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Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:41 AM
The mission can wait. Greenwood's Damarcus Harrison is focusing on basketball, and it appears to be paying off at Clemson University. As the Tigers prepare for today's 11 a.m. (ESPN) home game against Illinois in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament, Harrison continues to make his presence known.
  • Yanna Jones: Girls Basketball Player of the Year
    Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:59 AM
    There were plenty of things about her performance this season Greenwood High School guard Yanna Jones could be proud of. 

  • Tremon Bryant: Boys Basketball Player of the Year
    Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:54 AM
    CALHOUN FALLS — Tremon Bryant's senior season on the Calhoun Falls Charter School boys basketball team can be summed up in one word.
    Tremendous. 

  • Susan Thompson: Girls Basketball Coach of the Year
    Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:51 AM
    When the members of the Greenwood High School girls basketball team told coach Susan Thompson their goal was nothing short of a state championship this season, Thompson didn't try to temper those expectations. 

  • Mark Sorrow: Boys Basketball Coach of the Year
    Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:46 AM
    Emerald High School boys basketball coach Mark Sorrow is the Index-Journal Boys Basketball Coach of the Year, but he realizes the award is not about him. 

  • Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:41 AM
    The mission can wait. Greenwood's Damarcus Harrison is focusing on basketball, and it appears to be paying off at Clemson University. As the Tigers prepare for today's 11 a.m. (ESPN) home game against Illinois in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament, Harrison continues to make his presence known. 

  • Greenwood's Stacey Palmore continues work with Georgia
    Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Greenwood native Stacey Palmore waits for the perfect opportunity to become a head college basketball coach. 

  • Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    GREENSBORO, N.C.  — Rodney Hood hit two free throws with 3.8 seconds left to lift No. 7 Duke past Clemson 63-62 Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.ACC rookie of the year Jabari Parker scored 18 points and Hood had 17 for the third-seeded Blue Devils (25-7). 

  • 'They never quit'
    Sunday, March 09, 2014 12:07 AM
    COLUMBIA — The Greenwood High School girls basketball team punched its ticket to the Class AAAA state championship game with a dramatic second-half comeback against Dorman at Upper State. 

  • Saturday, March 08, 2014 12:06 AM
    COLUMBIA — Before the Class AAAA girls state basketball game against Dutch Fork, Greenwood High School guard Tianna Swearinger said she was not going to lose and that she was going to give everything she had to help the Eagles claim the title. 

  • Playing on house money
    Thursday, March 06, 2014 12:00 AM
    There isn't a whole lot of evidence to suggest the Lander University women's basketball team has a shot to knock off Clayton State in tonight's first-round matchup of the Peach Belt Conference tournament. 

  • Thursday, March 06, 2014 12:00 AM
    COLUMBIA — When the Dutch Fork High School girls basketball team battles Greenwood on Friday night for the Class AAAA state championship, it will be attempting to collect its third consecutive state crown. 

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:13 AM
    Trailing by nine points in the third quarter of Tuesday night's Upper State semifinal game against Irmo, the Greenwood High School girls basketball team faced the prospect of losing in the postseason's third round for the fourth consecutive year. 

  • Home court key for Emerald boys
    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:11 AM
    Winning region results in more than a trophy. 

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:10 AM
    Abbeville High School’s boys basketball team kept pace with fifth-ranked Newberry during the regular season, losing by six points on the road and 10 at home. 

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:08 AM
    GREENVILLE — Sometimes, the scene can tell as much about the game as the score.