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Sindarius Thornwell leads SC in everything


Baylor has been in the Final Four twice, in 1948 and 1950, when the field had just eight teams. It says you can come to SC and, if you commit yourself to being a better player and person, you can do things like be the SEC player of the year, or play in the Sweet 16 or be an National Basketball Association draft pick.

"What this team has done is challenged me to stay on my toes because we've got so many that can play". "[They said] 'He's going to fail because he's nothing but a high school coach.' That was the word that was used, and I used to sit there and laugh".

"They were good then and they're good now", Thornwell said. We discussed which players to keep an eye on in the nightcap between Wisconsin and Florida. Johnathan Motley will be an essential piece if the Bears want to walk out of Madison Square Garden with a win Friday night.

Drew's brother, Bryce, just finished his first coaching season at Vanderbilt, another SEC school.

Baylor is also one of the best rebounding teams in the nation as their rebounding margin of 9.1 per game ranks second in the country. "And that night, man did we look like winners", Martin said. "But our sophomore year we kind of rode together and were able it get that win".

The biggest story coming out of the NCAA tournament's opening weekend was perhaps that SC is not out, that it is instead returning to that same storied arena for a Sweet 16 game (and, in no small measure, that it knocked off a favored and traditionally villainous Duke team in doing so). They must find a way to slow the game and set up their defense that stifled Duke in the second half of their second round matchup.


South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Frank Martin.

The words jumped from the transcript of SC basketball coach Frank Martin's news conference following his team's Sunday night victory over Duke in the second round of the NCAA tournament's East Regional. The Bears committed 29 turnovers in a blowout loss to the Mountaineers earlier this season.

5 Going back to Memphis, there is one more game to be played, this one before Kentucky-UCLA tilt: No. 1 North Carolina vs. "Their defense is their biggest weapon", Drew says.

"I've said it all year: This league is better than everybody's giving it credit for", Barnes said Tuesday.

English added. "You get those guys by keeping them here in the South, but they see us as football schools and we lose guys right under our nose". The Sweet Sixteen games begin Thursday, and we can only hope for more of the same. "I think that takes care of everything else". Those were the most points ever scored in regulation of a women's NCAA Tournament game, and the most-lopsided tourney game ever played. Baylor senior Ish Wainright said players reviewed three hours of video on the 6-5 Thornwell this week in preparation for Friday's East Region game. "All I know is this unbelievable university and state has taken in a son of Cuban immigrants that's married to a Jamaican woman, has mixed kids, and they've treated me like I'm one of their own from day one". The answer is yes, said former Gamecock player Carey Rich.

"I'm excited to take the next step in pursuing my lifelong dream of playing basketball at the highest possible level", Tatum said. We had our battles.

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