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Sports for 2/28/19

Union County varsity baseball got their second win of the season last night, defeating Clinton, 13-1, to claim 5th place in the Hub City Classic. Union County will be back in action on Monday, taking on Gaffney.

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Around college basketball last night, Clemson defeated Pittsburgh, 62-48. Gardner-Webb beat Presbyterian College, 78-70. Campbell knocked off USC Upstate, 85-73. Charleston Southern blasted UNC Asheville, 77-48. Penn State took down #17 Maryland, 78-61. #2 Virginia thumped Georgia Tech, 81-51. #7 Tennessee edged Ole Miss, 73-71. #8 Houston blasted East Carolina, 99-65. #11 Texas Tech survived overtime against Oklahoma State, winning 84-80. #14 Purdue defeated Illinois, 73-56. Villanova upset #10 Marquette, 67-61. #23 Cincinnati knocked off SMU, 62-59. #12 Nevada took down UNLV, 89-73.

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Today, #24 Wofford will be at Chattanooga tonight at 7. #9 Michigan hosts Nebraska at 7. #1 Gonzaga travels to Pacific at 11. #25 Washington visits California at 11. Winthrop visits Hampton at 7. The Citadel hosts UNC Greensboro at 7. Furman is at Samford at 7:30, and Coastal Carolina visits Louisiana tonight at 8.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have country music for you throughout the evening.

Sports for 2/27/19

Union County High School's varsity baseball team was back in action last night in the Hub City Classic, as they took on Broome, the host school of the tournament. Union County broke out the bats in a huge 16-1 victory over the Centurions. The final game is today, as Union County takes on Clinton in the #5/#6 contest tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Broome High School. We'll have the game for you on WBCU.

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College basketball from last night saw South Carolina fall to Alabama, 68-62. It was the Gamecocks' second-straight SEC loss. Chris Silva led the way with 23 points and 12 rebounds. South Carolina falls to 14-14, tied for 5th in the SEC. They will be on the road at Missouri Saturday at 3:30.

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In other action last night around the top 25, #21 Buffalo, #4 Kentucky, #13 LSU, and #5 North Carolina all came away with victory. Upsets included Ohio State over #22 Iowa, 90-70. Indiana got by #19 Wisconsin in double overtime, 75-73. Without Zion Williamson, #20 Virginia Tech prevailed over #3 Duke, 77-72.

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Clemson travels to Pittsburgh tonight for a 7 p.m. contest. In other action, Presbyterian College travels to Gardner-Webb at 7 p.m. USC Upstate will host Campbell at 7. Charleston Southern will host UNC Asheville at 7:30. Top 25 action includes #17 Maryland at Penn State, #8 Houston at East Carolina, #7 Tennessee at Ole Miss, Oklahoma State at #11 Texas Tech, Georgia Tech at #2 Virginia, Illinois at #14 Purdue, #23 Cincinnati at SMU, #10 Marquette at Villanova, and UNLV at #12 Nevada.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Clemson Tigers basketball for you, as Clemson travels to Pittsburgh. The pregame show begins at 6:30 p.m., and the tipoff is set for 7. Around 7:20 we'll break in to bring you coverage of Union County High School baseball, as the Yellow Jackets take on Clinton in the Hub City Classic from Broome High School.

Sports for 2/26/19

Union County High School's varsity baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader last night in the Hub City Classic in Broome. Union County fell to Fox Creek, 8-1. They then lost to Clover, 5-0. The Jackets take on Broome tonight at 8:30 in the Hub City Classic.

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The state championship matchups have been set in high school basketball across all classifications. In the girls 5A, Spring Valley will take on Goose Creek at 7 p.m. Friday. In 4A, South Pointe faces North Augusta at 5:30 Saturday. In 3A, Keenan takes on Bishop England Saturday at 2. In 2A, Christ Church faces Mullins at 10:30 Saturday. In 1A, High Point Academy in Spartanburg takes on Scotts Branch Friday at 3:30. On the boys' side in 5A, Dorman will take on Berkeley Friday at 8:30. In 4A, Ridge View faces Wilson at 7 on Friday. In 3A, Keenan takes on Ridgeland-Hardeeville at 3:30 Saturday. In 2A, Andrew Jackson faces Gray Collegiate at noon Saturday. In 1A, High Point Academy faces Hemingway at 5 on Friday.

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The Wofford Terriers made their first-ever appearance in the AP Top 25 when the latest poll was announced yesterday. Wofford enters the rankings at #24. The Terriers are 24-4 on the season, with all four losses coming to Power 5 schools North Carolina, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi State. Wofford has won 15 in a row and are 16-0 in Southern Conference play. The Terriers have games at Chattanooga and Samford remaining prior to the conference tournament. In the coaches' poll, Wofford is tied with Washington at #25.

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There was one in-state game last night, as North Carolina Central knocked off SC State, 72-62. There were a couple of top 25 games, as well. #18 Florida State beat Notre Dame, and #15 Kansas knocked off #16 Kansas State, 64-49.

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In college basketball tonight, South Carolina will host Alabama at 7 on ESPN2. #3 Duke will be at Virginia Tech at 7. #21 Buffalo hosts Akron at 7. #22 Iowa travels to Ohio State at 7. #4 Kentucky hosts Arkansas at 9. #5 North Carolina hosts Syracuse at 9. #13 LSU hosts Texas A&M at 9. #19 Wisconsin travels to Indiana at 9.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have South Carolina Gamecocks basketball for you, as South Carolina hosts Alabama. Pregame starts at 6:30, and the tipoff is set for 7. At 8:30, we'll break away and join Union County High School baseball action in the Hub City Classic, as the Yellow Jackets look for their first win of the season against Broome.

Sports for 2/25/19

Around Union County in sports, the Union County High School baseball team opens their season tonight, as they are playing in the Hub City Classic in Broome. Union County will play two games tonight. The first game is against Fox Creek at 6:30, and the second game will be against Clover at around 8:30. Both contests will be five innings.

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Four Union County High School wrestlers competed for the 3A state championship in their respective weight divisions. Of the four that made it, two finished in second place in the state. Tre'von Hill placed second in the 152-lb. weight class. He lost to the state champion, Tyler Byars of West-Oak High School. Upper State Champion Cam Lott finished 2nd in the 220-lb. weight class, losing to Ethan Howell of West-Oak High School. Zaiden Hill, competing in the 106-lb. class, and Zy Stewart, competing in the 138-lb. class, also represented Union County High School at the state individual tournament.

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The state championship matchups have been set in high school basketball across all classifications. In the girls 5A, Spring Valley will take on Goose Creek. In 4A, South Pointe faces North Augusta. In 3A, Keenan takes on Bishop England. In 2A, Christ Church faces Mullins. In 1A, High Point Academy in Spartanburg takes on Scotts Branch. On the boys' side in 5A, Dorman will take on Berkeley. In 4A, Ridge View faces Wilson. In 3A, Keenan takes on Ridgeland-Hardeeville. In 2A, Andrew Jackson faces Gray Collegiate. In 1A, High Point Academy faces Hemingway.

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In college basketball over the weekend, Clemson got a big win Saturday over Boston College, 76-66. Marcquise Reed led the way with 31 points and 9 rebounds. Elijah Thomas posted a double-double. Clemson improves to 6-8 in the ACC, 9th place in the ACC. Clemson travels to Pittsburgh Wednesday at 7.

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South Carolina fell to Mississippi State, 76-61. AJ Lawson scored 18 points to lead the Gamecocks. South Carolina led by 7 at halftime, but Mississippi State dominated the second half to claim victory. South Carolina falls to 9-5, tied for 4th in the SEC. South Carolina will be back in action Tuesday at 7 as they host Alabama.

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Wofford survived another Southern Conference game, defeating Furman on Saturday, 72-64. Wofford is 16-0 in conference play with a couple of games left to play.

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In college baseball, South Carolina swept Utah Valley, 15-3, 6-5, and 10-3. South Carolina improves to 6-1 on the season. They will be back in action on Tuesday, as they host Appalachian State at 4 p.m. Clemson swept VMI, 8-6, 8-2, and 11-6. Clemson will be back in action Tuesday, as they host East Tennessee State at 4 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School baseball for you, as Union County faces Fox Creek at 6:30 and Clover at 8:30, all part of the Hub City Classic at Broome.

Sports for 2/22/19

Wet weather has forced the postponement of a preseason Union County High School baseball tournament.

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The Anderson Civic Center will host the state wrestling championship this weekend. Zaiden Hill will compete in the 106-lb. class. Zy Stewart will compete in the 138-lb. class. Tre'von Hill represents Union County in the 152-lb. class. Cam Lott, coming off a 1st-place finish in the Upper State tournament, will compete for the state title in the 220-lb. weight class.

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#7 Michigan downed Minnesota last night in college basketball, 69-60. #2 Gonzaga easily got by Pepperdine, 92-64. Around the state, Coastal Carolina fell to Georgia Southern, 79-74. Chattanooga beat The Citadel, 69-65. Radford defeated Winthrop, 87-81. William & Mary topped College of Charleston in overtime, 86-84. USC Upstate fell to Charleston Southern, 92-60.

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This weekend, South Carolina visits Mississippi State Saturday at 6, while Clemson hosts Boston College Saturday at noon. We'll have both games for you on WBCU.

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The NBA returned to action last night following their All-Star break, with Cleveland knocking off Phoenix, 111-98. Philadelphia beat Miami, 106-102. Portland defeated Brooklyn, 113-99. Milwaukee edged Boston, 98-97. Golden State got by Sacramento, 125-123. The LA Lakers beat Houston, 111-106.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have country music for you all evening.

Sports for 2/21/19

There were no in-state games yesterday. Around the top 25, #10 Michigan State beat Rutgers, 71-60. Georgetown upset #17 Villanova, 85-73. #13 LSU fell to Florida, 82-77 in overtime. Syracuse blasted #18 Louisville, 69-49. #11 Marquette beat Butler, 79-69. San Diego State upset #6 Nevada, 65-57. #8 North Carolina took down #1 Duke, 88-72.

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Today in college basketball, Coastal Carolina hosts Georgia Southern at 7. College of Charleston visits William & Mary at 7. Winthrop is at Radford at 7. The Citadel hosts Chattanooga at 7. USC Upstate visits Charleston Southern at 7:30. Around the top 25, #7 Michigan is at Minnesota at 7, and #2 Gonzaga hosts Pepperdine at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have great country music all evening long.

Sports for 2/20/19

In Major League Baseball yesterday, Manny Machado agreed to the biggest free agent contract in American sports history, with a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. Machado is a four-time All Star and two-time Gold Glove winner at third base. He made $16 million last year between the LA Dodgers and the Baltimore Orioles. The deal with the Padres includes an opt-out after the fifth season and a limited no-trade clause. The contract is pending a physical.

