Basketball

  Double-doubles by Jones, Dibba lead CCU past Georgia Southern, 65-55

The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team ended the home portion of the 2020-21 season with a come-from-behind 65-55 win over Georgia Southern Sunday afternoon in men’s Sun Belt Conference action at the HTC Center.

Davis leads No. 21 Tennessee over No. 2 South Carolina

Bailey leads No. 19 Tennessee over South Carolina, 93-73

Clemson pauses team activities due to COVID-19

Simms, Honor’s late 3 help Clemson beat Georgia Tech 74-72

Henderson, No. 1 South Carolina defeat Missouri 77-62

Blount scores 30 in Coastal’s 72-58 loss to App State

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Petty, No. 11 Alabama hold off South Carolina 81-78

Bueckers takes over in OT to lift No. 2 UConn past top-ranked Gamecocks

South Alabama scores come-from-behind win over Coastal Carolina, 61-56

Chants fall on Saturday at South Alabama, 70-66

Stewart helps carry Mississippi State past South Carolina

South Alabama hits 19 threes, Coastal women fall to the Jags, 95-75

Simms, Honor lead Clemson past Syracuse in 78-61 romp

Tigers win second straight behind sharp shooting.

Cold-shooting Chants fall at South Alabama, 71-65

The Chants were cold from the field, only connecting on 33% of shots.

Staley embraces double duty coaching Team USA, Carolina hoops

Dawn Staley leads Team USA practices while prepping her Carolina camp for a test at UConn on Monday.

Coastal men lose on late three-pointer at Georgia Southern, 61-58

DeVante’ Jones scored a game-high 27 points, but it was not enough as Coastal Carolina fell 61-58 at Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon in a Sun Belt Conference game.

CCU men pick up first road win of the season, 79-62 over Georgia Southern

Saxton posts double-double as No. 4 South Carolina beat No. 21 Miss. St.

Coastal Carolina postpones women’s basketball games due to COVID-19 protocols

Simms leads Clemson to 54-50 victory over No. 25 Louisville

Bryant, defense help South Carolina beat Georgia 83-59

CCU guard DeVante’ Jones named to Mid-Season Lou Henson Award watch list

CCU guard DeVante’ Jones named Sun Belt Player of the Week

Jones led the Chanticleers to back-to-back come-from-behind wins over Troy this past weekend. He averaged 23.5 points per game while shooting over 56 percent (13-of-23) from the field including a solid 63 percent (5-for-8) on his three-point attempts and 94 percent (16-of-17) at the free throw line.

Chanticleer women lose second-straight on the road at Troy

The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team dropped an 84-53 decision to the Troy Trojans on Saturday afternoon in Sun Belt Conference play in Troy, Ala.

Red-hot Florida State routs No. 20 Clemson 80-61

Tigers fall behind again in third consecutive loss.

  Dibba’s key baskets lift Coastal to 70-65 win over Troy

DeVante’ Jones scored 17 points and Ebrima Dibba hit two key baskets in the final 14 seconds as Coastal Carolina hung on for a 70-65 win over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game Saturday afternoon at the HTC Center.

South Carolina Falls to Auburn, 109-86

Auburn put up its most points in a Southeastern Conference road win in program history.

Coastal Women’s Basketball falls on road at Troy

The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team got off to a slow start on Friday, Jan. 22, against the Troy Trojans and dropped a 104-59 decision on the road in Sun Belt Conference play.

  Jones’ 30 points leads CCU to comeback victory over Troy

Coastal Carolina’s star, DeVante’ Jones, shined the brightest when it counted the most, scoring 24 of his game-high 30 points in the second half to lead the Chanticleers to a come-from-behind 90-81 win over Sun Belt Conference foe Troy on Friday night at the HTC Center.

Boston posts historic triple-double as No. 4 Gamecocks roll past No. 22 Georgia

Aliyah Boston posts 16 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 blocks to record the first-ever triple-double in SEC play for the Gamecocks.

CCU women’s basketball to make up game at Georgia State

The Chants were originally scheduled to play the Panthers earlier this month.

Georgia Tech routs No. 20 Clemson 83-65; 3 players score 20

Georgia Tech returned from a 17-day layoff with one of its most impressive showings of the season, routing No. 20 Clemson 83-65 as three players scored more than 20 points Wednesday night.

