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South Carolina Gamecocks Win First NCAA Tournament Game Since 1973

For the first time in over 40 years, the South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball team has won an NCAA tournament game. The Gamecocks overcame a first half deficit to beat Marquette and advance to a 3rd round game on Sunday. Sindarius Thornwell was the force the Gamecocks needed with 29 points on 10-19 shooting. The 7th seeded Gamecocks will face the 2 seeded Duke Blue Devils on Sunday.

FUN FACT: 203 teams have won an NCAA game since the Gamecocks last won an NCAA tournament game.