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In college basketball yesterday, South Carolina took care of Ole Miss, 79-64. Clemson fell to #16 Florida State, 77-64. Around the top 25, #5 Tennessee beat Vanderbilt, 58-46. #15 Purdue defeated Indiana, 48-46. #25 Buffalo blasted Ohio, 114-67. #24 Maryland edged #21 Iowa, 66-65. #4 Kentucky took down Missouri, 66-58. Baylor upset #19 Iowa State, 73-69.

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Today in college basketball, there are no in-state games. Around the top 25, #10 Michigan State hosts Rutgers at 6:30. #17 Villanova visits Georgetown at 6:30. #13 LSU hosts Florida at 7. #18 Louisville visits Syracuse at 7. #8 North Carolina travels to #1 Duke at 9. #11 Marquette hosts Butler at 9, and #6 Nevada travels to San Diego State at 11.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have great country music all evening for you.

Sports for 2/19/19

In college basketball yesterday, South Carolina State defeated Florida A&M, 57-54. Around the top 25, #3 Virginia took down #20 Virginia Tech, 64-58. #22 Wisconsin beat Illinois, 64-58. #23 Kansas State defeated West Virginia, 65-51.

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In college basketball today, South Carolina hosts Ole Miss at 7 p.m. Clemson will host Florida State at 9. We'll have both those games on WBCU tonight. In top 25 action, #5 Tennessee hosts Vanderbilt at 7. #15 Purdue visits Indiana at 7. #25 Buffalo hosts Ohio at 7. #24 Maryland travels to #21 Iowa at 8. #4 Kentucky visits Missouri at 9, and #19 Iowa State hosts Baylor at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have South Carolina Gamecocks basketball for you, as South Carolina hosts Ole Miss. The pregame show starts at 6:30, and tipoff is set for 7. After the game, we'll join Clemson Tigers basketball in progress, as the Tigers host Florida State at 9.

Sports for 2/18/19

For the first time in school history, Union County High School wrestling filled all of their weight slots for the Upper State Tournament in class 3A. Several Union County wrestlers placed in the top 4 of their respective weight classes to advance to the state tournament. Zaiden Hill finished 4th in the 106-lb. class. Zy Stewart finished 3rd in the 138-lb. class. Tre'von Hill finished 2nd in the 152-lb. class. Cam Lott placed 1st in the 220-lb. weight class. The state tournament will be held February 22-23 in the Anderson Civic Center.

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College basketball from over the weekend saw Clemson build a 23-19 halftime lead over #16 Louisville before falling to the Cardinals, 56-55. Clemson had a chance to win late, as they stole the inbound pass and put up a shot that was blocked, and after an offensive rebound, missed a desperation shot that hit the rim and bounced off. Elijah Thomas led the way with 15 points and 7 rebounds for Clemson. Marcquise Reed had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Clemson is 9th place in the ACC with a 5-7 conference record. Clemson will host Florida State tomorrow night. They host Boston College Saturday, followed by games at Pittsburgh, at home against North Carolina, at Notre Dame, and at home against Syracuse.

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South Carolina rallied from a 7-point halftime deficit to claim an 84-77 victory over Texas A&M. AJ Lawson led the Gamecocks with 23 points. Chris Silva added 22 points and 14 rebounds, and four of the Gamecocks' starters scored in double figures. The Gamecocks are tied for 4th in the SEC with an 8-4 conference record. Still to come for South Carolina is a home contest against Ole Miss tomorrow night, a road trip to Mississippi State on Saturday, followed by a home contest against Alabama, a road game at Missouri, another road contest at Texas A&M, and the season finale at home against Georgia.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have great country music for you all evening. We are working with Phil Kornblut to bring Sports Talk back, and we hope to have more information on that in the coming weeks.

Sports for 2/15/19

In college basketball yesterday, Wofford downed VMI, 95-84. The Citadel fell to East Tennessee State, 91-83. College of Charleston lost to Hofstra, 99-95. Furman beat UNC-Greensboro, 67-57. In top 25 action, #9 Houston defeated UConn, 71-63, and #3 Gonzaga knocked off Loyola-Marymount, 73-60.

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There are no in-state games scheduled today. In top 25 action, #25 Buffalo travels to Toledo at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have country music for you all evening long.

Sports for 2/14/19

The state individual qualifier for high school wrestling is two days away. For the first time in Union County history, they are taking a full team to the Upper State qualifier. Union County High School will have a representative in all 14 weight classes. Action starts at 5 p.m. at Powdersville High School Friday night. Day 2 (Saturday) starts at 8 a.m.

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In college basketball around the Palmetto State yesterday, #1 Tennessee knocked off South Carolina in a much closer game than perhaps anticipated, as the Gamecocks fell, 85-73. Charleston Southern fell to Gardner-Webb on the road, 77-74. Clemson lost a heartbreaker to Miami, 65-64. Winthrop knocked off Presbyterian College, 93-85. USC Upstate dropped a close contest to UNC Asheville, 57-53.

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Around the top 25, #13 Villanova took down Providence, 85-67. #17 Florida State beat Wake Forest, 88-66. #22 Virginia Tech knocked off Georgia Tech, 76-68. #15 Texas Tech defeated Oklahoma State, 78-50.

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Today in college basketball, Wofford hosts VMI at 7. The Citadel travels to East Tennessee State at 7. College of Charleston will host Hofstra at 7. Furman hosts UNC-Greensboro at 7:30. There are two top 25 matchups, as #9 Houston travels to UConn at 7. #3 Gonzaga visits Loyola-Marymount at 11.

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We'll have country music for you all night long on WBCU.

Sports for 2/13/19

It was a tough way to end the basketball season for Union County, as they traveled to take on the two-time defending state champions, the Southside Tigers. Union County fell, 74-53. Both the boys and girls teams saw their seasons come to an end after the first round.

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In college basketball last night, around the top 25, #24 Maryland upended #12 Purdue, 70-56. #25 Buffalo downed Akron, 76-70. #19 LSU upset #5 Kentucky, 73-71. #11 Michigan State beat #20 Wisconsin, 67-59. #10 Marquette knocked off DePaul, 92-73. Penn State upset #6 Michigan, 75-69. #2 Duke survived a tough game against #16 Louisville, 71-69. Duke trailed by 23 points at one time, but Zion Williamson led the Blue Devils back for the win. #18 Kansas State took down Texas, 71-64.

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Today, the South Carolina Gamecocks travel to #1 Tennessee at 6:30 p.m. Clemson travels to Miami today at 7. We'll have the Tigers pregame for you starting at 6:30 p.m. on WBCU. In other action, Providence travels to #13 Villanova at 6:30. Wake Forest visits #17 Florida State at 7. #22 Virginia Tech hosts Georgia Tech at 8. #15 Texas Tech travels to Oklahoma State at 9. Around the state, Charleston Southern visits Gardner Webb at 7. Presbyterian College is at Winthrop at 7. USC Upstate hosts UNC Asheville at 7.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Clemson Tigers basketball for you, as the Tigers visit Miami. Tipoff is set for 7, and the pregame show starts at 6:30.

Sports for 2/12/19

Today, the Union County High School Yellow Jackets basketball team travels to Southside for a 7 p.m. contest. The winner will take on the winner of Pendleton and Fairfield Central Friday at 7 in the second round.

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The Union County High School Lady Jackets fell to the Chapman Lady Panthers yesterday in the first round of the AAA playoffs. The final score was 52-50. Chapman advances to take on Seneca in the second round. Congratulations to Coach Richard and the Lady Jackets for a great season.

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In college basketball yesterday, SC State edged Coppin State, 85-84. #4 Virginia downed #8 North Carolina in Chapel Hill, 69-61. #14 Kansas knocked off a tough TCU team in overtime, 82-77.

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In college basketball today, there are no in-state games. Around the top 25, #12 Purdue will be at #24 Maryland at 6:30. #19 LSU will travel to #5 Kentucky at 7 on ESPN. #11 Michigan State visits #20 Wisconsin at 7 on ESPN2. #25 Buffalo is at Akron at 7. #10 Marquette is at DePaul at 8. #6 Michigan visits Penn State at 8:30. #2 Duke at #16 Louisville at 9 on ESPN. #18 Kansas State will be at Texas at 9 on ESPN2.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School basketball, as the Yellow Jackets travel to Southside at 7 p.m. We'll be on the air around 6:55 with the pregame lineups.

Sports for 2/11/19

Around the county today, the Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets basketball team will travel to take on Chapman at 6:30 p.m. in the first round of the AAA Playoffs. The winner will take on the winner of Indian Land and Seneca on Thursday at 7. The boys will be in action tomorrow at Southside at 7.

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This weekend, Sims boys basketball won the Peachtree Conference Championship with a win over Fairforest Middle School. This was their first conference championship since 1999.

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USC Union Bantams baseball lost all four of their games this weekend to Catawba Valley. They will be back in action on Friday at 1 p.m. for a nine-inning game.

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In the new football league, the Alliance of American Football (AAF), several games were played Sunday. The Birmingham Iron shut out the Memphis Express, 26-0. The Arizona Hotshots took down the Salt Lake City Stallions, 38-22. On Saturday, the Orlando Apollos, coached by former Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier, defeated the Atlanta Legends, 40-6. The San Antonio Commanders beat the San Diego Fleet, 15-6.

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There were no in-state games in college basketball yesterday. Around the top 25, #12 Houston took down #25 Cincinnati, 65-58. #20 Iowa edged Northwestern, 80-79.

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Today in college basketball, SC State hosts Coppin State at 7:30. Around the top 25, #3 Virginia visits #8 North Carolina at 7. #13 Kansas is at TCU at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School basketball, as the Lady Jackets will travel to Chapman in the first round of the AAA Playoffs. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.

Sports for 2/8/19

Sims boys basketball defeated D.R. Hill in the Peachtree Conference tournament yesterday in a thriller, 50-49. Sims advances to the conference tournament championship tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. against Fairforest Middle School. The game will be played at Gaffney Middle School.

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Tomorrow, the Union County High School baseball team will host an alumni game. The game will be played tomorrow at 3 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex, Field #6. It is open to all former baseball players of Union, Jonesville, Lockhart, or Union County high schools. Registration and warm-up will take place from 2-3. Registration fee is $20, which includes the game and a t-shirt. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Kids 12 and under are free.

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Next week, Union County's girls' and boys' varsity basketball teams will open play in the AAA playoffs. Both teams earned a #3 seed and will play on the road in the first round. The Lady Jackets will play at Chapman Monday at 6:30 p.m. The boys will be at Southside Tuesday at 7.

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In college basketball, College of Charleston took down Delaware, 83-75. Presbyterian beat UNC-Asheville, 67-44. Wofford edged ETSU in overtime, 78-76, to remain unbeaten in the Southern Conference. Furman knocked off Western Carolina, 64-45. Winthrop defeated Charleston Southern, 76-72, and UT-Arlington beat Coastal Carolina, 74-54. Around the top 25, #12 Houston beat UCF, 77-68. #25 Cincinnati defeated Memphis, 69-64. #4 Gonzaga blasted San Francisco, 92-62. #20 Iowa took down Indiana, 77-72.

