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March 6, 2014

Fear the Five

There Was Something About a 5 Over the Weekend

This is just some of them that I found. I am sure there are more if you really want to look at it more closely. Enjoy!

Men's Basketball versus Kentucky
* Gamecocks defeated Kentucky (72-67) by 5 points on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena.
* USC made 5 three pointers against Kentucky.

Baseball versus Clemson
* South Carolina trailed (6-1) by 5 runs on Friday night before rallying to win the game 9-6.
* Grayson Greiner's grand slam came in the 5th inning.
* Greiner had 5 runs batted in.
* Daniel Gossett allowed 5 runs.
* Jordan Montgomery allowed 6 runs with 5 being earned. He walked 5 Tiger batters.
* Zack Erwin faced one batter and he walked him on 5 pitches.
* Carolina defeated Clemson 9-6. That is 15 total runs. 15 is a multiple of 5.

* Gamecocks won 10-2. 10 divided by 2 equals 5.
* The Gamecocks scored 5 runs on 5 hits in the 3rd and 5 runs in the 9th.
* Jack Wynkoop and Joel Seddon both had 5 groundouts.
* Matthew Crownover allowed 5 runs.
* Zack Erwin had 5 flyouts in 5.1 innings pitched.
* Kyle Schnell faced one batter and threw 5 pitches.

* Gamecocks defeated the Tigers 5-3.
* Gamecocks left 5 runners on base.
* USC scored their first run of the game in the 5th inning.
* Carolina pitchers combined for 5 strikeouts.
* Jake Long and Clate Schmidt both gave up 5 hits.
* Clate Schmidt had 5 strikeouts.
* Jake Long had 5 groundouts.
* USC scored 4 runs on 5 hits in the 9th inning.
* Mooney and English drove in all 5 runs on Sunday.

More 5 Notes from the Baseball Games
* The Gamecocks allowed 6 runs on Friday night but combined to allow 5 on Saturday and Sunday.
* The two teams combined to score 35 runs. 35 is a multiple of 5.
* Mooney, Greiner, and English each had 5 runs batted in over the weekend.

Holbrook's Career Record Versus Clemson and Gamecock Football Since 2008 vs. Clemson
* In two years as the Gamecocks Head Coach, Holbrook has a career record of 5-1 vs. Clemson.
* The Gamecocks are 5-1 against the Tigers since Dabo took over the Clemson program in 2008.

And let's not forget women's basketball for the final "Drive for 5!":
* Dawn Staley SEC Coach of the Year
* Tiffany Mitchell SEC Player of the Year
* Alaina Coates SEC Freshman of the Year
* Alaina Coates Co-Sixth Woman of the Year
* SEC Regular Season Champions

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