July 1, 2011
The Polls Are Open: Vote Now for the Top Division I Moments
In 2007-08, USC Upstate embarked on a new journey for its athletics program, transitioning its sports team from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. After four years of competing as a transitional member of Division I, Upstate is poised to receive full certification by the NCAA with all teams eligible for postseason play in NCAA and A-Sun championships.

May 2, 2011
Incoming Spartan Ty Greene Nets All-State Honors
Incoming USC Upstate men’s basketball player Ty Greene (Knoxville, Tenn.) earned all-state honors after helping guide Bearden High School to a 35-3 record and a berth in the Class AAA State Championship Game.

April 29, 2011
Men’s Basketball Inks Three More for 2011-12
After wrapping up its final season of transitional play the USC Upstate men’s basketball team announced today the addition of three players to its 2011-12 roster.

March 1, 2011
One for the Great One: Craig Named A-Sun Freshman of the Year
After a stellar rookie campaign, Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C.) has been named the Atlantic Sun’s Freshman of the Year, announced today by the conference office in Macon, Ga, and he is just the third freshman in program history to earn freshman honors.

February 28, 2011
Chavis Records Career Triple Number 200, but Spartans Fall on Senior Night
On Monday night, the USC Upstate men’s basketball program honored its two graduating seniors (Josh Chavis and Mezie Uzochukwu) with a pre-game ceremony, however the Spartans fell to Florida Gulf Coast, 81-65, inside the Hodge Center.

February 27, 2011
Chavis, Uzochukwu Look to End Careers on a High Note
The Spartans will close out the 2010-11 slate on Monday night when the host Florida Gulf Coast at 7:30 p.m. USC Upstate will also recognize its outgoing seniors, Josh Chavis and Mezie Uzochukwu, prior to tip-off against the Eagles.

February 26, 2011
Craig Tallies 20 Points as Spartans Spoil Campbell’s Senior Day
Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C.) finished with a game-high 20 points as USC Upstate downed Campbell, 70-64, on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic Sun Conference action on Saturday afternoon inside the Pope Convocation Center.

February 25, 2011
The Last Hoorah: Spartans, Camels Set for Final A-Sun Battle
The USC Upstate men’s basketball team plays its final road game of the season tomorrow afternoon when it battles Campbell at 3:15 p.m. Saturday’s game will also be the final meeting for the Spartans and Camels as A-Sun foes as Campbell will officially join the Big South Conference on July 1, 2011.

February 19, 2011
Second-Half Surge Lifts Bruins Past Spartans
After USC Upstate cut the Bruin lead to just four, 38-34, with 16:32 remaining, the Bruins went on a 27-10 run over the next 8:21 to take a commanding 61-44 lead. From there, the Spartans would get no closer than 15 as Belmont claimed an 81-49 victory inside the Curb Event Center on Saturday night.

February 18, 2011
Spartans, Bruins Set for Saturday Night Battle
The Spartans will close out their two-game swing through the city of Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night as they square off against the Bruins of Belmont, tip-off is slated for 7:15 p.m. (CT).

February 17, 2011
Men’s Basketball Falls on Road at Lipscomb
Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C.) and Ricardo Glenn (Augusta, Ga.) each scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds, but Lipscomb shot 56.3% for the game, including a 61.9% clip in the second half en route to the 71-52 win inside Allen Arena on Thursday night.

February 16, 2011
Spartans Set for Music City Tour
The USC Upstate men’s basketball team will begin a two-game road swing through the city of Nashville beginning with a Thursday night tilt at Lipscomb.

February 13, 2011
Glenn Tallies Career-Best 16 Points, but Spartans Fall to Dolphins
Ricardo Glenn (Augusta, Ga./Richmond Academy) scored a career-best 16 points and picked up nine rebounds on Sunday, but it was not enough as USC Upstate fell to Jacksonville, 79-69, inside the Hodge Center.

February 12, 2011
Spartans, Dolphins Set for Sunday Matinee
The USC Upstate men’s basketball team looks to snap a two-game skid as they welcome the Jacksonville Dolphins to the Hodge Center for a 2:00 p.m. tip-off.

February 11, 2011
Spartan Rally Comes Up Short in Loss to Ospreys
After falling behind by 17 points with 7:14 to play, the Spartans used an 15-2 run over the next 4:40 of action to cut the deficit to just four, however USC Upstate was unable to get any closer as North Florida claimed a 63-55 win inside the Hodge Center on Friday night.

