vegas Review-Journal;

March Madness bettors lose as underdogs have their day - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalMarch Madness bettors lose as underdogs have their dayLas Vegas Review-JournalDuke head coach Mike Krzyzewski shouts at his team during the first half Sunday against South Carolina in Greenville, South Carolina. Duke lost busting countless brackets but also knocking out a ton of futures tickets on the Blue Devils. (Chuck Burton/AP).and more »

South Carolina knocks Duke out of the NCAA Tournament - WCVB Boston;

South Carolina knocks Duke out of the NCAA Tournament - WCVB Boston

WCVB BostonSouth Carolina knocks Duke out of the NCAA TournamentWCVB BostonA Gamecocks program known largely — and mocked often by some — for its back-to-back NIT championships in 2005 and 2006 is now heading to the world's most famous arena as part of the NCAA's Sweet 16. They are making their first appearance in the ...and more »

Jadeveon Clowney among those who saw South Carolina shock Duke - Gridiron Now;

Jadeveon Clowney among those who saw South Carolina shock Duke - Gridiron Now

Gridiron NowJadeveon Clowney among those who saw South Carolina shock DukeGridiron NowWhen your school knocks Duke out of the NCAA tournament, you celebrate. Just ask Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney, the former South Carolina star who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, had one of the best seats in the house Sunday in ...and more »

Scott Davis: This is Us - Rivals.com (press release);

Scott Davis: This is Us - Rivals.com (press release)

Rivals.com (press release)Scott Davis: This is UsRivals.com (press release)GamecockCentral.com columnist Scott Davis, who has followed USC sports for more than 30 years, provides commentary from the perspective of a Gamecocks fan. You can follow Scott on Twitter at @scdonfire. This weekend belongs to all of us now.and more »

Coach K tells Frank Martin he is 'building something special at South Carolina' - SECcountry.com;

Coach K tells Frank Martin he is 'building something special at South Carolina' - SECcountry.com

SECcountry.comCoach K tells Frank Martin he is 'building something special at South Carolina'SECcountry.comGREENVILLE, S.C. — As the Gamecocks ran to the corner of the court Sunday night, Frank Martin walked away from the celebration to shake Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's hand at halfcourt. And there the legendary Duke coach had some positive words for ...and more »