The South Carolina basketball rivalry is a fierce one, but for Gamecocks coach Frank Martin, it’s also one built on respect.
So after Clemson senior forward Donte Grantham, who was second on the team in scoring with 14.2 points a game, was lost for the season with a torn ACL, Martin tweeted a message.
Grantham was a four-year starter, averaging at least 27.8 minutes a game each year. He scored only five points on seven shots against the Gamecocks, his lowest output of the season.
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And Grantham had a response for Martin.