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Today, there are no in-state games or games in the top 25.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 2/7/19

Two Union County High School football players signed their letters of intent yesterday to play football at North Greenville University. Offensive tackles Parker Northern and Lewis McBeth will suit up together in college. The pair have anchored the offensive line for Union County the past two seasons and have put up record numbers on the ground during the 2018 season, leading the Jackets to an appearance in the Upper State Championship game.  McBeth was named All Region 3-3A, All-Area 1st team by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, and was recognized during the season as "Hog of the Week" by the same publication. Along with these, McBeth was also selected to take part in the annual North-South All-Star game. Northern was named All-Region, recognized as "Hog of the Week" during the regular season, and was All-Area 2nd team by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.

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This weekend, the Union County High School baseball team will host an alumni game. The game will be played this Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex, Field #6. It is open to all former baseball players of Union, Jonesville, Lockhart, or Union County high schools. Registration and warm-up will take place from 2-3. Registration fee is $20, which includes the game and a t-shirt. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Kids 12 and under are free.

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In college basketball last night, the Clemson Tigers beat Georgia Tech, 65-42. In top 25 action, #24 Maryland defeated Nebraska, 60-45. #14 Villanova held off Creighton in overtime, 66-59. #19 Wisconsin knocked off Minnesota, 56-51. #21 LSU beat Mississippi State in overtime, 92-88. #6 Nevada defeated Colorado State, 98-82.

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Today, College of Charleston travels to Delaware at 7 p.m. Wofford visits East Tennessee State at 7. Presbyterian College will host UNC Asheville at 7. Furman travels to Western Carolina at 7:30. Charleston Southern hosts Winthrop at 7:30. Coastal Carolina will travel to face UT-Arlington at 8.

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In top 25 action, #12 Houston travels to UCF at 7. #25 Cincinnati is at Memphis at 7. #4 Gonzaga hosts San Francisco at 9. #20 Iowa is at Indiana at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 2/6/19

Two Union County High School football players will sign their letters of intent today to play football at North Greenville University. Offensive tackles Parker Northern and Lewis McBeth will suit up together in college. The pair have anchored the offensive line for Union County the past two seasons and have put up record numbers on the ground during the 2018 season, leading the Jackets to an appearance in the Upper State Championship game.  McBeth was named All Region 3-3A, All-Area 1st team by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, and was recognized during the season as "Hog of the Week" by the same publication. Along with these, McBeth was also selected to take part in the annual North-South All-Star game. Northern was named All-Region, recognized as "Hog of the Week" during the regular season, and was All-Area 2nd team by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.

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This weekend, the Union County High School baseball team will host an alumni game. The game will be played this Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex, Field #6. It is open to all former baseball players of Union, Jonesville, Lockhart, or Union County high schools. Registration and warm-up will take place from 2-3. Registration fee is $20, which includes the game and a t-shirt. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Kids 12 and under are free.

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The Union County varsity girls fell to the region champions, Emerald, last night on Senior Night. The Lady Vikings knocked off the Lady Jackets, 54-36. Union County finishes 3rd in the region. They will be in playoff action on Monday at Chapman at 7 p.m.

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The varsity boys defeated Emerald, 58-53. Ladarius Jeffries led the Jackets with 22 points. With the win, the Jackets clinched the #3 seed. They will travel to Southside on Tuesday in the first round of the playoffs.

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In college basketball yesterday, #5 Kentucky blasted South Carolina, 76-48. In other top 25 action, #2 Duke beat Boston College, 80-55. #9 Michigan State was upset by Illinois, 79-74. #7 Michigan defeated Rutgers, 77-65. #8 North Carolina won a high-scoring matchup against NC State, 113-96. St. John's edged #10 Marquette in an upset, 70-69. #22 Florida State took down Syracuse, 80-62. #1 Tennessee knocked off Missouri, 72-60, and #13 Kansas lost to Kansas State, 74-67.

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Today in college basketball, Clemson is in action at Georgia Tech at 7 p.m. Around the top 25, #24 Maryland is at Nebraska at 7. #14 Villanova hosts Creighton at 8. #19 Wisconsin travels to Minnesota at 9. #21 LSU travels to Mississippi State at 9. #6 Nevada is at Colorado State at 10.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-6:30 p.m. After that, we'll have Clemson Tigers basketball for you, as Clemson travels to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech. Airtime on WBCU is set for 6:30 p.m., and tipoff is set for 7.

Sports for 2/5/19

In local sports today, the UCHS varsity basketball teams will host Emerald in the final game of the regular season. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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This weekend, the Union County High School baseball team will host an alumni game. The game will be played this Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex, Field #6. It is open to all former baseball players of Union, Jonesville, Lockhart, or Union County high schools. Registration and warm-up will take place from 2-3. Registration fee is $20, which includes the game and a t-shirt. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Kids 12 and under are free.

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Yesterday, the Sims girls fell to Dawkins Middle School in the 2nd round of the playoffs, ending their season. Congratulations on a great season. The Sims boys won their 2nd round game over Florence Chapel, advancing to the 3rd round.

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In college basketball yesterday, SC State fell on the road at Delaware State, 70-68. In the top 25, #16 Louisville took down #11 Virginia Tech, 72-64. #17 Iowa State edged Oklahoma, 75-74. #18 Texas Tech blew out West Virginia, 81-50.

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There is one in-state basketball game today, as South Carolina travel to #5 Kentucky tonight. The Gamecocks are 11-10, while the Wildcats come in at 18-3. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. We will not have the game on WBCU due to high school basketball. It will be televised on the SEC Network. Other top 25 action includes Boston College at #2 Duke at 7 p.m. #9 Michigan State is at Illinois at 7. #7 Michigan travels to Rutgers at 8. #8 North Carolina hosts NC State at 8. #10 Marquette hosts St. John's at 8. #22 Florida State travels to Syracuse at 8. #1 Tennessee hosts Missouri at 9. #13 Kansas travels to Kansas State at 9.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School basketball for you, as the Jackets and Lady Jackets play their final game of the regular season. We'll be on the air around 5:55 p.m. with the pregame lineups, and tip-off for the girls is at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:30.

Sports for 2/4/19

In local sports today, the UCHS JV basketball team will be in action in their final game of regular season at Emerald. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at around 7:15. The varsity basketball teams will have their final game of the regular season at home against Emerald tomorrow. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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It's been a great season for Union County wrestling, as the Yellow Jackets have come away as the region champions. They earn a #1 seed and a first-round bye in the class 3A state tournament. They were in action on Saturday in the second round against Chester. Chester defeated Powdersville in the first round, 58-18. Chester continued its good wrestling, taking down Union County, 49-21. Congratulations to Coach Jon Langenfeld and all the Union County wrestlers on a great season. Chester advances to take on Crescent in the third round, while Indian Land will face West-Oak.

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Friday night, Union County took on Newberry on the basketball court. The Lady Jackets defeated Newberry, moving to 6-3 in region play, tied with Woodruff for second place. Emerald has clinched the #1 seed with an 8-1 record. Clinton is 4th at 5-4. Mid-Carolina is 2-7, and Newberry is 0-9. On the boys side, Union County fell to Newberry, 63-58. Union County drops to 3rd place in region 3-3A. Newberry and Mid-Carolina are tied atop the region at 7-2. Union County is 3rd with a 5-4 record. Clinton is 4-5, followed by 3-6 Emerald and 1-8 Woodruff. Union County will clinch the #3 seed and knock Emerald from playoff contention with a win tomorrow night.

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Super Bowl 53 was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history, as the New England Patriots won another title with a 13-3 victory over the LA Rams.

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In college basketball over the weekend, the South Carolina Gamecocks got an 86-80 victory over Georgia. South Carolina led 45-40 at the half and held off several Georgia rallies to get the win. Chris Silva and AJ Lawson led the way with 19 points each. Clemson got a big 64-37 victory yesterday over Wake Forest. Elijah Thomas had a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds. He was the only Tiger in double figures. Clemson led 30-18 at the half and continued to pour it on in the second half. Next up, South Carolina will be at Kentucky tomorrow at 7, and Clemson will be at Georgia Tech Wednesday at 7.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 2/1/19

In local sports today, UCHS basketball hosts Newberry tonight. The girls tip off at 6 p.m., and the boys will follow at 7:30. UCHS wrestling has a big tournament this Saturday, as well.

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Around Union County in sports yesterday, the Sims Lady Tigers basketball team defeated Carver to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The Sims boys also got a playoff win over Boiling Springs. Both teams will be back in action on Monday. Jonesville's boys' basketball team lost their first round playoff game to Cowpens yesterday. With the loss, their season comes to an end.

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Around the Palmetto State in college basketball, Furman took down The Citadel, 71-61. Coastal Carolina defeated UL-Monroe, 92-81. College of Charleston beat James Madison, 70-53. Wofford improved to 10-0 in the Southern Conference with a 76-67 victory over Mercer.

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In top 25 action last night, #13 Houston got by Temple, 73-66. #17 Purdue outlasted Penn State in overtime, 99-90. #4 Gonzaga thumped BYU, 93-63.

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In college hoops today, there are no in-state games. #5 Michigan travels to Iowa at 7 p.m. #18 Buffalo is at Bowling Green at 8. #21 Maryland is at #24 Wisconsin at 9. 

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Tonight on WBCU, Union County will host Newberry, with the girls tipping off at 6 and the boys to follow. We'll be on the air with the pregame lineups around 5:50 p.m.

Sports for 1/31/19

Around Union County in sports today, the Sims girls' basketball team will host Carver in a playoff game today at 4:30. The Sims boys will host Boiling Springs in a 5:45 p.m. playoff game. The Jonesville Middle School boys basketball team will host Cowpens in playoff action at 5. 

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USC Upstate fell to UNC Asheville yesterday, 71-62. In an in-state battle, Charleston Southern knocked off Presbyterian, 85-84. Around the top 25 last night, #10 Marquette defeated Butler, 76-58. #12 Virginia Tech got an ACC win over Miami, 82-70. #20 Iowa State beat West Virginia, 93-68. #14 Villanova knocked off DePaul, 86-74. #15 Louisville won their conference matchup over Wake Forest, 82-54. #19 LSU pulled away from Texas A&M, 72-57.

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Today in college basketball, five in-state schools are in action. Furman will travel to The Citadel at 7. Coastal Carolina will host UL Monroe at 7. College of Charleston will host James Madison at 7. Wofford will travel to Mercer at 7. There will be three matchups in the top 25 tonight. #13 Houston hosts Temple at 7. #17 Purdue travels to Penn State at 7. #4 Gonzaga will be on the road at Gonzaga at BYU at 11 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/30/19

The varsity girls' basketball team defeated Mid-Carolina last night, 52-35. The boys defeated Mid-Carolina, 57-45. Union County led by 15 at the half and held on for the win. Both teams will be in action Friday against Newberry.

