Tigers oust Hokies
At Cary, N.C., Nathan Thornton scored both of Clemson's goals in a 2-0 victory against Virginia Tech in the first round of the ACC tournament.
Clemson (6-11-1) faces No. 1 seed Wake Forest, ranked third nationally, at 5:30 p.m. today in the quarterfinals.
USC opens season
The Gamecocks open their second season under Dawn Staley with an exhibition game against Augusta State at 7 tonight at Colonial Life Arena.
Admission is free.
Cougars picked to win SoCon South
College of Charleston and Western Carolina were selected by the media to win Southern Conference division titles.
The predicted order of finish (first-place votes in parenthesis):
1. Western Carolina (16) 129
2. Appalachian State (5) 109
3. Samford 88
4. Chattanooga (2) 84
5. Elon 51
6. UNC Greensboro (1) 43
1. College of Charleston (21) 140
2. Davidson (1) 107
3. Wofford 87
4. The Citadel (2) 84
5. Georgia Southern 49
6. Furman 35
Jamie Lancaster, Anderson, Conference Carolinas volleyball player of the week
Nick Schuermann, Wofford, Southern Conference men's soccer player of the week
Joseph Anderson, Coastal Carolina, Big South men's soccer player of the week
Michael Flack, USC, SEC men's swimmer of the week
- From Staff Reports