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Feb. 10, 2006

COLUMBIA, SC – The University of South Carolina will honor this year’s SEC legend, Larry Davis, at the Mississippi State on Sat., Feb. 11. The game is set to tip at 6:06 pm on Fox Sports South.

Davis will sign autograph photos provided at half time in the atrium of the Colonial Center.

The 2006 South Carolina SEC Legend, who will be honored at the SEC Tournament in Nashville March 9-12, Davis helped lead the Gamecocks to their first SEC title in basketball in 1997. Davis was a two-time All-SEC guard and named to the 1997 third team Basketball Times All-America team. The Denmark, S.C. native, who transferred from North Carolina and played for USC for two years, finished his career with 1,068 points – good for 31st best on the all-time list. He scored in double figures in 52 of 63 games while at Carolina. The 1997 team finished the year with a 24-8 record – the second-most wins ever by a Gamecock squad – and was No. 6 in the final AP poll.

He graduated from Carolina with a degree in Media Arts in 1997.