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.
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
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LIVE STATS: StatBroadcast.com
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.