‘Midnight Madness’ coming to Gamecock men’s and women’s basketball

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charlotteobserver—South Carolina men’s and women’s basketball teams will host its first ever Gamecock Tipoff event this October, open to fans, joining other college basketball programs in featuring ‘Midnight Madness’ practices.

Sabrina Ionescu named to U.S. women’s basketball roster. Sabrina Ionescu The Miramonte-Orinda graduate who plays at Oregon has been named to head coach Dawn Staley's 18-player U.S. women's basketball team, which will convene for a three-week training camp before heading to the World Cup in Spain later this month. Rest, injuries, the WNBA playoffs and retirement have led to a fresh, younger look for the two-time defending Cup champions. Former Stanford player Nneka Ogwumike is also on the roster. "I'm excited to get started next week," Staley said. "I...