COLOMBIA, SC – South Carolina took a significant step in the right direction in 2021, not only returning to a regional region but also hosting, albeit as a No. 2 seed. Last spring, the Gamecocks looked like a legitimate Omaha-caliber club for a while, but they always had some flaws and opponents learned to take advantage of them. In particular, the line-up was pretty one-dimensional and not particularly athletic.
“I think if you look at our squad we have more speed, more left-right balance and that was intentional,” said South Carolina coach Mark Kingston. “I felt like last year[…]