Tilmon leads efficient No. 19 Missouri past South Carolina

Tilmon, who came in shooting a Southeastern Conference-leading 74% from the floor, improved on that mark by going 8 of 11. Missouri (9-2, 3-2 SEC) had its best shooting performance overall at 58.3%.

‘I still can’t believe it’: Gamecock hoops legend Wilson in awe of statue

While the statue captures the reigning WNBA MVP in her element on the court as a Gamecock, it’s something that still leaves former South Carolina women's basketball star A'ja Wilson in awe.

No. 4 South Carolina, Boston beat No. 15 Arkansas 104-82

The Gamecocks current force down low took control of the things in beating the Razorbacks.

Late comeback lifts Georgia State past CCU women, 76-65

A furious comeback by Georgia State in the fourth quarter erased a career-high scoring night by Coastal Carolina sophomore guard Deaja Richardson as the Panthers scored a 76-65 women’s basketball Sun Belt Conference victory on Saturday at the HTC Center.

CCU Men’s Basketball falls at Georgia State, 71-68

The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball fell 71-68 in a back-and-forth Sun Belt Conference road tussle with Georgia State Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.

CCU Women’s Basketball drops first Sun Belt home contest

Sophomore guard Deaja Richardson scored a season-high 15 points but it wasn’t enough as Georgia State led all the way in beating Coastal Carolina 73-55 Friday night in Sun Belt Conference women’s basketball action at the HTC Center.

  CCU Men’s Basketball hits the road for single contest at Georgia State

The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team will hit the road for a Saturday contest as the Chanticleers will travel to Atlanta, Ga. to take on Georgia State on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. ET. The game at Georgia State slated for Friday night, Jan. 15, has been postponed.

Saxton has 20 points, No. 5 South Carolina routs Vandy

Gamecocks improve to 9-1

  CCU Women’s Basketball returns to the HTC Center this weekend

The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team will finally make its return to The HTC Center this Friday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. ET when the Chanticleers host Sun Belt Conference member Georgia State.

Frank Martin, 2 men’s basketball assistants will not travel to LSU for Saturday’s game

Team officials announced Thursday that Martin, assistant coach Chuck Martin, and Gamecock men’s basketball director of student-athlete development Doug Edwards will not make the trip to Baton Rouge due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

Statue of A’ja Wilson unveiled outside of Colonial Life Arena

On Thursday, a statue of A’ja Wilson was unveiled just outside of the front entrance of Colonial Life Arena.

CCU Men’s Basketball picks up ranking in latest CollegeInsider.com Poll

The Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team’s hot start has caught some national attention as CollegeInsider.com has ranked the Chanticleers 22nd in its latest Men’s Mid-Major Top 25 poll.

No. 5 South Carolina women rally past No. 10 Kentucky 75-70

The Gamecocks trailed 41-32 at halftime.

Gamecocks see another SEC contest postponed

On Thursday, the Gamecocks (3-2, 1-0) were forced to pause all team activities and postpone Saturday’s road contest against Ole Miss for the same reason.

  Green’s career-high 28 points leads CCU past South Alabama

Garrick Green got his first start of the season and the senior forward responded with a career high 28 points as Coastal Carolina led from start to finish in beating South Alabama, 83-69, in a Sun Belt Conference game Saturday afternoon at the HTC Center.

‘We’re not going to shut up and dribble’: Staley condemns Capitol riot

On Saturday, Staley reflected on what transpired on Capitol Hill earlier this week, calling it ‘domestic terrorism.’

Coastal men rally from 16-point first half deficit to defeat South Alabama

Junior standout DeVante’ Jones scored 19 of his game-high 26 points in the second half as Coastal Carolina rallied from 16 points down and pulled away in the final six minutes for a 78-65 win over South Alabama in a Sun Belt Conference game Friday night at the HTC Center.

CCU women drop Sun Belt opener at South Alabama

The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team finally returned to action after a 28-day hiatus on Friday evening, as the Chanticleers fell on the road 68-57 at South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. in the Chants’ Sun Belt Conference opener.

Clemson Men’s Basketball pauses team activity temporarily

Clemson Men’s Basketball has announced a temporary pause of all team activity after a positive COVID-19 test result and subsequent contact tracing within the program. Clemson’s Saturday game at North Carolina and Tuesday’s contest at Syracuse have been postponed.

Men’s basketball game between South Carolina, Ole Miss postponed due to COVID-19

The game was postponed due to a combination of positive tests, contact tracing, and quarantining of individuals within the South Carolina program.

