Who: No. 12 South Carolina (0-0) vs. East Carolina (0-0)
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.
TV: FSN with Bob Rathbun, Tim Couch and Kristina Akra (also on ESPN3)
Radio: WNKT-FM 107.5 with Todd Ellis, Tommy Suggs and Terry Cousin
Satellite Radio: 230 Sirius Premier/203 XM
DE Jadeveon Clowney (ankle), DE Melvin Ingram (thigh) and QB Connor Shaw (thumb) are probable. T Cody Gibson (knee) is questionable. CB Akeem Auguste (ankle) is out.
Just the facts
-- Series Record: South Carolina leads 10-5; this is the first neutral site meeting.
-- Last Meeting: East Carolina won 21-3 in Columbia in 1999.
-- Current Streak: The Pirates have won three of the last four and five of the last seven meetings.
-- Steve Spurrier has never faced East Carolina as a head coach.
-- South Carolina is 77-36-4 (.675) in season openers. The Gamecocks have won 11 consecutive season-openinggames, dating back to the 2000 season.
-- Spurrier is 20-1 all-time in season openers as a collegiate head coach.
-- The Gamecocks are playing their third-straight neutral site game. Their last two games of the 2010 season wereboth played in the Georgia Dome, first against Auburn in the SEC Championship, then against Florida State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
-- Spurrier is 41-0 all-time against schools outside BCS automatic qualifying conferences, including a 15-0 mark since coming to South Carolina. He will have three opportunities to extend that markin 2011, against East Carolina, Navy and The Citadel.
-- A win over ECU would tie Spurrier for second on the all-time wins list at South Carolina with Jim Carlen at 45 victories. Rex Enright is the school record holder with 64 career wins.
USC vs. ECU depth chart
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