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SC Sports Talk as we know it is ending. On Twitter, host Phil Kornblut stated, "Effective today, Sports Talk Radio Network is no more. Learfield closed the South Carolina Radio Network effective immediately." After 35 years, the show has come to an end. WBCU will try and find a replacement program in the coming weeks.

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In college basketball, the Gamecocks fell to #1 Tennessee, 92-70. South Carolina kept it close until halfway through the second half. Clemson knocked off Pitt, 82-69. In top 25 action, #3 Virginia edged #23 NC State in an overtime thriller, 66-65. #9 North Carolina took care of business against Georgia Tech, 77-54. Texas upset #11 Kansas, 73-63. #18 Buffalo defeated Ball State, 83-59. #21 Maryland beat Northwestern, 70-52. #24 Wisconsin knocked off Nebraska, 62-51. Alabama upset #22 Mississippi State, 83-79. #5 Michigan defeated their rivals Ohio State, 65-49. #7 Kentucky cruised past Vanderbilt, 87-52, and #8 Nevada knocked off UNLV, 87-70.

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Today's in-state basketball action includes USC Upstate at UNC Asheville at 7. Presbyterian will travel to Charleston Southern at 7:30. In the top 25, #10 Marquette is at Butler at 6:30. #12 Virginia Tech travels to Miami at 7. #20 Iowa State hosts West Virginia at 7. #14 Villanova hits the road to face DePaul at 8. #15 Louisville travels to Wake Forest at 8. #19 LSU travels to College Station to take on Texas A&M at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m. The final Sports Talk broadcast is scheduled for February 8th.

Sports for 1/29/19

In local sports last night, the Sims Lady Tigers defeated Boiling Springs, 36-28. The JV girls fell to Mid-Carolina, 46-39. The JV boys knocked off Mid-Carolina, 41-33. We don't have a report from the Sims boys.

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The UCHS varsity basketball teams will travel to Mid-Carolina tonight. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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There were no surprises last night in college basketball, as #2 Duke defeated Notre Dame, 83-61, and #16 Texas Tech knocked off TCU, 84-65.

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Tonight in college basketball, South Carolina hosts #1 Tennessee at 6:30 p.m. ESPN has TV coverage. Clemson will host Pitt tonight at 9. We'll join the game in progress after high school basketball. #3 Virginia travels to #23 NC State at 7. #9 North Carolina travels to Georgia Tech at 7. #11 Kansas faces Texas on the road at 7. #18 Buffalo hosts Ball State at 7. #21 Maryland hosts Northwestern at 7. #24 Wisconsin travels to Nebraska at 8. #22 Mississippi State travels to Alabama at 8:30. #5 Michigan hosts Ohio State at 9. #7 Kentucky is at Vanderbilt at 9. #8 Nevada travels to UNLV at 11.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as the varsity teams travel to Mid-Carolina. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

Sports for 1/28/19

Around Union County in sports, Sims basketball will host Boiling Springs at 5 p.m. Union County JV basketball will host Mid-Carolina tonight at 6.

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In top 25 action yesterday, #6 Michigan State was upset by Purdue, 73-63, and #19 Iowa fell to Minnesota, 92-87. #17 Houston took down Tulsa, 77-65. #18 Villanova defeated Seton Hall, 80-52.

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Tonight in college basketball, #2 Duke travels to Notre Dame at 7 p.m., and #14 Texas Tech hosts TCU at 9 p.m. Both games will be shown on ESPN.

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In the NFL, the Pro Bowl kicked off, and the AFC won the contest over the NFC, 26-7. Next Sunday is Super Bowl LIII, as the New England Patriots face the LA Rams at 6:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/25/19

All area middle school basketball teams lost their games last night, as the Sims girls and boys lost to Dawkins, and Jonesville's girls and boys fell to Blacksburg.

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Tonight, Union County High School varsity girls and boys will host Woodruff. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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In college basketball last night, UNC Greensboro defeated The Citadel, 83-60. Charleston Southern fell on the road at Radford, 86-78. Winthrop knocked off Gardner Webb, 97-88. Campbell defeated Presbyterian, 77-73. Hampton beat USC Upstate, 88-70. Furman knocked off UT Chattanooga, 73-58. College of Charleston took down Elon, 72-53. Coastal Carolina edged Arkansas-Little Rock, 72-71. Wofford knocked off Samford in overtime, 107-106. Wofford rallied from down 6 with 30 seconds to go to tie the game at 93. Wofford hit a buzzer-beater for the win to remain unbeaten in Southern Conference play.

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In top 25 action last night, #6 Michigan State defeated #19 Iowa, 82-67. #23 Louisville scored a minor upset over #21 NC State, 84-77. #4 Gonzaga dominated Santa Clara, 98-39.

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In top 25 action tonight, #5 Michigan travels to face Indiana at 6:30, and #14 Buffalo will play at Kent State at 6:30. Saturday's basketball action will feature VMI at The Citadel at 1 p.m. Clemson at #21 NC State tips off at 2 p.m. South Carolina is in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge, as the Gamecocks will travel to face Oklahoma State at 2 p.m. College of Charleston will host William and Mary at 4 p.m. Presbyterian will host Winthrop at 4 p.m. Furman hosts Samford at 4:30. USC Upstate hosts Longwood at 4:30 p.m. Coastal Carolina will travel to Arkansas State at 5 p.m. Charleston Southern hosts Gardner Webb at 6 p.m. SC State travels to Savannah State at 6. Wofford will host UT Chattanooga at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School basketball for you, as the Yellow Jackets host Woodruff. The girls will tip off at 6 p.m., and the boys will follow at 7:30.

Sports for 1/24/19

Today, Sims Middle School basketball teams will travel to face Dawkins. The girls tip off at 5, and the boys will follow. Jonesville will travel to face Blacksburg. The girls tip off at 4:30, and the boys will follow.

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Around Union County in sports last night, the Jonesville Middle School Lady Wildcats fell to Pacolet in their final regular season home game, while the boys came away with a three-point win. In the JV games last night, both teams led late in the game against Clinton, but they both ended up losing.

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In college basketball last night, #1 Tennessee outlasted Vanderbilt, 88-83. #25 LSU beat Georgia, 92-82. #17 Houston took down East Carolina, 94-50. #12 Marquette defeated DePaul, 79-69. #7 Nevada blasted Colorado State, 100-60.

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Today in college basketball around the Palmetto State, Gardner Webb travels to Winthrop at 7. Wofford will host Samford at 7. The Citadel will travel to UNC Greensboro. College of Charleston hosts Elon at 7. USC Upstate travels to Hampton at 7. Furman hosts UT Chattanooga at 7. Presbyterian is at Campbell at 7. Charleston Southern will travel to Radford at 7. Coastal Carolina will be at Arkansas-Little Rock at 7:30. In top 25 action, #6 Michigan State will travel to face #19 Iowa at 7. #21 NC State travels to #23 Louisville at 8. #4 Gonzaga will be at Santa Clara at 11.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/23/19

In high school basketball action, Clinton knocked off the Lady Jackets, 28-24. Union County led most of the game, but Clinton took control in the final four minutes of the game. It was the second region loss for the Lady Jackets. The boys also lost to Clinton, 69-50. The boys trailed by as many as 25 points in the contest. Next up for Union County is a home contest against Woodruff Friday night.

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In college basketball, South Carolina knocked off #16 Auburn last night, 80-77. Chris Silva scored a career-high 32 points in the win. The Gamecocks are 10-8 overall and 5-1 in the SEC. The Gamecocks will visit Oklahoma State Saturday as part of the SEC-Big 12 Challenge.

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Clemson fell to Florida State last night, 77-68. The Tigers fall to 11-7 overall. Clemson will travel to NC State on Saturday.

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College basketball tonight features #1 Tennessee at Vanderbilt at 7 p.m. #25 LSU will host Georgia at 7. #17 Houston hosts East Carolina at 8. #12 Marquette hosts DePaul tonight at 8:30. #7 Nevada hosts Colorado State at 11.

Around the NBA, Toronto beat Sacramento, 120-105. Oklahoma City defeated Portland, 123-114. Dallas knocked off the LA Clippers, 106-98. Minnesota blasted Phoenix, 118-91.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/22/19

In local sports, Sims basketball travels to Fairforest at 5 p.m. High school wrestling has their final home match of the regular season, hosting Newberry and Whitmire at 6 p.m. The varsity basketball teams travel to Clinton tonight. The girls tip off at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:30 p.m. The first time the teams played this season, the UCHS girls defeated Clinton, 48-35, and the boys beat Clinton, 76-68.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson are in action tonight. South Carolina hosts #16 Auburn at 6:30 p.m. Clemson will travel to face Florida State at 7. We will not be able to air either game due to high school basketball. In other top 25 action tonight, #18 Villanova travels to Butler. #14 Texas Tech will be at Kansas State. #22 Mississippi State has a big game at #8 Kentucky. #5 Michigan hosts Minnesota. #14 Buffalo travels to Northern Illinois. #20 Ole Miss is on the road at Alabama. #2 Duke is at Pittsburgh, and #3 Virginia hosts Wake Forest.

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Last night in college basketball, #6 Michigan State knocked off #13 Maryland, 69-55. #11 North Carolina downed #10 Virginia Tech, 103-82. #9 Kansas edged #24 Iowa State, 80-76.

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The new AP basketball poll was released, and the new #1 team is Tennessee. Duke fell to #2. Virginia, Gonzaga, and Michigan round out the top 5. #6-10 are: Michigan State, Nevada, Kentucky, Kansas, and Virginia Tech. #11-15 are: North Carolina, Marquette, Maryland, Texas Tech, and Buffalo (tied for 14th with Texas Tech). #16-20 are: Auburn, Houston, Villanova, Iowa, and Ole Miss. Rounding out the top 25 are: NC State, Mississippi State, Louisville, Iowa State, and LSU. Florida State fell out of the rankings after a couple of losses last week. Wofford received 5 votes in this week's poll. The Terriers lead the Southern Conference with a 7-0 record.

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Coming up today on WBCU, we'll have high school basketball for you, as Union County travels to Clinton to take on the Red Devils. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. We'll be on the air with the pregame lineups at 5:55 p.m.

Sports for 1/21/19

There are no local sports scheduled today in the middle schools or high school.

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Both the NFC and AFC Championship games went to overtime for the first time ever. The Rams knocked off the Saints in overtime, 26-23, set up by a controversial non-call on pass interference. The league office said after the game, "We just missed it." The Patriots will go to the Super Bowl, taking out the Chiefs in overtime, 37-31. The Patriots and Rams will face each other in Super Bowl LIII in a couple of weeks.

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In college basketball, #11 Florida State fell to Boston College, 87-82. #15 Marquette took down Providence, 79-68. #23 Iowa beat Illinois, 95-71. Around the Palmetto State tonight, Winthrop hosts UNC Asheville today at 2. USC Upstate will host Presbyterian at 4. South Carolina State will host Norfolk State at 7:30. In the top 25, #19 Maryland travels to #6 Michigan State at 6:30. #9 Virginia Tech travels to #13 North Carolina at 7 p.m. #7 Kansas hosts Iowa State at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/18/19

The UCHS JV boys basketball team defeated Emerald, 49-39. The JV girls' game was cancelled. UCHS wrestling clinched the Region 3-3A championship, winning the region tournament yesterday at Emerald.

