USC Gamecocks Football

Gameday info: Carolina-Clemson

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier leads his team against Alabama in the second half of their game
South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier leads his team against Alabama in the second half of their game Erik Campos/erikcampos.com

Gamecocks vs. Tigers

WHO: No. 18 South Carolina (8-3) at Clemson (6-5)

WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Memorial Stadium, Clemson

TV: ESPN2 with Carter Blackburn, Mike Bellotti and Brock Huard

RADIO: WNKT 107.5 FM with Todd Ellis, Tommy Suggs and Terry Cousin; ESPN 93.1 FM with Pete Yanity, Will Merritt and Patrick Sapp

SATELLITE RADIO (USC FEED): XM 198

SATELLITE RADIO (CLEMSON FEED): Sirius 212

Injury Report

SOUTH CAROLINA - DS Charles Turner (shoulder) and DE Chaun Gresham (concussion), questionable; CB Stephon Gilmore (concussion) and CB Marty Markett (knee), probable.

CLEMSON - WR Terrence Ashe (leg), out; RB Andre Ellington (foot) and DT Miguel Chavis (foot), questionable; LB Brandon Maye (concussion) and WR Bryce McNeal (heel), probable.

Just the facts

SERIES RECORD: Clemson leads series 65-38-4 overall and 16-8-1 at home

LAST MEETING: USC won 34-17 at Williams-Brice Stadium last season as Kenny Miles rushed for 114 yards and the USC defense held C.J. Spiller to 18 yards rushing.

CURRENT STREAK: Clemson has won 10 of the past 13 meetings.

What to know

-- South Carolina is trying to win two in a row against its rival for the first time since winning three in a row from 1968-70.

-- This is the 102nd consecutive year the teams have met, the third-longest streak in the country (Kansas-Nebraska and Minnesota-Wisconsin).

-- A win would give USC nine on the season for the third time in school history (2001 and 1984).

-- USC is going for a third consecutive road win for the first time since 2006.

-- USC is 4-4 against Clemson when ranked.

-- Clemson has more wins against South Carolina than any other school.

-- Three of the past five games have been decided by five points or less.

-- Clemson has won each of the past six times the teams have played at night (2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1998, 1997).

-- The only USC coach in the series to have a winning record is Brad Scott (2-1), who is now Clemson’s offensive line coach.-- USC is 9-4 against Clemson this year in all sports.

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