USC-Clemson will be noon kickoff

From staff reportsNovember 23, 2008 

The South Carolina vs. Clemson game will kick off at noon Saturday and be televised, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Sunday.

The annual instate rivalry game between the Gamecocks and Tigers will be played at Clemson and be aired on ESPN2. Eric Collins and David Norrie are the scheduled announcers.

Clemson is 6-5 after beating Virginia and must beat USC to become bowl-eligible. The Gamecocks (7-4) already are eligible for postseason play.

Clemson leads the all-time series 64-37-4 and won 23-21 last year in Columbia. The last three meetings have been decided by a total of nine points.

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SEC game times for Friday are:

Mississippi State at Ole Miss, Raycom, 12:30 pm

LSU at Arkansas, CBS, 2:30 pm

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Other ACC and SEC game times Saturday are:

-- Miami at N.C. State, Raycom, Noon

-- Georgia Tech at Georgia, CBS, Noon

-- Virginia at Virginia Tech, ESPN, Noon

-- Auburn at Alabama, CBS, 3:30 pm

-- Florida at Florida State, ABC (ESPN2*), 3:30 pm

-- Maryland at Boston College, ABC (ESPN2*), 3:30 pm

-- North Carolina at Duke, ESPNU, 3:30 pm

-- Kentucky at Tennessee, ESPN, 6:30 pm

-- Vanderbilt at Wake Forest, ESPNU, 7 pm

* ABC Regional telecast, seen in other parts of the country on ESPN2.

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