South Carolina will take over the SEC Network on Wednesday, July 19, with 24 hours of Gamecocks programming. For the third consecutive year, the SEC Network is allowing each school to program 24 hours of content with re-airs of classic games and university-focused programs as part of the SEC Network Takeover.
If you cannot watch live, set your DVR and check out this year’s South Carolina lineup.
12 a.m. – 2 a.m. South Carolina Baseball at Vanderbilt – May 15, 2014
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. South Carolina Beach Volleyball vs. Mercer/#11 Grand Canyon – March 11, 2017
3 a.m. – 5 a.m. South Carolina Men’s Soccer vs #12 Kentucky – Nov. 4, 2016
5 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. #12 South Carolina Football at Georgia – September 10, 2011
7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. South Carolina Men’s Basketball vs. #25 Michigan – November 23, 2016
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. South Carolina Volleyball vs. Clemson – September 4, 2016
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. South Carolina Women’s Basketball in SEC Tour. Championship – March 5, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. South Carolina Softball vs. #1/#2 Florida State – April 14, 2017
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. University of South Carolina: No Limits
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Gamecock Insider
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Gamecock Great Play - “The Hit”
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. South Carolina Football vs. #18 Tennessee – October 29, 2016
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. South Carolina Men’s Basketball vs. Duke in NCAA Tournament – March 19, 2017
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. South Carolina Women’s Basketball National Championship Game – April 2, 2017
10 p.m. – 12 a.m. #2 South Carolina Women’s Soccer vs. #17 Florida – October 16, 2016
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12 a.m. – 2 a.m.: Baseball – May 15, 2014
South Carolina at #9 Vanderbilt
Spoiler Alert: South Carolina rallied late twice in a dramatic 4-3 victory in 10 innings that would help the Gamecocks take two out of three from No. 9 ranked Vanderbilt in Nashville. Max Schrock delivered a two-out RBI single to tie the game in the ninth inning, and Joey Pankake belted a solo home run in the top of the tenth for what would be the game-winner.
“I was just looking for something out over the plate that I could elevate, and I got it,” Pankake recalled. “It just barely got out. It was one of the more memorable moments I’ve had, personally.”
2 a.m. – 3 a.m.: Beach Volleyball – March 11, 2017
South Carolina vs. Mercer and #11 Grand Canyon
Spoiler Alert: No. 15 South Carolina opens its home season with back-to-back wins over Mercer and No. 11 Grand Canyon to improve to 6-0 in a season that would see the Gamecocks advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time in the four-year history of the beach volleyball program.
“We have been knocking on the door and matches with teams like Grand Canyon are season-defining opportunities,” Head Coach Moritz Moritz said.
3 a.m. – 5 a.m.: Men’s Soccer – November 4, 2016
South Carolina vs #12 Kentucky
Spoiler Alert:: Sophomore Andre Streete’s first career goal was memorable as he scored the go-ahead game-winner in the 86th minute after heading in a corner kick by senior Danny Deakin in South Carolina’s 2-1 upset of No. 12 Kentucky.
“He had just missed a really good chance right before that,” recalled head coach Mark Berson. “The second one came in, and he nailed it. It was an important win for our team, because it was helpful to our RPI and getting us in to the [NCAA] tournament.”
5 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.: Football – September 10, 2011
#12 South Carolina at Georgia
Spoiler Alert: In a high-scoring contest in Athens that featured seven lead changes, No. 12 South Carolina knocks off Georgia 45-42, thanks to big plays from Marcus Lattimore, Alshon Jeffery, Melvin Ingram, Antonio Allen, and Jadeveon Clowney.
“To win games you have to finish in all three phases -- defense, offense and special teams,” junior wide receiver Alshon Jeffery said after the game.
7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.: Men’s Basketball – November 23, 2016
South Carolina vs. #25 Michigan
Spoiler Alert: An early sign of great things to come for the Gamecocks as South Carolina hands No. 25 Michigan its first loss of the season thanks to a stifling defense and Sindarius Thornwell’s 21 points and 10 rebounds.
