Sports

Gamecock women high-five the fans as they arrive home from Final Four

By Zach Newcastle USC School of Journalism The Gamecock women’s basketball team came home Monday to a crowd of  Gamecock fans after their loss to Notre Dame in the NCAA Final Four. The moment the plane landed around 12:30 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, cheers erupted from the swarm of Gamecock faithful waiting at…

It pays to be No. 1: Gamecocks play, Columbia scores

By Rebecca Johnson March Madness brings many things with its insanity: busted brackets, war-painted fans, team rivalries and, for the cities hosting the games, buckets of money. With its second-straight No. 1 bid, the USC women’s basketball team is hosting the first round of the NCAA postseason tournament for the first time since 2002. The…