Carolina defeated the Midshipmen of Navy 17-14 in Columbia.
The Gamecocks were paced by two 100-yard rushers in the game, senior Todd Berry (129 yds.) and freshman Thomas Dendy (155 yds.).
Outstanding defensive tackle Andrew Provence played his last game in front of the home fans at Williams-Brice Stadium. Provence finished the 1982 season with 10 sacks, and 15 tackles for loss.
He was named the team’s MVP. His 10 sacks are still the most in one season by a Carolina player.