1969-70 South Carolina Gamecocks Men's Basketball Team
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1969%E2%80%9370 South Carolina Gamecocks Men's Basketball Team
1969-70 South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
ACC regular season champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 6
1969-70 record25-3 (14-0 ACC)
Head coachFrank McGuire (6th season)
CaptainBobby Cremins (senior year)
Home arenaCarolina Coliseum
Seasons
← 1968-69
1970-71 →

The 1969-70 South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball team represented the University of South Carolina during the 1969-70 men's college basketball season. South Carolina won their first ACC Regular season Championship after going a perfect 14-0 in ACC play. Although they won the ACC regular season, they were denied a spot in the NCAA Tournament after they lost a controversial ACC Championship tournament game to NC State in double overtime. Junior John Roche won ACC player of the year, and was a first team All American. South Carolina began the season ranked 1st in the AP poll, and finished 6th in both AP and Coaches.[1]

Roster

Name Position Height Year Stats
John Roche Guard 6-3 Junior 22.2 Pts, 2.5 Reb
Tom Owens Center 6-10 Junior 15.9 Pts, 14.0 Reb
Tom Riker Forward 6-10 Sophomore 13.8 Pts, 9.0 Reb
Bobby Cremins Guard 6-2 Senior 7.2 Pts, 5.4 Reb
Rick Aydlett Forward 6-7 Sophomore 5.5 Pts, 4.0 Reb
John Ribock Forward 6-8 Junior 5.2 Pts, 6.8 Reb
Bob Carver Guard 6-2 Sophomore 3.5 Pts, 0.8 Reb
Gene Spencer Forward 6-8 Senior 1.5 Pts, 0.9 Reb
Corkey Carnevale Guard 6-3 Senior 1.0 Pts, 0.6 Reb
Tommy Terry Guard 6-2 Senior 0.3 Pts, 1.0 Reb
Dennis Powell Center 6-0 Junior 0.4 Pts, 0.1 Reb
Billy Grimes Guard 6-5 Sophomore 0.0 Pts, 0.9 Reb

[2]

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
*
W   1-0

*
L   1-1

*
W   2-1


W   3-1
(1-0)


W   4-1
(2-0)

*
W   5-1

*
W   6-1

*
W   7-1


W   8-1
(3-0)


W   9-1
(4-0)


W   10-1
(5-0)

*
W   11-1


W   12-1
(6-0)


W   13-1
(7-0)


W   14-1
(8-0)

*
W   15-1


W   16-1
(9-0)


W   17-1
(10-0)

*
L   17-2


W   18-2
(10-0)


W   19-2
(11-0)


W   20-2
(12-0)


W   21-2
(13-0)


W   22-2
(14-0)

*

W   23-2

*

W   24-2

*

L  2 OT 24-3

*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

[3]

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final
AP 1 1 8 5 3 3 3 3 3 4 2 2 4 4 3 6
Coaches 2 2 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 2 2 3 3 3 6

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References

  1. ^ "1969-70 polls". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "1969-70 South Carolina Gamecocks roster". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "1969-70 South Carolina Gamecocks Schedule". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "1969-70 polls". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2018.

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