South Carolina postpones basketball game with Clemson

(Photo: Ryan Bethea, 247 Sports) learned that due to the continued suspension of South Carolina men’s basketball from team-related activities because of positive COVID-19 cases, the December 19 dispute with rival Clemson has been postponed. USC Athletics Communications and Public Relations has already released a press release on the postponement. Schools will work to find a date to play the game, if possible.

On Thursday night, coach Frank Martin informed members of the local media that the positive test results involved players, not members of the coaching staff. At the time, he was not sure of the status of the dispute with the Tigers.

Gamecocks (1-2) suspended the team’s activities on December 8 due to positive results of the COVID-19 test, which canceled the home debut against Wofford on December 10. Two days later, the team canceled tonight’s road race against George Washington as well. In that release, the “the testing process will continue during the suspension of the team’s activities, which, depending on the negative test results, would resume on Wednesday, December 16, at least. “

South Carolina’s remaining scheduled games are below. The games in bold are home matches in the Colonial Life Arena.

Wednesday, December 23 – State of SC – 19h
Tuesday, December 29 – in Kentucky – 19h
Saturday, January 2 – Florida A&M – 3:30 pm
Wednesday, January 6 – Texas A&M – 9:00 pm
Saturday, January 9 – at Ole Miss – 18h
Tuesday, January 12 – Tennessee – 19h
Saturday, January 16 – at LSU – 8:30 pm
Tuesday, January 19th – in Missouri – 19h
Saturday, January 23 – Auburn – 12:00
Wednesday, January 27 – Georgia 19h
Saturday, January 30 – in Vanderbilt – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, February 3 – in Florida – 6:30 pm
Saturday, February 6 – State of Mississippi – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, February 9 – Alabama – 6:30 pm
Saturday, February 13 – Ole Miss – 18h
Tuesday, February 16 – in Tennessee – 8:30 pm
Saturday, February 20 – Missouri – 2pm or 4pm
Wednesday, February 24 – in the state of Mississippi – 19h
Saturday, February 27 – in Georgia – 1 pm
Tuesday, March 2 – Arkansas – 6:30 pm
March 10-14 – SEC Tournament (Nashville)

Gamecocks have only played three games since the season began on November 28. They lost to Liberty and defeated Tulsa in the Kansas City Hall of Fame and lost to the then null. 10 Houston on the 5th December road.