Women’s basketball game between Georgia, South Carolina postponed due to COVID-19

Team officials said the decision to pause team activities was made due to a combination of a positive test result, contact tracing, and subsequent quarantining.

Gamecocks women’s basketball team goes on pause

Thursday night's game has been postponed

Lawson torches Aggies for 30 in dominant win for Gamecocks

AJ Lawson scored 19 of his 30 points to help the Gamecocks secure their third win of the year.

Simms, Honor lift No. 19 Clemson to 74-70 win over NC State

Tigers improve to 9-1

Simms’ 25 points and late heroics lift Clemson over Miami

Clemson trailed by just one point after Nick Honor’s 3-pointer with 1:05 remaining, but a Miami turnover led to Simms’ shot.

South Carolina’s SEC opener with Kentucky postponed

5th game that has been canceled or postponed since Gamecocks went on pause

CCU guard DeVante’ Jones named Sun Belt Player of the Week

Jones topped 1,000 points for his CCU career last week and scored a career-high 35 points in Coastal's win over Alice Lloyd College.

Jones scores 1,000th career point as CCU defeats Delaware State

Junior guard DeVante’ Jones scored a career-high 33 points and Coastal Carolina pulled away in the second half.

South Carolina, Clemson men’s basketball game postponed due to COVID-19

The game will be rescheduled.

Jones leads Coastal Carolina past Greensboro

Junior standout guard DeVante’ Jones scored a season-high 25 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 103-45 win over overmatched Greensboro College Saturday night at the HTC Center.

Chanticleer women defeat UNC Pembroke 66-60

Guards Tyra Brown and Alana Denson each scored in double figures and Tiara Davis made a pair of free throws in the final seconds as Coastal Carolina escaped with a come-from-behind 66-60 victory over UNC Pembroke Friday night at the HTC Center.

  Blount records double double as CCU women defeat UNC Pembroke, 67-59

Junior forward Aja Blount collected 29 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Coastal Carolina withstood a late challenge to earn a 67-59 win over UNC Pembroke Thursday night at the HTC Center.

Men’s basketball game between George Washington, South Carolina canceled due to COVID-19

This is the second game this week to be canceled for South Carolina.

Clemson locks down Maryland 67-51 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Tigers improve to 4-0

Carolina’s offense re-ignites to spark a road victory

Staley mentions facing a top-notch opponent on the road, like Iowa State, significantly contributed to its focus on the floor.

Grimes, No. 10 Houston rally for 77-67 win over Gamecocks

No. 10 Houston rallied for a 77-67 win over South Carolina.

Top-ranked Gamecocks upset at home by No. 8 NC State

The loss snaps a 29-game winning streak for Carolina dating back to last season.

Top-ranked Carolina women clutch in crunch time

The top-ranked Gamecocks (3-0) edge (21)Gonzaga, 79-72.

Carolina bounces back to upend Tulsa

Head coach Frank Martin had a good feeling his team would react the right way and play better basketball.

  CCU Men’s Basketball opens season with 117-68 win over NC Wesleyan

Newcomers DeAnthony Tipler and Essam Mostafa combined for 49 points to lead Coastal Carolina to an easy 117-68 win over North Carolina Wesleyan in the season-opener Saturday at the HTC Center.

Chants call for change with special patch this basketball season

“Chants for Change” will be stitched to the backs of players’ jerseys, according to a post on the team’s twitter account.

Carolina dominates Charleston for season-opening victory

Carolina shot 63.6% from the floor in the first half while holding Charleston to just 15.8% shooting.

Coastal Carolina finalizes nonconference schedule for men’s basketball

The Chants' schedule includes games against Wofford and North Carolina Central.

Coaches Pick Gamecocks for 2021 SEC Women’s Basketball Title

Boston on preseason 1st team

Gamecocks’ Boston named AP Preseason All-American

Last season, Boston averaged 12.5 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.

Tigers’ Simms named to All-ACC men’s basketball first team by media

The forward from Palmyra, Va., who has also been named to the 2021 Karl Malone Watch List, averaged 13 points and 7.2 rebounds per game in 30 games.

CCU guard DeVante’ Jones named preseason All-Sun Belt

Jones was named second-team All-Sun Belt last season and is the leading returning scorer in the Sun Belt after averaging 17.4 points per game a season ago. He also led the league in assists (183) and in assists per game (5.7).

Gamecocks release 2020-21 non-conference men’s basketball schedule

The South Carolina Gamecocks will begin their season on November 25.