There was no moping or pouting. Second-ranked South Carolina returned from its first loss of the season by practicing the same way it has all season. The Gamecocks picked up the pieces, didn’t feel sorry for themselves and realized that while losing to No. 1 Connecticut stung, there’s a lot left on the table – such as a third straight SEC championship.
Dave Gettleman has been on both ends of the spectrum when it comes to Super Bowl — winning two with the New York Giants as a front office assistant and losing on Sunday as general manager of the Carolina Panthers.