Posts Tagged South Carolina

Bagnoli ends ‘sabbatical’ to take on challenge of Columbia

NEW YORK (AP) — To get an idea of how peculiar it is for Al Bagnoli to become Columbia football coach three months after retiring as the coach at Penn, think of it this way: What if Steve Spurrier, one of the most successful coaches in Southeastern Conference history, stepped down at South Carolina and then decided a few months later to coach Vanderbilt?

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Welch’s 19 points lead No. 2 Gamecocks to 71-66 victory

Tennessee forward Bashaara Graves, left, drives to the basket as South Carolina center Elem Ibiam, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee to remain perfect in Southeastern Conference play, 71-66 Monday night.

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