Dave Odom leads the Gamecocks to their fourth straight victory over arch-rival Clemson 76-61.
Carolina ran its record to 8-0 at the expense of first-year Clemson coach Oliver Purnell. The game was tied midway through the second half, but a 16-3 run by USC opened up an insurmountable lead. The Gamecocks pressure D forced 27 Clemson turnovers.
Carlos Powell had a career-high 23 points to lead the way for Carolina.