There will be a team sendoff for the South Carolina women’s basketball team as it travels to its first NCAA Tournament games since 2003.
The Gamecocks will leave on Thursday from the Elephant Room entrance of Carolina Coliseum on Park Street. The team is scheduled to depart between 2:30 and 2:45 p.m.
South Carolina opens play in the NCAA Tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday against Eastern Michigan in West Lafayette, Ind. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.