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Gamecocks Welcome FAMU Saturday in Non-Con Finale
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Gamecocks Welcome FAMU Saturday in Non-Con Finale

South Carolina Athletics

Carolina seeking to finish 12-1 against non-SEC foes ; would be sixth 12-1 start in program history and first since 2015-16

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina (11-1) host Florida A&M (2-10) in a Saturday matinee to conclude the non-conference portion of the team’s schedule. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m. (ET) with doors opening 1 hour prior at Colonial Life Arena.

Men's Basketball vs Florida A&M

South Carolina Gamecocks
South Carolina Gamecocks
Florida A&M
Florida A&M
Colonial Life Arena | Columbia, S.C.

It marks just the second meeting all-time between the two programs and first since Jan. 2, 2021.

Free concessions are being offered again for the team’s non-conference finale. For full details on the family friendly promotion, click here.

The Gamecocks are seeking to improve to 12-1 for the sixth time in program history (1933-34, 1944-45, 1969-70, 2003-04 and 2015-16). A victory would also mark the team’s first nine-game home win streak since the 2015-16 season when the team started the year 13-0 at home. That tied the longest home win streak since the 1997-98 team won 13-in-a-row at home.

Single-game tickets remain on sale, click here to purchase.


VENUE: Colonial Life Arena


PLAY-BY-PLAY: Dave Weinstein

ANALYST: John Williams

RADIO: Gamecock Radio Network  

IN COLUMBIA: 107.5 The Game

PLAY-BY-PLAY: Derek Scott

ANALYST: Casey Manning

SIRIUSXM: 391 | SXM APP: 981



SERIES: Gamecocks lead, 1-0


SERIES TREND: Teams have only played one time.

LAST MEETING: 78-71 Gamecock win on Jan. 2, 2021 during the COVID season. AJ Lawson scored 25 points, Jermaine Cousinard had 15 points, five assists and four steals and Justin Minaya had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.


Carolina opens the conference slate at home against Mississippi State (10-2) in a nationally televised game Jan. 6 on CBS. John Sadak (pxp) and Steve Lappas (analyst) will be on the call. It’ll mark the first appearance for the duo at Colonial Life Arena.