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TeMarcus Blanton
TeMarcus  Blanton

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Locust Grove, Ga.

High School:
Luella

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 206

Position:
G

Experience:
1VL

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

01/08/2015

Three Different Paths Bond Gamecock Freshmen

03/23/2017

South Carolina Sweet 16 Practice

Photos from the men's basketball practice on March 23, 2017 prior to the Sweet 16 game against Baylor.

01/24/2017

South Carolina vs. Auburn

Jan. 24, 2017

01/14/2017

South Carolina vs. Ole Miss

Jan. 14, 2017

02/24/2016

South Carolina 84, Tennessee 58

Photos from Tennessee @ South Carolina on February 24, 2016.


2016-17 (R-SOPHOMORE)
SEC Academic Honor Roll

  • Saw action in 21 games
  • Tallied a career high 12 points in contest at No. 5/5 Kentucky (Jan. 21), connecting on 5-of-6 attempts from the floor and a pair of 3s
  • Pulled down a career high four rebounds twice, first vs. Monmouth (Nov. 15) and again versus Auburn (Jan. 24)

2015-16 (R-FRESHMAN)
SEC Academic Honor Roll

  • Saw action in eight contests after missing the 2014-15 campaign due to a hip injury
  • Scored season high six points in home win vs. Drexel (Dec. 15), connecting on back-to-back 3s
  • Saw action in SEC play vs. Tennessee (Feb. 24), scoring two points

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

  • Redshirted due to a hip injury

PRE-SOUTH CAROLINA
  • Averaged 20.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.7 steals per game as a senior at Luella High School
  • Helped guide high school to its first region tournament championship and state tournament victories in school history
  • Reached 1,000 points for his high school career
  • Region 2-AAAAAA Player of the Year as a senior, and led the region in scoring
  • Named All-State, and team MVP during senior season
  • Named the Henry Daily Herald Player of the Year
  • Luella scoring and rebounding career leader
  • Averaged 14.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game during junior season
  • Helped Luella advance to its first-ever state tournament appearance as a junior
  • A four-star recruit and the No. 4 prospect in the state of Georgia according to 247sports.com
  • Ranked as the No. 12 prospect in the state of Georgia according to ESPN.com
  • Labeled as a slasher in the halfcourt with a good mid-range game and a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com

PERSONAL
  • Son of Anthony and Timberly Blanton
  • Has a sister, Jada
  • Lists his favorite vacation spot as Florida and his favorite holiday as Christmas
  • The best advice he has ever received was to "be dedicated"
  • Major is interdisciplinary studies

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