February 9, 2011
Men’s Basketball to Host North Florida on Friday Night
After going 1-1 on their most recent road trip, the Spartans return to the Hodge Center as they begin a two-game homestand with a pair of opponents from the River City. The Spartans welcome in former Peach Belt and current Atlantic Sun Conference foe North Florida (9-16, 6-8 A-Sun) to the Hodge Center on Friday night.

February 8, 2011
Spartan Rookies Rank Among A-Sun and Nation’s Best
USC Upstate men’s basketball freshmen Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls), Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central) and Ricardo Glenn (Augusta, Ga.) rank among the Atlantic Sun’s best. Craig and Olumuyiwa also find their names among the nation’s elite.

February 6, 2011
Spartans Fall to Hot-Shooting Eagles
Florida Gulf Coast had four players reach double figures on Sunday afternoon as the Eagles led wire to wire en route to the 70-38 win over the Spartans inside Alico Arena.

February 5, 2011
Men’s Basketball Set for Sunday Matinee at Florida Gulf Coast
After claiming a 13-point victory over Stetson in the A-Sun/CSS Game of the Week on Friday night, the Spartans travel farther south for a Sunday afternoon matinee against the Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast.

February 4, 2011
Spartans Down Hatters in A-Sun/CSS Game of the Week
On Friday night, four different Spartans reached double figures and helped USC Upstate claim a 72-59 win inside the Edmunds Center in the A-Sun/CSS Game of the week.

February 2, 2011
Spartans, Hatters Set to Battle in CSS Game of the Week
After a come from behind victory over Kennesaw State on Monday night, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team will travel to DeLand, Fla., as they will battle the Stetson Hatters in the CSS Game of the Week.

January 31, 2011
Spartans End Month on High Note with Victory over Kennesaw State
Less than a month ago freshman Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) posted his first career 20-point game at Kennesaw State with a career-best 25 points. On Monday night the Spartan rookie reached the 20-point plateau with a career-best 27 points to help lead USC Upstate to a 59-54 win over Kennesaw State on Monday night inside the Hodge Center.

January 30, 2011
Spartans to Wrap-up Five Game, 11 Day Stretch on Monday Night
After suffering a 65-53 setback to Mercer on homecoming, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team will wrap-up a stretch of five games in 11 days on Monday night when they host Kennesaw State.

January 29, 2011
Bears Spoil Spartan Homecoming with Second Half Surge
After owning a three point halftime advantage, 28-25, and a game-high 17 points from Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS), the Spartans could not hang on as Mercer rallied in the second half to claim a 65-53 victory on Saturday afternoon inside the Hodge Center.

January 27, 2011
Spartans, Bears Set for Homecoming Battle
USC Upstate returns to the friendly confines of the Hodge Center on Saturday afternoon as it welcomes the Mercer Bears to wrap-up homecoming week at Upstate.

January 25, 2011
Spartans Unable to Complete Sweep of ETSU
As the Spartans begin their second round through their Atlantic Sun Conference slate, the Spartans were unable to pick up their first ever sweep of ETSU as the Bucs claimed a 67-52 victory inside the MSHA Athletic Center on Tuesday night.

January 24, 2011
Spartans Continue Whirlwind Adventure on Tuesday at ETSU
USC Upstate continues its hectic schedule of five games in 11 days as they travel to Johnson City, Tenn., for its first rematch game of the 2010-11 season as it is are scheduled to battle ETSU on Tuesday night.

January 23, 2011
First-Half Shooting Woes Doom Spartans on Sunday
Lipscomb held USC Upstate to its lowest points total in any half this season as the Bisons led wire to wire in the 76-55 victory on Sunday afternoon inside the Hodge Center.

January 22, 2011
Spartans to Host Bisons in Sunday Afternoon Matinee
After giving Belmont all they could handle on Friday night, the USC Upstate men’s basketball squad will return to action Sunday afternoon when they host Lipscomb (10-8, 5-4) inside the Hodge Center at 2:00 p.m.

January 21, 2011
Upstate, Florida Gulf Coast Doubleheader Make-up Date Announced
On January 10th, the USC Upstate men’s and women’s basketball teams had its games against Florida Gulf Coast postponed due to the accumulation of snow and ice in the Upstate. The games will be a doubleheader, taking place on Mon., Feb. 28th, with the women’s tip-off scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and the men’s game following at 7:30 p.m.

