The Gamecocks defeated the East Carolina Pirates 34-12 in Columbia.
Powered by two Harold Green TD runs, Carolina built a comfortable 24-6 halftime lead over the Pirates.
Green added a third TD to his resume in the third quarter, as USC built an insurmountable 34-6 cushion. ECU scored with only 29 seconds left to make the final 34-12.
QB Todd Ellis had a brilliant day passing, connecting on 21 of 33 passes for 425 yards.