The United States women’s basketball team, led by South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, and starring former Gamecocks star A’ja Wilson, faced Nigeria on Monday. The American’s first group game.
Speaking of former Gamecock players, Allisha Gray continued to tear up in the women’s 3X3 competition. Gray’s side beat Italy and China on Monday as Gray won against China.
USA Women are seeded No.1 ahead of the medal round.
Meanwhile, on Southern Conference Media Day, Citadel head football coach Brent Thompson spoke at length about improving this year’s squad depth. He was also asked how he would know things were going in the right direction from the start of training.
Four Bulldogs were elected preseason All-Southern Conference. For the first time, linebacker Willie Eubanks and third bettor Matt Campbell. Center Haden Haas and linebacker Anthony Britton Jr. were elected to the second team.
The RiverDogs had a well-deserved day off Monday before establishing a 7-game home streak with Columbia. Charleston has won 14 of its last 18 games, and the RiverDogs have become a home run by beating the juggernaut.
They blew up 10 round trips last week against Myrtle Beach. For the season, the RiverDogs are 5e across the Low A with 77 circuits. They are on track to reach 132 in this 120-game season.