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Today, the UCHS varsity basketball teams will travel to Emerald. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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Last night in college basketball, Northeastern knocked off College of Charleston, 69-60. The Citadel fell to Samford, 80-77. In the top 25, #6 Michigan State beat Nebraska, 70-64. #5 Gonzaga defeated Loyola-Marymount, 73-55. Tonight, #19 Maryland is at Ohio State at 6:30 p.m. #16 Buffalo hosts Eastern Michigan at 7. #22 Villanova hosts Xavier at 8:30.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County travels to face Emerald. The girls will tip off at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:30. We'll be on the air around 5:55 p.m. with the pregame lineups.

Sports for 1/17/19

In local sports action today, the UCHS varsity wrestling team has a match at Emerald at 6 p.m. Jonesville Middle School basketball will travel to Whitmire at 5 p.m. Sims Middle School will host D.R. Hill at 5 p.m. The UCHS JV basketball teams will host Emerald tonight. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys at 7:15.

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At the UCHS football banquet last night, Will Long was awarded the Jerry Williams Tenacity Award after overcoming a bad knee injury this summer. Long was also named All-Region. Coach Brian Thompson was named the Region 3-3A Coach of the Year. In addition, Vinny Parris earned the James Cornbread Barnett Award. Termaine Epps was the Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Cam Lot was named Region Defensive Player of the Year.

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In college basketball last night, the Clemson Tigers knocked off the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 72-60. It was the first ACC win this season for the Tigers, who improve to 1-3 in ACC play. Marcquise Reed led the way with 30 points and 6 rebounds. The Tigers will travel to Florida State next Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks continued their strong start to conference play, running their SEC record to 4-0 with a 74-71 victory over Vanderbilt. The Gamecocks trailed by as many as 12 points during the game before rallying for the win. AJ Lawson led the Gamecocks with 24 points. The Tigers will travel to LSU on Saturday. The Tigers are 3-0 in conference play. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

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In other top 25 action last night, #20 Oklahoma fell to Kansas State, 74-61. #23 Iowa downed Penn State, 89-82. #14 Auburn got past Texas A&M, 85-66. #21 Houston knocked off SMU, 69-58. Iowa State upset #8 Texas Tech, 68-64. Around the Palmetto State, Presbyterian defeated Hampton, 85-70. Longwood beat Winthrop, 75-61. High Point knocked off USC Upstate, 71-54.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/16/19

Last night, the UCHS Lady Jackets varsity basketball team defeated Newberry, 48-31. The Lady Jackets improve to 4-0 in region play. The boys fell to Newberry, 78-63. Union County falls to 2-2 in region play. Both teams will travel to Emerald on Friday night.

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Around college basketball, #3 Tennessee defeated Arkansas, 106-87. #24 Mississippi State edged Florida, 71-68. #12 Kentucky took down Georgia, 69-49. #16 Buffalo got an 88-79 win over Western Michigan. Wake Forest pulled off an upset at home over #17 NC State, 71-67. #4 Virginia rolled past #9 Virginia Tech, 81-59. #15 Marquette edged Georgetown, 74-71. #13 North Carolina won a close game over Notre Dame, 75-69. #18 Ole Miss fell to LSU, 83-69. #10 Nevada survived a scare against Boise State, winning 72-71.

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Tonight's in-state college basketball action features Winthrop at home against Longwood at 7. USC Upstate travels to High Point at 7. South Carolina travels to Vanderbilt at 7. Presbyterian hosts Hampton at 7. Clemson hosts Georgia Tech at 9 p.m. In the top 25, #23 Iowa travels to Penn State at 7. #14 Auburn will be at Texas A&M at 7. Kansas State travels to #20 Oklahoma at 7. #8 Texas Tech hosts Iowa State at 9. #21 Houston travels to SMU at 9.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-6:30. At 6:30, we'll have Gamecocks basketball, as South Carolina travels to Nashville to take on Vanderbilt. Tipoff is set for 7. After the game, we'll join Clemson Tigers basketball, as Clemson hosts Georgia Tech tonight at 9.

Sports for 1/15/19

Tonight, the UCHS varsity basketball teams will be in action at Newberry. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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The Union County High School JV girls' basketball team defeated Newberry last night, 42-22. The JV boys fell to Newberry, 49-37.

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In college basketball around the Palmetto State, SC State edged Coppin State, 70-68. There were a few upsets in the top 25 last night. #25 Indiana fell to Nebraska, 66-51. Syracuse edged #1 Duke in overtime, 95-91. Pittsburgh upset #11 Florida State, 75-62. #19 Maryland defeated Wisconsin, 64-60. #7 Kansas beat Texas, 80-78.

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Today in college basketball around the top 25, #3 Tennessee takes on Arkansas at home at 7 p.m. #24 Mississippi State hosts Florida at 7 p.m. #12 Kentucky travels to Athens to face Georgia at 7 p.m. Western Michigan hosts #16 Buffalo at 7 p.m. #17 NC State travels to Wake Forest at 8. #9 Virginia Tech will travel to #4 Virginia at 8 p.m. #15 Marquette will be at Georgetown at 8:30 p.m. Notre Dame travels to #13 North Carolina at 9. LSU will travel to #18 Ole Miss at 9. #10 Nevada travels to Boise State at 9.

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Today, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County travels to take on Newberry. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. We'll be on the air around 5:55 p.m. with the pregame lineups.

Sports for 1/14/19

Around Union County in sports, Will Long, Jakob Lawson, and Jacob Crocker, seniors at Union County High School, signed their letters of intent to play college soccer at USC-Union. Congratulations to them on that accomplishment, and best wishes in your college careers.

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Union County JV basketball tips off at home against Newberry. The girls begin at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:15. Sims basketball hosts Newberry Middle at 5. The boys will follow. Jonesville Middle School hosts Landrum. The girls tip off at 4:30, and the boys will follow.

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The conference championship games are set after this past weekend's NFL divisional playoff rounds. On Saturday, Kansas City knocked off Indianapolis, 31-13. The LA Rams defeated Dallas, 30-22. New England downed the LA Chargers, 41-28. The New Orleans Saints rallied for a 20-14 victory over Philadelphia.

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In college basketball, the South Carolina Gamecocks defeated Missouri, 85-75, to improve to 3-0 in SEC play. #6 Michigan State defeated Penn State, 71-56. #2 Michigan beat Northwestern, 80-60. Tonight, SC State travels to take on Coppin State at 7:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/11/19

The local sports schedule today features Union County High School varsity basketball hosting Mid-Carolina tonight. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. Both the varsity girls and boys are starting out region play 2-0. The Lady Jackets are coming off a 56-45 win over Woodruff and 46-35 victory over Clinton, while the boys also knocked off Woodruff, 64-57, and downed Clinton, 76-68. 

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In college basketball last night, #2 Michigan defeated Illinois, 79-69. In the other top 25 game, #5 Gonzaga knocked off Pacific, 67-36. Around the Palmetto State, Drexel edged College of Charleston, 79-78. Winthrop beat Campbell, 90-86. Coastal Carolina fell to Texas State, 65-61. East Tennessee State rolled past The Citadel, 98-73. Wofford defeated UNC-Greensboro, 72-43. Furman downed VMI, 89-57. High Point beat Presbyterian, 74-58. Radford knocked off USC Upstate, 79-72, and Hampton defeated Charleston Southern, 94-82.

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This weekend, Clemson faces #4 Virginia at home at noon. The Gamecocks will host Missouri at 1. We'll have the Clemson game for you starting at 11:30 with the Tigers pregame show.

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The NFL playoffs continue this weekend, as Kansas City hosts Indianapolis Saturday at 4:35 p.m. on NBC. Saturday night at 8:15 on FOX, Dallas travels to the LA Rams. On Sunday at 1:05, New England hosts the LA Chargers on CBS. Sunday at 4:40 on FOX, Philadelphia travels to New Orleans.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County hosts Mid-Carolina. We'll be on the air at 5:55 p.m. with the pregame lineups. Tipoff for the girls is set for 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

Sports for 1/10/19

In middle school sports last night, Jonesville's girls lost to EP Todd, while the boys got a win.

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The Sims Tigers will be at Gable today at 5 p.m. Union County JV basketball will be at Mid-Carolina tonight at 6.

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Last night in college basketball, Clemson fell to Syracuse, 61-53. Marcquise Reed led the Tigers with 16 points, and Elijah Thomas added 13. #7 Kansas took down #25 TCU, 77-68. #10 Nevada beat San Jose State, 92-53. Rutgers upset #16 Ohio State, 64-61. #9 Virginia Tech beat Georgia Tech, 52-49. #11 Auburn lost to Ole Miss, 82-67. #21 Marquette outlasted Creighton, 106-104 in overtime. Temple upset #17 Houston, 73-69. #4 Virginia stayed undefeated with an 83-56 win over Boston College. #13 Florida State defeated Miami, 68-62.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/9/19

In local sports last night, Union County's varsity girls basketball team defeated Woodruff, 56-45. Makayla Dyar led the way with 18 points and Taylor Beatty with 14. The boys also knocked off Woodruff, 64-57. Union County had four players in double figures. Ladarius Jeffries led the Jackets with 22 points. Ty Eison added 15, KeSean Glover had 12, and Trey Parks ended with 10. Both teams will be back in action on Friday, as they host Mid-Carolina.

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In Union County wrestling, the Jackets defeated #17 Greer, 58-12. They then knocked off Mid-Carolina for their first region win, 84-1. Union County will host #7 Woodruff Thursday at 7 p.m.

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Today's local sports schedule features Jonesville at EP Todd at 4:30.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks upset #14 Mississippi State last night, 87-82 in overtime. #1 Duke took down Wake Forest, 87-65. #3 Tennessee defeated Missouri, 87-63. #18 Kentucky beat Texas A&M, 85-74. Villanova upset #24 St. John's, 76-71. #20 Iowa State fell to Baylor, 73-70. #19 Buffalo rolled past Toledo, 110-80. #6 Michigan State beat Purdue, 77-59. #12 North Carolina got by #15 NC State, 90-82, and #8 Texas Tech defeated #23 Oklahoma, 66-59.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/8/19

Local sports from last night saw Union County's JV girls lose to Woodruff, 31-19. The JV boys fell to Woodruff, 37-34. Jonesville's girls and boys both fell to High Point.

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Tonight, Union County's varsity basketball teams will travel to Woodruff. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. Union County wrestling will be at Mid-Carolina at 6 p.m.

