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NCAA TEAM TOURNAMENT HISTORY

The Gamecocks have appeared in NCAAs 24 times in the event's 33-year existence. USC's best showing came in the first NCAA Championship in 1982 when it reached the quarterfinals after defeating Florida and 2009 after upending Washington. South Carolina has made a total of six Sweet 16 appearances with the last coming in 2009. Carolina has made the tournament field 20 consecutive times and gone to at least the second round 17 times in those 20 appearances. South Carolina's 20 consecutive NCAA appearances is tied for the 11th longest active streak in the nation and the Gamecocks' 24 NCAA appearances are the tied for the 13th most in the country.

1982 • Salt Lake City, Utah (Championships)
Round of 16: def. Florida, 5-4
Quarterfinals: lost Southern California, 1-8

1983 • Albuquerque, N.M. (Championships)
Round of 16: lost Indiana, 2-7

1988 • Los Angeles, Calif. (Championships)
Round of 20: lost BYU, 4-5

1990 • Gainesville, Fla. (Championships)
Round of 20: def. William & Mary, 6-0
Round of 16: lost UCLA, 0-6

1995 • Malibu, Calif. (Championships)
Round of 20: def. BYU, 5-2
Round of 16: lost Georgia, 0-5

1996 • Columbia, S.C. (Regionals)
Quarterfinals: def. Florida State, 5-2
Semifinals: lost Clemson, 4-5

1997 • South Bend, Ind. (Regionals)
Quarterfinals: def. Marquette, 5-3
Semifinals: def. Indiana, 5-2
Final: lost Wisconsin, 3-5

1998 • Knoxville, Tenn. (Regionals)
Quarterfinals: def. N.C. State, 5-2
Semifinals: lost Vanderbilt, 0-5

1999 • Columbia, S.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Furman, 5-1
Round of 32: def. Wake Forest, 5-2
Gainesville, Fla. (Championships)
Round of 16: lost Georgia, 1-5

2000 • South Bend, Ind. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Western Michigan, 5-1
Round of 32: lost Notre Dame, 1-5

2001 • Tempe, Ariz. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Florida State, 4-1
Round of 32: lost Arizona State, 2-4

2002 • Columbia, S.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Hampton, 4-1
Round of 32: lost VCU, 1-4

2003 • Durham, N.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Pennsylvania, 4-3
Round of 32: lost Duke, 0-4

2004 • Clemson, S.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Wake Forest, 4-1
Round of 32: lost Clemson, 1-4

2005 • Athens, Ga. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Nebraska, 4-0
Round of 32: lost Georgia, 0-4

2006 • Chapel Hill, N.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: lost Wake Forest, 1-4

2007 • Coral Gables, Fla. (Regionals)
Round of 64: lost Wichita State, 3-4

2008 • Athens, Ga. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. VCU, 4-3
Round of 32: lost Georgia, 0-4

2009 • Knoxville, Tenn. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Wake Forest, 4-0
Round of 32: def. Tennessee, 4-3
College Station, Texas (Championships)
Round of 16: def. Washington, 4-0
Quarterfinals: lost Georgia, 3-4

2010 • Tallahassee, Fla. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. TCU, 4-2
Round of 32: lost Florida State, 0-4

2011 • Gainesville, Fla. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Arizona, 4-2
Round of 32: lost Florida, 0-4

2012 • Durham, N.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. TCU, 4-1
Round of 32: lost Duke, 0-4

2013 • Coral Gables, Fla. (Regionals)
Round of 64: lost Purdue, 3-4

2014 • Durham, N.C. (Regionals)
Round of 64: def. Ohio State, 4-1
Round of 32: lost Duke, 0-4

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