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This Week's Home Events: Basketball Beginning, Volleyball Ending, Football vs. The Citadel

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THIS WEEK IN GAMECOCK COUNTRY...

One home season begins while one comes to an end this week. Women's Basketball plays their home opener vs. Alabama A&M Monday night at 7:00 p.m. while Volleyball will play their final home matches this weekend against Auburn and Georgia. You can also join Women's Basketball on the road this week for a fan bus trip to Clemson on Thursday. Men's Soccer will host the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, taking on Wake Forest here at Stone Stadium. Football will play their second to last home game vs. The Citadel on Saturday. Sunday will be a busy day at Carolina as we host a basketball double header with the women taking on Penn State at 3:00 p.m. and the men facing Tennessee State at 6:00 p.m.

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Women's Basketball opens home play this week behind pre-season All-SEC guards La'Keisha Sutton and Ieasia Walker


Monday, November  14, 2011

Men's Soccer NCAA Selection Show Watch Party - 4:30 p.m.
-Join the team at Buffalo Wild Wings at 4500 Devine St to watch the NCAA Tournament selection show. Team will arrive around 4:15 p.m.
*Update - Monday, 4:45 p.m.: South Carolina will host Wake Forest on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. See below.

Women's Basketball vs. Alabama A&M - 7:00 p.m.
-Official team posters and schedule cards
-Play Basketball Bingo for a chance to win a Coach Staley bobble head
*Home Opener! The Gamecocks opened the season on the road last Friday with a 71-52 win over Illinois
*Game Notes


Thursday, November 17, 2011

NCAA Tournament First Round: Men's Soccer vs. Wake Forest - 7:00 p.m.
-Bracket announced Monday at 4:30 p.m. More information to come!

Fan Bus Trip: Women's Basketball vs. Clemson - 7:00 p.m.

-Travel with the Gamecocks as they take on Clemson University
-$35 fee includes roundtrip luxury motor coach transportation, boxed lunch, and a game ticket
-Bus will depart from Carolina Coliseum (Park Street side) at 3:30 p.m.
-For more information, please contact Dianne Palmer at (803) 777-0371


Friday, November 18, 2011

Volleyball vs. Auburn  - 7:00 p.m.
-Senior Night - bid farewell to departing seniors!
-High School Night
-First 100 fans receive a Bojangles' gift card
-Facebook Friday- Show the coupon from the Volleyball fan page for a prize
*Due to events at the Colonial Life Arena and Koger Center Friday night, free parking for volleyball will be limited. Free parking can be found after 6:00 p.m. at the metered spots on the street or across Blossom Street at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center. Coliseum and Colonial Life Arena lots AD2, AD3, AD4, AD5, and FS5 will operate as $10 per vehicle and the Discovery Garage will operate as $5 per vehicle.


Saturday, November 19, 2011

Football vs. The Citadel - 12:00 p.m.
-Military Appreciation Day including special halftime presentation
-This game is sold out and will be televised throughout South Carolina on a pay-per-view basis
-Click here to bid on pre-game field passes, halftime field passes, and/or a pre-game tour at the game!


Sunday,  November 20, 2011

Volleyball vs. Georgia - 1:30 p.m.
-Fan Appreciation Day- First 100 fans receive rally towels
-Faculty Appreciation Day- Show faculty/staff ID for a prize
-Twitterific Sunday- Mention @GamecockVolley on gameday for a prize
-Post-match autographs

Women's Basketball vs. Penn State - 3:00 p.m.
-Official team posters and schedule cards
-Play Basketball Bingo for a chance to win a Coach Staley bobble head

Men's Basketball vs. Tennessee State - 6:00 p.m.
-Official team posters and schedule cards



Gamecocks on the Road:
Men's Basketball at Elon - Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. TV: SportSouth

Swimming & Diving - Nike Cup Invitational, Chapel Hill, NC. Thurs.-Sat.

Women's Soccer at Stanford - NCAA Tournament Second Round - Friday, 10:00 p.m. ET


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