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USC baseball canceled; time changes for Wednesday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The University of South Carolina's Tuesday baseball game against Appalachian State at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, N.C., was canceled due to steady rain in North Carolina.

The Gamecocks are back in action Wednesday against North Carolina A&T. First pitch has been moved to 4 p.m. from the originally scheduled 7 in Founders Park.

Clemson’s Reed on 2nd team

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke freshman forward Marvin Bagley III is The Associated Press player and newcomer of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and Virginia's Tony Bennett is its coach of the year.

Bagley was joined on the first team by Jerome Robinson of Boston College, two players from North Carolina — forward Luke Maye and guard Joel Berry — and Virginia's Devon Hall.

Syracuse guard Tyus Battle, the league's No. 3 scorer at 20 points per game, leads a second team that also includes Duke forward Wendell Carter Jr., Virginia guard Kyle Guy, Notre Dame guard Matt Farrell and Clemson's Marcquise Reed.

Reed also was named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District III team, based on voting from its national membership of 900-plus.

Claflin softball to host Bloomfield

The Claflin University softball team will host Bloomfield College Wednesday in a non-conference doubleheader. First pitch is 2 p.m. at the Adden Street Field in Orangeburg.

The Lady Panthers, who enter the day with a 5-13 overall record, are coming off a doubleheader split with North Greenville on Saturday.

LaKaylin Lee finished the day 3-for-6 with three runs and two stolen bases.

On the season Lee is pacing the Lady Panthers at the plate, batting .385 on the season.

Tiaria Norman, who is batting .265, leads the team on the mound with four of the five wins.

The Bloomfield Bears are winless at 0-4.

Claflin will open Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on the road this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, at Paine College, in Augusta, Ga. The Lady Panthers will continue on the road for the next 14 days as they travel to Milledgeville, Ga. (March 13) to face Georgia College and State in a non-conference doubleheader before heading to Jasper, Ala. to participate in the 2018 SIAC Crossover Tournament (March 15-17). The Lady Panthers will face Albany State in a SIAC three-game series March 23-24, before returning home March 28 when they host USC-Aiken in a non-conference doubleheader.

USC WR suffers torn ACL

COLUMBIA -- University of South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp has confirmed that sophomore wide receiver Chad Terrell suffered a torn ACL during Saturday’s practice.

“It’s an unfortunate situation for Chad, but this is one of the many reasons why we start spring practice so early,” Muschamp said. “Since the injury occurred so early in the year, we look forward to getting Chad back on the field and helping us this fall.”

Terrell, a 6-foot-3, 220-pounder, played in 10 contests last season, catching three passes for 20 yards.

Garrick returns to Blue Hose

CLINTON – Presbyterian College and Head Football Coach Tommy Spangler announced Tuesday the addition of former Blue Hose football player and 2015 graduate Tamyn Garrick as assistant coach. He will direct the quarterbacks.

Garrick comes to PC from The Citadel, where he spent the last two seasons in charge of quality control for the offense.

Garrick is a former quarterback at Presbyterian and was voted a team captain as a senior. He appeared in 19 games with 10 starts and finished his career 133-of-277 passing for 1,355 yards and five touchdowns.


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