Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: football schedule for 2013 finalized; Ridenour honored with SEC Diver of the Week; men's golf wins first tournament title in three years; men's basketball wins exhibition game; basketball season ticket sales surpass last year; highlights from Saturday's football game; vote for Cocky in the Capital One Mascot Challenge; Happy Halloween and more!
Football. Gamecocks Practice Tuesday
Baseball. Baseball Announces 2013 Schedule
Men's Basketball. Gamecocks Defeat Kentucky Wesleyan 68-67
Men's Basketball. Men's Basketball Injury Report
Swimming & Diving. Ridenour Named SEC Diver Of The Week
Track & Field. Ready. Set. Rewind: Lisa Barber
General News. Neworking Seminar Feature Video
VOTE FOR COCKY
Cocky is 8-0 and the only undefeated mascot! He maintained his perfect record with a win over the popular Oregon Duck last week and is taking on new SEC opponent Truman the Tiger from Missouri this week. Vote for Cocky daily in the Capital One Mascot Challenge! Go to http://www.capitalonebowl.com/vote or use the #CapitalOneCocky hashtag on Twitter to cast your vote.
GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB
Football: Marcus Lattimore's injury makes you look past the great player and see a great person (CBSSports.com)
Football: Lattimore hyperextended right knee (ESPN.com)
Football: Tweets of Respect for Marcus Lattimore (SEC Sports)
Football: Clowney's big-play ability ices Gamecocks win over Vols (LindysSports.com)
Men's Basketball: College Basketball Preview - Southeastern Conference (Chicago Tribune)
FROM THE OTHER SIDE
Women's Soccer: Texas A&M To Face South Carolina In SEC Soccer Quarterfinals (KBTX.com)
GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS
Football: Falcons look like NFL's scariest team (ESPN Playbook)
*John Abraham and Dunta Robinson
Football: Fundamentals: Vikings trying to clean up their act (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
*Jasper Brinkley quoted
Congrats to Frank Martin and the Men's Basketball team on their win last night! Looking forward to seeing what the team has in store for the rest of the season!
The Gamecocks win!!!!! Way to start off the Frank Martin era! #gamecocks-- Neel Dhere (@Neel_Dhere) October 31, 2012
SPURS UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
This Week's Home Events: #HoopsTakeover Time
"Inside The Chart" with Andy Demetra - October 27, 2012
Pre-Game & Fan Photos - South Carolina vs. Tennessee
Rice Athletics Center Sparkles in Athletics Village (Photos)
Video, Photos, Recap: Coaches Attend SEC Basketball Media Day
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Check out the highlights from South Carolina's win over Tennessee 38-35 on Oct. 27, 2012. Full recap from the game can be found here!
Men's Basketball defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 68-67 in exhibition play on Tuesday at the Colonial Life Arena. Junior guard Brenton Williams scored the go-ahead basket with just under three seconds on the clock to give the Gamecocks the win. Williams led the Gamecocks in scoring, with 22 points, while senior forward Lakeem Jackson registered a double-double with 13 points and 10 boards. Freshman forward Michael Carrera added 12 points and seven rebounds, going to the line 13 times, converting 10. As a team, South Carolina shot 38 free throws, making 27 of them.
South Carolina senior Rylan Ridenour was named the SEC Male Diver of the Week on Tuesday. Ridenour won the honor after sweeping the boards in last Friday's loss to top-ranked Florida. In his first meet of 2012, Ridenour cruised to a win on the 1-meter board with a score of 359.35, finishing 60.05 points ahead of the nearest Florida diver. Ridenour then won the 3-meter competition with a score of 396.60, besting the closest Gator by 48.37 points.
FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY
Today's fan photo was sent to us by Matt Torres, just in time for Halloween! Here's the pumpkin his wife Laura carved in honor of the Gamecocks and Marcus Lattimore! Send in your Halloween-themed photos to be added to our album on Facebook.
Send in your own fan photo submissions to GamecockAthletics@gmail.com. Include your name and any backstory. Some of the best submissions include Gamecock gear and showing your spurs!