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Justin McKie was sure he was injured.
Whatever the atmosphere was on Friday night, it was unexpected, mostly because no one thought SC would be through to a regional final, let alone a Sweet 16.
"They told me that's what they had, " Thornwell told The Post. "Your muscle is just building", he said. The same goes for fellow senior guards Sindarius Thornwell and Duane Notice. I wish they were all like the other night. If the defense holds up, and SEC Player of the Year Sindaruis Thornwell plays a good game, the Gamecocks will find themselves with a trip to the Final Four. You haven't met this group of Gamecocks. Florida's defense collapsed on him, so he took the assist instead, flipping the ball back to Maik Kotsar, who drilled the jumper to give the Gamecocks a four-point margin. "We control their offense".
Baylor guard Ishmail Wainright (24) walks off the court after losing to SC in an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in NY. But at SC, that chance was about as likely as the Cubs winning the World Series.
They said goodbye with a resounding thud after going 0-fer from 3-point range in the second half of Sunday's 77-70 loss to SC.
It all comes together to just show the resolve that the conference has in making this conference a better one in the sport.
Looks like all of us true believers who said the future was bright for SEC basketball were right. "They didn't call any in the second half, and that's pretty much how it went down the stretch".
The seventh-seeded Gamecocks used a 14-0 run to take a 29-15 lead over Baylor late in the first half in an East Region semifinal. They don't hide their aggressiveness.
South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell squirms and shakes his head slightly the Gamecocks are referred to as a one-man team. Frank Martin got there once with Kansas State and fell short in 2010, but he's patiently built the Carolina program to this point in his five years in Columbia.
"They're super physical. They pressure a lot, deny a lot of passes". "We have to guard them too".
The following year, Thornwell, Notice and McKie arrived on campus.
Yet when Thornwell chose the Gamecocks over the likes of Indiana, Louisville and Syracuse, he couldn't even get a prized number. "But I want to say it's going to be two in there". "We lost a whole bunch of games and I didn't know if it was for me". "I guess we'll see". On the other side of the bracket, the Oregon Ducks, who ousted Kansas on Saturday, await the victor of Kentucky and North Carolina. "Sometimes it's hard to get in a rhythm or hard to get in a flow".
No team from the state of SC has seen that Promised Land. They lift and run, pound shakes and protein bars, then lift some more.
They are Cinderella in bib overalls and work boots. "Our of words. Just extremely proud of these guys". "They didn't understand it". They hugged their coach.
CBS will broadcast both games next Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium.
UNDATED (AP) - The college basketball coaching carousel continues. The trio makes up 43.9 percent of South Carolina's scoring, per HEROSports.com's Colt Kesselring.
On consecutive Sundays, UNC had its NCAA life flash before it, trailing Arkansas by five late before running off the game's last 12 points, trailing United Kingdom by five with five minutes left before scoring the next 12 and looking home until they weren't until they were. "You're up seven at halftime doing some good things".
It is not that the North Carolina Tar Heels have nightmares in which the number "47" flashes throughout their dreams. Butler has beaten a No. 1-seed in the tournament two other times (2010, Syracuse and 2011, Pittsburgh).
We should stand up and support such programs that do real good in our communities and assist our friends and neighbors. The program serves food to thousands of people, many of whom are seniors who are homebound and in need.
It's about 100 miles from London to Leicester - personally, we WOULD be surprised if he ran back to the capital after that. Schmeichel was just a boy when his dad won the Champions League in Barcelona against Bayern Munich 18 years ago.
With time running out in the first half, and Purdue hoping to cut a 5-point deficit even further, Lagerald Vick deflected a pass. He put up a dominant stat line , contributing on both ends of the floor and showing that Purdue had nothing to offer him.
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The Gamecocks held MU scoreless for almost four minutes and used a 17-2 run to take control en route to the 93-71 victory. Second, scorers had to step up help out Thornwell, the team's leading scorer and the SEC Player of the Year.
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Mangok Mathiang was the best player on the floor for Louisville against MI with his work in the paint and on the offensive glass. Pitino lamented that defense has been a Cardinals' failing all season. "Probably the weakness of our team all year was defense".
More Information For more on college basketball, follow Tom Davis on Twitter at Tom101010 and on Facebook at Thomas Davis. That is higher than the Big Ten, the Southeastern Conference and the Pac-12 (ranking fourth through sixth, respectively).
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