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The Clemson Tigers are back atop the mountain in college football. The Tigers took down #1 Alabama last night in the College Football National Championship Game, 44-16. Freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence led the Tigers, going 20-32 for 347 yards and 3 touchdowns. Travis Etienne had 14 carries for 86 yards and 2 touchdowns. Freshman Justin Ross, an Alabama native, had 6 catches for 153 yards and 1 touchdown. Clemson got the scoring started with an interception return for a touchdown. After Alabama answered with a score, Etienne scored one of his two touchdowns to take a 14-7 lead. Alabama scored a touchdown but missed the extra point, making it 14-13. In the second quarter, an Alabama field goal gave the Crimson Tide their only lead of the game, 16-14. Clemson would score the game's final 30 points to roll to an easy championship win.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks will host #14 Mississippi State tonight at 9 p.m. In top 25 action, #1 Duke travels to Wake Forest at 7. #3 Tennessee is at Missouri at 7. #18 Kentucky hosts Texas A&M at 7. #24 St. John's is at Villanova at 7. #20 Iowa State travels to Baylor at 7. Toledo is at #19 Buffalo at 7. #6 Michigan State hosts Purdue at 9. #12 North Carolina is at #15 NC State at 9. #23 Oklahoma travels to #8 Texas Tech at 9.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as the Jackets travel to Woodruff. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. Pregame lineups will begin at 5:55 p.m. After the games, we'll join Gamecocks basketball in progress, as South Carolina hosts #14 Mississippi State at 9 p.m.

Sports for 1/7/19

In local sports today, Jonesville basketball will be on the road at High Point Academy today at 4:30 p.m.

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In the NFL playoffs this weekend, the Indianapolis Colts eliminated the Houston Texans, 21-7. Dallas knocked off Seattle, 24-22. On Sunday, the LA Chargers beat Baltimore, 23-17, and Philadelphia advanced with a 16-15 victory over Chicago. This weekend, Indianapolis will be at Kansas City, the LA Chargers will visit the New England Patriots, New Orleans will host Philadelphia, and the LA Rams will welcome Dallas.

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The College Football National Championship will be decided tonight between #1 Alabama and #2 Clemson. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. We'll have the game for you on WBCU.

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College basketball from this weekend around the Palmetto State saw #1 Duke beat Clemson, 87-68. Winthrop defeated UNC-Asheville, 80-65. James Madison beat College of Charleston, 69-58. The Citadel lost to Furman, 101-85. Presbyterian knocked off USC Upstate, 64-61. Coastal Carolina lost a heartbreaker in double overtime to South Alabama, 84-77. North Carolina A&T beat SC State, 80-77 in overtime. High Pointe edged Charleston Southern, 51-50. Wofford got past Mercer, 78-74. South Carolina beat Florida on the road, 71-69.

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Top 25 scores from the weekend: #8 Michigan State beat #14 Ohio State, 86-77. #10 Virginia Tech took down Boston College, 77-66. Syracuse beat Notre Dame, 72-62. #15 North Carolina rolled past Pitt, 85-60. Alabama upset #13 Kentucky, 77-75. #11 Texas Tech won their game, 63-57. #22 Oklahoma held off Oklahoma State, 74-64. #4 Virginia defeated #9 Florida State, 65-52. #3 Tennessee blew out Georgia, 96-50. #5 Kansas fell to Iowa State, 77-60. #6 Nevada fell to New Mexico, 85-58. #16 Marquette beat Xavier, 70-52. #2 Michigan defeated #21 Indiana, 74-63. #25 Iowa beat #24 Nebraska, 93-84. #19 Houston beat Memphis, 90-77. #22 Wisconsin knocked off Penn State, 71-52.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Clemson Tigers football for you, as the Tigers face #1 Alabama for the national championship. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m., and we'll have the Tiger Tailgate Show for you starting at 5.

Sports for 1/4/19

The UCHS varsity girls and boys basketball teams are in action today, as they open region play at home against Clinton. The girls will tip off at 6 p.m., and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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In college basketball yesterday, Wofford knocked off The Citadel, 112-81. Furman beat Mercer, 71-58. Coastal Carolina took down Troy, 88-75. College of Charleston beat Towson, 67-55, capping off a successful day for our in-state schools.

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Top 25 scores from college basketball include #21 Indiana over Illinois, 73-65. Purdue upset #25 Iowa, 86-70. #2 Michigan beat Penn State, 68-55. #18 NC State downed Miami on the road, 87-82. Minnesota upset #22 Wisconsin, 59-52. Today's schedule includes #20 Buffalo at Eastern Michigan at 9 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County hosts Clinton. The girls tip off at 6 p.m., and the boys will follow at 7:30.

Sports for 1/3/19

Union County High School wrestling will be back in action Saturday at the Travelers Rest Devil Dog Invitational at 6 p.m. Middle school basketball resumes next week. Jonesville will be at High Point on Monday at 4:30. Sims should be back in action on Tuesday at 5 p.m. The UCHS JV boys' and girls' basketball teams are at Clinton tonight. The girls tip off at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:15. The varsity teams will open region play tomorrow night at home against Clinton. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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In college basketball action, Presbyterian downed SC State, 72-70. Georgia Tech beat USC Upstate, 79-63. Maryland upset #24 Nebraska, 74-72. #15 North Carolina defeated Harvard, 77-57. #11 Texas Tech downed West Virginia, 62-59. #19 Houston beat Tulsa, 74-56. #8 Michigan State had no problems against Northwestern, winning 81-55. #5 Kansas beat #23 Oklahoma, 70-63, and #6 Nevada topped Utah State, 72-49. South Carolina will travel to face Florida on Saturday at 7 p.m., while Clemson travels to Duke at 8 p.m. We'll have the Clemson game for you on WBCU.

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The NFL playoffs kick off this weekend. On Saturday, Indianapolis is at Houston at 4:35 p.m., and Dallas hosts Seattle at 8:15. On Sunday at 1:05 p.m., the LA Chargers will travel to Baltimore, and at 4:40 p.m., Chicago hosts Philadelphia. Waiting in the wings for the winners of those contests are the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots in the AFC, and the New Orleans Saints and LA Rams in the NFC.

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The College Football National Championship Game is set for Monday, as Clemson faces Alabama at 8 p.m. We'll have the game for you on WBCU, starting with the Tiger Tailgate Show at 5 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 1/2/19

Yesterday in the Outback Bowl, Iowa took down #18 Mississippi State, 27-22. In the Fiesta Bowl, #11 LSU beat #8 UCF, 40-32. In the Citrus Bowl, #14 Kentucky knocked off #12 Penn State, 27-24. In the Rose Bowl, #6 Ohio State beat #9 Washington, 28-23. In the Sugar Bowl, #15 Texas beat #5 Georgia, 28-21.

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In college basketball, #9 Florida State defeated Winthrop, 87-76. #10 Virginia Tech beat Notre Dame, 81-66. St. John's upset #16 Marquette, 89-69. Today, Presbyterian travels to SC State at 6 p.m. USC Upstate will play at Georgia Tech at 7:30. #24 Nebraska will be at Maryland at 6:30. #15 North Carolina will host Harvard at 7. #11 Texas Tech will be at West Virginia at 7. #19 Houston will host Tulsa at 8. #8 Michigan State hosts Northwestern at 8:30. #23 Oklahoma will be at #5 Kansas at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. #6 Nevada hosts Utah State at 11 p.m.

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Tonight, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 12/31/18

In the NFL this weekend, Buffalo blew out Miami, 42-17. Detroit shut out Green Bay, 31-0. New England blasted the NY Jets, 38-3. Carolina upset New Orleans, 33-14. Dallas edged the NY Giants, 36-35. Atlanta got by Tampa Bay, 34-32. Houston defeated Jacksonville, 20-3. The LA Chargers beat Denver, 23-9. Kansas City got a big win over Oakland, 35-3. The LA Rams beat San Francisco, 48-32. Chicago defeated Minnesota, 24-10. Pittsburgh got by Cincinnati, 16-13. Seattle edged Arizona, 27-24. Philadelphia shut out Washington, 24-0. Baltimore edged Cleveland, 26-24, and Indianapolis beat Tennessee, 33-17. These were the final games of the regular season. This weekend, the playoffs will begin.

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In college basketball, Presbyterian beat Jacksonville, 72-67. Clemson defeated Lipscomb, 84-67. Charleston Southern blasted Piedmont International, 111-65. Today, South Carolina hosts North Greenville at 2 p.m. In the top 25, #4 Virginia hosts Marshall at 1 p.m., and #7 Gonzaga hosts Cal State-Bakersfield at 9 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 12/28/18

UCHS wrestling is back in action tomorrow as they host the Battle at The Hive Duals at 9 a.m. The varsity boys basketball team is back in action tonight against Clay County (KY) at 9:45 p.m.

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At the Cumberland Falls Invitational at Corbin, KY, Union County's varsity boys basketball defeated Floyd Central last night, 67-61. In other action from the tournament, the Daniel Lions from Central, SC, defeated North Hardin by 8 points. Clay County defeated Mercer County, 63-61. Union County will face Clay County tonight. If Union County wins, they will advance to the championship game tomorrow at 9:15 against Bell County or Corbin. If they lose, they would play at 7:30 in the third-place game against either Bell County or Corbin. 

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Three bowl games were decided yesterday. In the Texas Bowl, Baylor defeated Vanderbilt, 45-38. The game was tied late in the game before a long touchdown pass with under two minutes to go decided the game. In the Pinstripe Bowl, Wisconsin blasted Miami, 35-3. In the Independence Bowl, Temple led Duke at the half, 27-21, but Duke scored 35 unanswered points to come away with the 56-27 win. Today at 1:30 p.m., Purdue faces Auburn in the Music City Bowl. In the Camping World Bowl, #16 West Virginia plays #20 Syracuse at 5:15 p.m. #24 Iowa State takes on #13 Washington State at 9 p.m. Both Clemson and South Carolina will be in action on Saturday. The Gamecocks will face Virginia in the Belk Bowl at noon Saturday. Clemson faces Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl, one of the two College Football Playoff Semifinals. Kickoff is set for Saturday at 4 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m. At 9:40, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County faces Clay County in the winner's bracket of the Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament in Corbin, KY. Michael Bennett and Ruth Ann Pitt will have the call of the game.

Sports for 12/27/18

The UCHS Lady Yellow Jackets varsity basketball team is taking part in the Raider Rumble. They will play two games today. The first will be against Lugoff-Elgin at 11:50 a.m. They will take on McCormick at 3:50 p.m. Tomorrow, they will face Hillcrest at 6:10 p.m. The tournament is taking place at Laurens High School.

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Union County varsity boys basketball is in action tonight, as the RedHound Varsity Club presents the 37th-annual Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament in Corbin, KY. The tournament runs through Saturday. Union County will be in action tonight against Floyd Central from eastern Kentucky. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m. The winner will face the winner of Mercer County and Clay County Friday at 9:45 p.m. If they lose, tipoff would be at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Depending on the schedule, the Jackets could play at 4, 5:45, 7:30, or 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. Other teams in the tournament include Bell County, Daniel (SC), North Hardin, and Corbin.

