Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: Clowney earns first of likely many post-season honors; women's basketball ranked No. 24 entering tonight's game; volleyball's Thevenin earns SEC honors; Bruce Ellington update from Coach Martin; Facebook Fan of the Week; golfer NeSmith makes history; vote for Cocky in the Capital One Mascot Challenge; and more!
Football. Clowney Named to AFCA All-America Team
Women's Basketball. No. 24 Gamecocks Host Drexel Wednesday Night
Men's Basketball. Gamecocks Travel To St. John's For SEC/BIG EAST Challenge
Men's Golf. NeSmith Named Rolex Player of the Year
Men's Tennis. Goffi Inks Top-Rated Signees for 2013-14
Volleyball. Gamecocks Bring Aboard Three for 2013
Volleyball. Juliette Thevenin Earns Second-Team All-SEC Nod
Swimming & Diving. Gamecocks Ranked No. 13 In Endless Pools Top 25
VOTE FOR COCKY
Undefeated Cocky is in the playoffs! For the first round he's facing off again with Michigan State's Sparty. 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: Thompson's run personifies Gamecocks' Golden Age of football (Anderson Independent Mail)
Football: SEC players of the week (ESPN SEC Blog)
Football: Gamecocks Numbers Of The Season (ABCColumbia.com)
Football/Men's Basketball: WR Ellington working out with SC basketball team (MyrtleBeachOnline.com)
FROM THE OTHER SIDE
Women's Basketball: Women's Basketball Heads to South Carolina (DrexelDragons.com)
GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS
Football: Falcons' Robinson plays on the edge (Fox Sports Tennessee)
Keep up with updates on Gamecocks in the NFL here.
Fans are having fun with the rivalry - especially when the Gamecocks are enjoying a four-game winning streak!
SPURS UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
Facebook Fan of the Week: Sophia Morago
This Week's Home Events: Men's Hoops Next to Face Clemson
Pre-Game Photos - South Carolina at Clemson
"Inside The Chart" with Andy Demetra - November 23
Frank Martin Comments on New Signees
Photos: Softball Stadium Progress Continues
Walker Changes Number to Honor Teammate
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Get to know South Carolina Women's Basketball sophomore guard Tina Roy in her Gamecock Spotlight. Watch more Gamecock Spotlights on our student-athletes here!
Sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been named to the AFCA All-America team. Clowney leads the nation in tackles for loss with 21.5 this season, and is tied for first with 13 sacks. He is a finalist for the Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award.
Men's golf freshman Matt NeSmith was recently named the Rolex Player of the Year at the Rolex Junior All-America Awards Banquet. NeSmith became the first player in AJGA history to win the Rolex Tournament of Champions and the Polo Golf Junior Classic in the same season. He won the Polo Junior Golf Classic last fall by winning the championship match 4 and 3, then claimed a four-shot victory in the Tournament of Champions in June. NeSmith has had a stellar start to his Gamecock career. He posted an average of 74.33 in four tournament appearances this fall and recorded three top-20 finishes.
FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY
Today's fan photo was sent to us by Craig Hardee with the caption "Brotherly Love 364 Days a year!" Craig, on the right, is a 1999 South Carolina graduate while his brother Trent, on the left, is a 1997 Clemson graduate! Here they are showing their school pride at the Clemson-Carolina game!
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!