Coaches have long appreciated the potential of the Gamecocks’ basketball program, but Frank Martin is the first to deliver on it in a long time.
The Gamecocks won 25 games last year, and now comes the hard part: maintaining the program at that level.
The NCAA Committee called South Carolina Ray Tanner AD to tell them they were in the tournament, but needed to call them back in 10 minutes. That call never came.
South Carolina suffered their third loss to Georgia this season, the latest coming in Friday night's SEC Tournament quarterfinals.
The Gamecocks were swept by the Bulldogs in regular season play. Can South Carolina flip the script?