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In college basketball tonight, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos will take on the Creighton Blue Jays tonight at 8 p.m. on FS1.

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In bowl action yesterday, Minnesota beat Georgia Tech, 34-10, to win the Quick Lane Bowl. TCU knocked off California in overtime, 10-7, to win the Cheez-It Bowl. The First Responder Bowl was cancelled. The game was to be played between Boston College and #25 Boise State. There are no bowl games scheduled today, but tomorrow at 1:30 p.m., Purdue faces Auburn in the Music City Bowl. In the Camping World Bowl, #16 West Virginia plays #20 Syracuse at 5:15 p.m. #24 Iowa State takes on #13 Washington State at 9 p.m. Both Clemson and South Carolina will be in action on Saturday. The Gamecocks will face Virginia in the Belk Bowl at noon Saturday. Clemson faces Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl, one of the two College Football Playoff Semifinals. Kickoff is set for Saturday at 4 p.m.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-7 p.m. Around 7, we'll go live to Corbin, Kentucky, for UCHS varsity boys basketball, as Union County takes on Floyd Central. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m.

Sports for 12/26/18

Most local sports teams are taking winter break off, but UCHS varsity wrestling will host the Battle at The Hive Duals on December 29th at 9 a.m. Varsity boys basketball will be in action starting tomorrow, as the RedHound Varsity Club presents the 37th-annual Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament in Corbin, KY. The tournament tips off today and runs through Saturday. Union County will be in action tomorrow against Floyd Central from eastern Kentucky. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m. The winner will face the winner of Mercer County and Clay County Friday at 9:45 p.m. If they lose, tipoff would be at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Depending on the schedule, the Jackets could play at 4, 5:45, 7:30, or 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. Other teams in the tournament include Bell County, Daniel (SC), North Hardin, and Corbin.

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The college football bowl schedule for today has the First Responder Bowl, featuring Boston College against #25 Boise State. ESPN has the TV coverage. At 5:15 p.m., Minnesota takes on Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl, which is also on ESPN. Tonight at 9, the Cheez-It Bowl features California vs. TCU on ESPN. There are three more bowl games scheduled tomorrow on ESPN. The Independence Bowl kicks off at 1:30 tomorrow between Temple and Duke. Miami takes on Wisconsin in the Pinstripe Bowl at 5:15. Tomorrow night at 9, Baylor faces Vanderbilt in the Texas Bowl. Both Clemson and South Carolina will be in action on Saturday. The Gamecocks will face Virginia in the Belk Bowl at noon Saturday. Clemson faces Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl, one of the two College Football Playoff Semifinals. Kickoff is set for Saturday at 4 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 12/21/18

Union County wrestling went undefeated last night, defeating #5 Chester, 48-36. They also knocked off Northwestern, 55-24, and Laurens, 51-30.

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The varsity girls basketball team defeated Greer on the road last night, 29-23. The boys fell to Greer, 47-41.

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In college basketball, Winthrop defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore, 88-74. SC State got beat by Miami (OH), 79-55. In top 25 action, #21 Houston beat Utah State, 60-50. #2 Duke knocked off #12 Texas Tech, 69-58.

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Tonight's college basketball schedule around the Palmetto State features Coastal Carolina at College of Charleston at 7. Charleston Southern hosts Johnson & Wales at 7:30. #24 Furman will travel to take on LSU at 8 p.m. In top 25 action, #10 Michigan State hosts Oakland at 7. #14 Buffalo is at #20 Marquette at 8:30. #8 Gonzaga hosts Denver at 9.

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In the Gasparilla Bowl last night, Marshall defeated South Florida, 38-20. Today, Florida International takes on Toledo in the Bahamas Bowl at 12:30 p.m. In the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Western Michigan faces BYU at 4 p.m.

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In middle school sports, the Jonesville Middle School girls and boys basketball teams will travel to Campobello at 4:30 p.m. UCHS wrestling will be at Chester for a tri-match at 6 p.m. against Northwestern and Chester. The UCHS varsity basketball teams will travel to Greer tonight. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have the final edition of Santa Calling for the year from 6:05-6:30. After that, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:30-8.

Sports for 12/20/18

In college basketball around the Palmetto State yesterday, #5 Virginia defeated South Carolina, 69-52. Wofford played well but fell to #17 Mississippi State on the road yesterday, 98-87. USC Upstate got a big win over Truett McConnell, 85-54. Around the top 25, #22 Indiana beat Central Arkansas, 86-53. #11 Florida State took down North Florida, 95-81. #13 Virginia Tech rolled over NC A&T, 82-60. NC State upset #7 Auburn, 78-71. #3 Tennessee knocked off Samford, 83-70.

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Tonight's college basketball schedule around South Carolina has Winthrop hosting Maryland-Eastern Shore at 11 a.m. SC State will travel to Miami (OH) at 7 p.m. In the top 25, Utah State will travel to #21 Houston at 8 p.m. #12 Texas Tech travels to #2 Duke tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

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In the Frisco Bowl, Ohio shut out San Diego State, 27-0. Tonight, Marshall faces South Florida in the Gasparilla Bowl at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Santa Calling from 6:05-6:30. At 6:30, we'll join UCHS basketball in progress, as Union County travels to Greer. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

Sports for 12/19/18

Middle school basketball today features Sims hosting Carver at 5 p.m.

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In college basketball yesterday, College of Charleston took down Siena, 83-58. Clemson defeated Charleston Southern, 78-51. The Citadel beat Campbell, 82-76. Butler got by Presbyterian, 76-67. In top 25 action, #2 Duke beat Princeton, 101-50. #15 Ohio State took down Youngstown State, 75-56. #14 Buffalo defeated Syracuse, 71-59. #1 Kansas rolled over South Dakota, 89-53. #23 Iowa beat Western Carolina, 78-60. #20 Marquette defeated North Dakota, 92-66. #8 Gonzaga rolled past UT-Arlington, 89-55.

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Tonight's college basketball schedule features Truett McConnell at USC Upstate today at 11 a.m. South Carolina hosts #5 Virginia tonight at 7 p.m. Wofford travels to face #17 Mississippi State at 8 p.m. In the top 25, #22 Indiana hosts Central Arkansas, #11 Florida State hosts North Florida at 7 p.m. #13 Virginia Tech hosts NC A&T at 7 p.m. #7 Auburn travels to Raleigh to take on NC State at 7 p.m. #3 Tennessee hosts Samford at 7 p.m.

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In college football bowl action, UAB got their 11th win of the season, defeating Northern Illinois, 37-13, in the Boca Raton Bowl. Tonight, the Frisco Bowl features San Diego State against Ohio at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have Santa Calling from 6:05-6:30 p.m. At 6:30, we'll have Gamecocks basketball for you, as South Carolina hosts #5 Virginia. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

Sports for 12/18/18

In Union County sports action last night, the UCHS Lady Jackets basketball team defeated Gaffney, 26-21. The boys fell last night, 41-25. The Sims Lady Tigers fell to unbeaten Granard, 34-18. The Sims boys beat Granard, 47-39. Jonesville's boys beat Blacksburg, 38-22. We don't have a score for the girls' game.

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In top 25 action last night in college basketball, #11 Florida State took down Southeast Missouri State, 85-68. Vanderbilt surprised #18 Arizona State, 81-65. Tonight's schedule has the College of Charleston at Siena at 7 p.m. Clemson will host Charleston Southern tonight at 7. The Citadel will be at Campbell at 7. Presbyterian is at Butler at 8:30 p.m. #2 Duke hosts Princeton at 6 p.m. #15 Ohio State hosts Youngstown State. #14 Buffalo travels to Syracuse at 8 p.m. #1 Kansas hosts South Dakota at 8. #23 Iowa hosts Western Carolina at 9 p.m. #20 Marquette hosts North Dakota at 9. #8 Gonzaga hosts UT-Arlington at 9 p.m.

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In college football bowl action, 10-3 UAB takes on 8-5 Northern Illinois in the Boca Raton Bowl at 7 p.m.

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Tonight on WBCU, we'll have Santa Calling for you from 6-6:30. At 6:30, we'll have Clemson Tigers basketball for you, as the Tigers host Charleston Southern. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

Sports for 12/17/18

Around Union County in sports today, Sims basketball travels to Granard. The girls tip off at 5, with the boys to follow. Jonesville basketball will host Blacksburg at 4:30, with the boys to follow.

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Union County High School split their basketball games at Broome Friday. The varsity girls defeated the Lady Centurions, 46-27. The Lady Jackets held a 22-13 halftime lead, which they extended to 22 points by the end of the 3rd quarter. The Union County varsity boys fell to Broome, 56-54. The game was close throughout, with Union County trailing by two points at the half and by 1 entering the fourth quarter.

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In college basketball over the weekend, North Carolina beat Gonzaga in a huge top 25 matchup, 103-90. In Palmetto State action, North Florida knocked off Charleston Southern, 68-61. Wofford nearly doubled up UNC Asheville, 92-49. Coastal Carolina got by NC Central, 69-65. Winthrop put up triple digits over Hiawassee, 109-66.

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In the NFL, Houston beat the NY Jets, 29-22. Cleveland edged Denver, 17-16. Atlanta dropped Arizona, 40-14. Cincinnati defeated Oakland, 30-16. Minnesota blasted Miami, 41-17. Indianapolis shut out Dallas, 23-0. Baltimore beat Tampa Bay, 20-12. Buffalo edged Detroit, 14-13. Chicago got by Green Bay, 24-17. Washington knocked off Jacksonville, 26-23 in overtime. Pittsburgh won over New England, 17-10. Philadelphia beat the LA Rams, 30-23. Tonight, New Orleans travels to Charlotte to take on the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Santa Calling for you from 6:05-6:30. At 6:30, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you until 8:00.

Sports for 12/14/18

The Union County High School varsity basketball teams travel to face Broome tonight. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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The UCHS Lady Jackets fell to Greer last night, 38-33. The boys defeated Greer, 77-60. Ladarius Jefferies scored 34 points. Trey Parks added 17 points. Union County improves to 7-2 on the season. Union County wrestling defeated Spartanburg, 57-21. They lost to #4 Broome, 40-39.

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In top 25 action last night, #16 Wisconsin defeated Savannah State, 101-60. None of our in-state schools are in action tonight.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County travels to face Broome. We'll join the girls in progress after Santa Calling at 6:30 p.m. The boys will tip off around 7:30 p.m.

Sports for 12/13/18

In Union County sports today, Jonesville Middle School basketball will be at Pacolet at 4:30. Sims will host Florence Chapel today at 5 p.m. Union County High School wrestling will be at the Broome Quad matches, with middle school, JV, and varsity all wrestling. Varsity basketball will host Greer tonight. The girls tip off at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:30.

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Presbyterian College defeated VMI, 103-70. In top 25 action, #11 Texas Tech defeated Northwestern State, 79-44. #24 Houston knocked off LSU, 82-76. Tonight, #16 Wisconsin hosts Savannah State at 8 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County hosts Greer. We'll join the girls in progress after Santa Calling at 6:30 p.m. The boys will tip off around 7:30 p.m.