“That was the confidence builder that our team needed early in the season,” Head Coach Frank Martin said. “It reaffirmed to our guys that we could be a very good basketball team.”
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Volleyball – September 4, 2016
South Carolina vs. Clemson
Spoiler Alert: South Carolina got off to its best start since 2012 with a thrilling 3-1 win over the arch rivals from the Upstate with a program-record 2,041 fans on hand to watch.
“That was a huge win for a couple of different reasons,” said head coach Scott Swanson. “It was a record-setting attendance day. We were in a battle with our huge in-state rival. It gave us a lot of confidence, and put us one-step closer to the Palmetto Series championship. It’s always great to beat Clemson, and it helped solidify an undefeated pre-season (non-conference) record.”
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Women’s Basketball – March 5, 2017
#5 South Carolina vs. #6 Mississippi State in SEC Tournament Championship
Spoiler Alert: A strong fourth quarter propels South Carolina to its third straight SEC Tournament Championship with a 59-49 win over Mississippi State.
“During the timeout, coach pointed at her chest. It means heart. That's what it comes down to,” junior forward A’ja Wilson said after the game.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Softball – April 14, 2017
South Carolina vs. #2/#1 Florida State
Spoiler Alert: South Carolina defeats a No. 1 ranked team for the first time since 2002 in a game that would help the Gamecocks surge in the second half of the season and into the NCAA Tournament for the fifth straight year.
“I liked the way my team came out aggressive at the plate,” Head Coach Beverly Smith said after the game. “We put a lot of hits on an excellent pitching staff. I'm proud of their fight. My players were fearless.”
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.: University of South Carolina: No Limits
Spoiler Alert – Find out more about what makes the University of South Carolina so great.
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Gamecock Insider
Spoiler Alert: South Carolina’s official athletics magazine television show gives you an inside look at Gamecocks Athletics.
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.: “The Hit”
Spoiler Alert: Like most Gamecock fans, you can’t get tired of seeing Jadeveon Clowney’s big hit in the 2013 Outback Bowl against Michigan.
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Football – October 29, 2016
South Carolina vs. #18 Tennessee
Spoiler Alert: Freshmen Jake Bentley and Rico Dowdle put up nice numbers on offense, and JaMarcus King led the defense with a pair of interceptions to lead South Carolina in upending No. 18 Tennessee 24-21 at Williams-Brice Stadium.
“It was a credible win over a top-20 team at home,” Head Coach Will Muschamp said. “The crowd atmosphere was awesome that night – as good as I’ve been around.”
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Men’s Basketball – March 19, 2017
South Carolina vs. Duke
Spoiler Alert: South Carolina advances to its first Sweet Sixteen in the current NCAA Tournament format by scoring 65 second half points in the 88-81 victory over second-seeded Duke.
“The end of the Duke game was a powerful moment for our program and our state,” Head Coach Frank Martin said. “Understanding some of the challenges that we had to overcome to be allowed to host NCAA Tournament games in our state once again, and for us personally as a program, it validated, in our locker room, the five years of hard work and sacrifice that everyone who’s been a part of our program had put forward.”
8 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Women’s Basketball – April 2, 2017
#3 South Carolina vs. #7 Mississippi State in the National Championship game
Spoiler Alert: A’ja Wilson and Allisha Gray tallied double-doubles to help South Carolina win the program's first National Championship in the 67-55 victory over Mississippi State.
“I never gave up on winning a national championship, no matter how hard it was,” Head Coach Dawn Staley said after the game.
10 p.m. – 12 a.m.: Women’s Soccer – October 16, 2016
#2 South Carolina vs. #17 Florida
Spoiler Alert: Senior Chelsea Drennan drilled a penalty kick in overtime to lift the Gamecocks to a 1-0 win over the Gators as South Carolina would remain undefeated in SEC play and later go on to win the regular season championship.
“At first, I thought I hit it wide,” Drennan said. “Then I thought it was going to hit the post. Then it went in.”
* Institutions are limited in the number of NCAA postseason broadcasts they are permitted to re-air due to broadcast rights from of other networks.