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Gamecocks Face Lopes in Arizona Tip-Off Title Game Sunday
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Gamecocks Face Lopes in Arizona Tip-Off Title Game Sunday

South Carolina Athletics

Two teams are undefeated ; Carolina seeking to extend its best start to a season since 2016-17

GLENDALE, Ariz. – South Carolina (4-0) takes on Grand Canyon (3-0) in the title game of the Cactus Division at the Arizona Tip-Off on Sunday at 7 p.m. (ET) on CBS Sports Network.

The Gamecocks, who defeated DePaul 73-68 in the semifinals early Saturday morning, are 4-0 for the first time since the 2016-17 Final Four season. That team started the season 8-0.

Sunday’s title tilt at Desert Diamond Arena will be the first ever matchup between Carolina and Grand Canyon. The Lopes are led by former Vanderbilt head coach Bryce Drew. They won the WAC last season and were a No. 14 seed in the NCAA Tournament, falling 82-70 to Gonzaga in the round of 64.

Arizona Tipoff Championship: Men's Basketball vs Grand Canyon

South Carolina Gamecocks
South Carolina Gamecocks
Grand Canyon Antelopes
Grand Canyon Antelopes
Desert Diamond Arena | Glendale, AZ


VENUE: Desert Diamond Arena

BROADCAST: CBS Sports Network

PLAY-BY-PLAY: Jack Benjamin

ANALYST: Matt McCall

RADIO: Gamecock Radio Network  

IN COLUMBIA: 107.5 The Game

PLAY-BY-PLAY: Derek Scott

ANALYST: Casey Manning






SERIES TREND: This marks the first time the Gamecocks will square off against a current member of the WAC.

LAST MEETING: First all-time meeting.


The Gamecocks return home Monday from the Valley of the Sun and will have the week of Thanksgiving off from games. Carolina returns to action against Notre Dame on Nov. 28 at CLA in the ACC/SEC Challenge. Tom Hart (pxp) and Dane Bradshaw (analyst) will have the call for the 7 p.m. (ET) SEC Network broadcast.