Sports for 12/12/18

Spartanburg Christian Academy knocked off the Union County varsity girls last night, 51-37. The boys knocked off SCA, 68-67, in a back-and-forth game last night.

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In college basketball last night, #23 Furman took down Charleston Southern, 77-69. Liberty defeated SC State, 79-55. #17 Villanova fell to Penn, 78-75.

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Tonight's college basketball schedule has VMI at Presbyterian at 7:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Santa Calling from 6-6:30. After that, we'll have SC Sports Talk until 8 p.m.

Sports for 12/11/18

Union County High School's varsity basketball games against Greer for last night have been rescheduled to this Thursday night. Tonight, the teams are back in action at Spartanburg Christian Academy. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

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In Monday Night Football, Seattle downed Minnesota, 21-7. The Seahawks led 3-0 at the half. The Vikings are trying to hold on to a playoff spot, while Seattle improved their positioning. In the AFC, the Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, Houston Texans, and Pittsburgh Steelers are the division leaders. Wild card teams at the moment: LA Chargers and Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens are tied with Miami and Indianapolis. Tennessee is one game back at 6-7, and Cleveland is 5-7-1. In the NFC, the division leaders are the New Orleans Saints, LA Rams, Chicago Bears, and Dallas Cowboys. The wild card teams right now are Seattle and Minnesota. The Vikings are 6-6-1, just ahead of Carolina, Philadelphia, and Washington, who are 6-7. Green Bay is 5-7-1.

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In college basketball today, #23 Furman puts their 10-0 start to the test, as they host Charleston Southern at 7 p.m. The other top 25 game features #17 Villanova at Penn at 7 p.m. The only other in-state matchup features SC State at Liberty at 6 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County travels to take on Spartanburg Christian Academy. We'll join the girls game in progress after Santa Calling at 6:30 p.m. The boys game will tip off around 7:30 p.m.

Sports for 12/10/18

Due to inclement weather, Union County High School's varsity basketball games against Greer have been postponed. They have been rescheduled to Thursday, December 13.

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In NFL action yesterday, the NY Jets got by Buffalo, 27-23. Cleveland sent Carolina to their 5th-straight defeat, 26-20. Green Bay defeated Atlanta, 34-20. Kansas City edged Baltimore, 27-24 in overtime. Miami scored a touchdown on their final play to get by New England, 34-33. New Orleans rolled past Tampa Bay, 28-14. The NY Giants blasted Washington, 40-16. Indianapolis beat Houston, 24-21. The LA Chargers defeated Cincinnati, 26-21. San Francisco got the win over Denver, 20-14. Dallas scored a touchdown in overtime to beat Philadelphia, 29-23. Oakland edged Pittsburgh, 24-21. Detroit prevailed over Arizona, 17-3. Chicago beat the LA Rams, 15-6, handing the Rams just their second loss of the season. Tonight, Minnesota travels to Seattle on Monday Night Football.

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In college basketball, #15 Virginia Tech beat SC State, 81-44. College of Charleston defeated Georgia College, 87-69. Wofford got the victory over Coastal Carolina, 82-71. In top 25 action, #4 Virginia took down VCU, 57-49. #7 Tennessee knocked off #1 Gonzaga, 76-73. #6 Nevada beat Grand Canyon University, 74-66.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 12/7/18

The UCHS varsity basketball teams host Gaffney tonight. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. UCHS wrestling will be in action tomorrow morning at Hillcrest for the Ram Invitational Individuals. The matches start at 9 a.m.

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In the Thursday Night Football game last night, the Tennessee Titans rolled over Jacksonville, 30-9. The game included a 99-yard touchdown run by Derrick Henry of the Titans, tying a record set by Tony Dorsett in 1983.

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In college basketball last night, Gardner-Webb destroyed Bob Jones University, 105-37. #23 Maryland fell to Purdue, 62-60. Wofford nearly doubled up Kentucky Christian, 112-58. SC State knocked off Voorhees College, 90-69, and #18 Iowa defeated Iowa State, 98-84.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as the Yellow Jackets host the Gaffney Indians. The girls tip off at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:30.

Sports for 12/6/18

On the local sports schedule today, the UCHS JV girls' and boys' basketball teams will host Gaffney tonight. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:15. Sims hosts McCracken today at 5 p.m. The boys will follow. Jonesville Middle School basketball will travel to Landrum. The girls will tip off at 4:30 p.m., with the boys to follow. The UCHS varsity basketball teams will be back in action tomorrow night at Gaffney. The girls will tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30. The Union County High School wrestling team has a match on Saturday at Hillcrest for the Ram Invitational Individuals at 9 a.m.

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There was one upset in the top 25 last night in college basketball. Minnesota knocked off #24 Nebraska, 85-78. #17 Buffalo, #3 Duke, #19 Ohio State, Virginia Tech, #13Texas Tech, #21 Villanova, #14 North Carolina, and #1 Gonzaga all claimed victories. South Carolina lost to Wyoming last night, 73-64. The Gamecocks led 37-33 at halftime, but Wyoming pulled away in the second half. A.J. Lawson led the Gamecocks with 15 points and 9 rebounds. Chris Silva added 11 points and 8 rebounds. South Carolina is now 4-4 on the season. Next up for the Gamecocks, the Gamecocks travel to Michigan on Saturday at noon. Clemson will be at Mississippi State Saturday at 4.

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In other college basketball action, The Citadel defeated Johnson & Wales, 127-93. Florida Atlantic defeated Mercer, 68-64. NC State defeated Western Carolina, 100-67.

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NFL action for tonight has the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Tennessee Titans at 8:20 p.m. on FOX.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m.

Sports for 12/5/18

In varsity basketball action last night, the UCHS Lady Jackets defeated Chapman, 63-48. Senior center Makayla Dyer led the way with 28 points for Union County. In the boys' contest, Union County beat Chapman, 70-68. Ladarius Jefferies led Union County with 27 points, and Ty Eison and Kesean Glover both added 10.

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In college basketball, #2 Kansas defeated Wofford, 72-45. Wofford actually led the Jayhawks 42-41 in the second half before Kansas closed the game on a monster run. #25 Furman knocked off Elon, 98-77. Clemson held off St. Peter's, 65-60. Davidson beat Winthrop, 99-81. Jacksonville beat Presbyterian, 94-88. In top 25 action, #22 Mississippi State defeated McNeese State, 90-77. #8 Auburn knocked off UNC-Asheville, 67-41. #5 Michigan beat Northwestern, 62-60.

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Tonight's in-state college basketball schedule features Johnson & Wales at The Citadel at 7 p.m. Coastal Carolina hosts Hampton at 7:30. USC Upstate will travel to Eastern Kentucky for a 7:30 tipoff. South Carolina travel to Wyoming at 9 p.m.

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Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant announced he will still be a Tiger next year--but a Missouri Tiger. Bryant announced the decision via Twitter last night.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have SC Sports Talk for you from 6:05-8 p.m. After that, we'll have South Carolina Gamecocks basketball for you, as the Gamecocks travel to Laramie, WY, to take on Wyoming at 9 p.m. Gamecocks pregame starts at 8:30.

Sports for 12/4/18

Union County High School's varsity basketball teams will host Chapman tonight. The girls are set to tip off at 6, with the boys to follow at 7:30.

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In Union County sports last night, Sims girls' basketball team defeated Gaffney, 34-21. The Sims boys downed Gaffney, 39-31. The Jonesville boys' basketball team knocked off E.P. Todd, 36-30. We don't have a score for the Jonesville girls. The Union County JV boys defeated Broome last night, 60-37. We don't have a score for the JV girls yet. In varsity action, the Lady Yellow Jackets beat Broome, 47-26. Taylor Beatty scored 17 points to lead Union County. The Lady Jackets had three players scoring in double figures. The varsity boys also got a win over Broome, 75-67. Trey Parks led the Jackets with 16 points. Five Jackets scored in double figures in the win.

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The Philadelphia Eagles took down the Washington Redskins last night, 28-13. The Redskins had another quarterback go down to an injury for the rest of the season. Mark Sanchez will take over starting duties for Washington now.

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Around the top 25 in college basketball last night, #10 Michigan State defeated #18 Iowa, 90-68. #4 Virginia knocked off Morgan State, 83-45. #12 Wisconsin took down Rutgers, 69-64. #11 Florida State beat Troy, 83-67.

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Around the state in college basketball tonight, #25 Furman will travel to Elon at 7 p.m. Clemson will host St. Peter's at 7. Winthrop is at Davidson at 7. Presbyterian hosts Jacksonville at 7, and Wofford travels to #2 Kansas tonight at 8 p.m.

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South Carolina senior wide receiver Deebo Samuel announced that he will be skipping the Belk Bowl and prepare to enter the NFL Draft. Samuel leads the Gamecocks with 62 catches for 882 yards and 11 touchdowns for the season. Samuel was named to the first team AP All-SEC team as an all-purpose player and made the 2nd team as a wide receiver.

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Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant is expected to make his announcement about which school he will be transferring to for the 2019 football season. The announcement is set for tonight at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County hosts Chapman tonight. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30.

Sports for 12/3/18

Union County High School varsity basketball hosts Broome today. The girls tip off at 6 p.m., with the boys to follow at 7:30 p.m.

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Union County fell short of making the state championship, losing to unbeaten Chester Friday night, 21-14. Chester will face Dillon for the 3A state championship this weekend.

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In NFL action yesterday, Baltimore defeated Atlanta, 26-16. Denver knocked off Cincinnati, 24-10. The LA Rams beat Detroit, 30-16. Arizona got past Green Bay, 20-17. Miami held off Buffalo, 21-17. The NY Giants kicked a field goal to beat Chicago in overtime, 30-27. Tampa Bay handed Carolina another loss, 24-17. Jacksonville shut out Indianapolis, 6-0. Houston downed Cleveland, 29-13. Tennessee beat the NY Jets, 26-22. Kansas City outlasted Oakland, 40-33. New England downed Minnesota, 24-10. Seattle breezed past San Francisco, 43-16. In the late game, the LA Chargers rallied to edge Pittsburgh, 33-30. Tonight's game features an NFC East showdown, as Washington travels to Philadelphia.

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In college football over the weekend, #2 Clemson punched its ticket to the College Football Playoffs, defeating Pittsburgh in the ACC Championship, 42-10. Clemson will take on #3 Notre Dame on Saturday, December 29th, at 4 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl. South Carolina defeated Akron, 28-3, to wrap up their regular season with a 7-5 record. The Gamecocks will face Virginia in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte on Saturday, December 29th, at noon.

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In the top 25 in college basketball, #6 Tennessee defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 79-51. #16 Ohio State beat Minnesota, 79-59.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS basketball for you, as Union County hosts Broome. The girls tip off at 6, and the boys will follow at 7:30 p.m.

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