January 21, 2011
Spartans Valiant Effort Not Enough, Fall to Bruins, 67-62
There is a reason games are not played on paper and Friday night’s game in the Hodge Center proved that fact. Entering Friday’s game the Belmont Bruins were averaging nearly 85 points per game and owned a margin of victory in league play of +29.0.

January 19, 2011
Spartans Set to Host First-Place Bruins on Friday Night
The USC Upstate men’s basketball team will attempt to slow down the Belmont Bruins on Friday night in the first of two home games this weekend for the Spartans.

January 15, 2011
Craig’s 20-point Night Not Enough as Spartans Fall at North Florida
Freshman Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) recorded his third 20-point game in the last 12 days, but it was not enough to lift the Spartans to victory on Saturday night. North Florida was able to hang on and claim the 65-59 victory inside the UNF Arena.

January 14, 2011
Upstate Prepared for River City Rumble Number Two
Upstate is set for its second contest in the River City, but when the Spartans step on the court at North Florida they will be without head coach Eddie Payne, who left after Thursday night’s game to be with his family after the passing of his father-in-law.

January 13, 2011
Men’s Basketball Up-ended by Jacksonville in Overtime
Despite holding Jacksonville to its second lowest scoring output of the season, the Dolphins claimed the victory on Thursday night inside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.

January 12, 2011
Cabin Fever: Spartans Set to Return to Action
Thursday night’s game marks the first for the Spartans since a 74-71 loss to Stetson inside the Hodge Center on Saturday afternoon. More than six inches of snow fell in the Upstate, followed by freezing rain, causing the USC Upstate men’s basketball team’s game against Florida Gulf Coast was postponed until a date yet to be determined.

January 9, 2011
Spartans, Eagles Set to Tangle on Monday Night
The USC Upstate men’s basketball team looks to bounce back from Saturday’s three-point loss at the hands of the Stetson Hatters as it welcomes the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles to the Hodge Center on Monday night.

January 8, 2011
Hatters Edge Spartans, 74-71, at the Hodge Center
Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) scored a game-high 24 points, however, it wasn’t enough to lead USC Upstate past hot-shooting Stetson, as the Hatters sizzled the nets at a 60% clip (30-of-50) to escape with a 74-71 victory in Atlantic Sun basketball action Saturday afternoon at the Hodge Center.

January 6, 2011
Spartans Return Home to Face Stetson
After a 23 day hiatus, the Spartans return home to play in the Hodge Center for the first time since Dec. 16, when the USC Upstate (2-12, 1-3 A-Sun) fell to Campbell 67-60. Upstate cut a 19-point Campbell lead to just three with 34 seconds remaining, but the Camels hit four free throws in the final half-minute to claim the seven point win.

January 5, 2011
Hash stepping up his game
As a high school senior last year, Chandler Hash was among the state’s top basketball players. He led the Greer Yellow Jackets to the AAA state title game as a junior and to 25 consecutive wins as a senior.

January 5, 2011
Spartans Fall to Hot Shooting Bears, 70-59
Even though four Spartans scored in double figures, the Spartans were unable to counteract Mercer forward Brian Mills who finished with 30 points and 12 rebounds. Behind Mills strong performance, Mercer claimed the 70-59 victory Wednesday night inside the University Center.

January 4, 2011
Spartans Set to Wrap-up Two-Game Road Swing
The USC Upstate men’s basketball squad (2-11, 1-2 A-Sun) will wrap up a two-game road swing thru the state of Georgia on Wednesday night at Mercer.

January 3, 2011
Spartans Fall to Kennesaw State in First Game of 2011
Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) and Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central) both had career nights on the hardwood for the Spartans on Monday night at Kennesaw State. Despite the freshman duo leading the Spartans, Kennesaw State claimed the 78-71 victory inside the KSU Convocation Center.

January 2, 2011
Upstate Set to Resume Conference Play on Monday Night
After wrapping a pair of games against teams from BCS conferences around Christmas, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team is set to resume conference play in the new year as they face former Peach Belt Conference and current Atlantic Sun Conference foe, Kennesaw State.

December 30, 2010
Chavis Reaches Milestone in Loss to Hokies
On an afternoon when Josh Chavis (Greensboro, N.C./Dudley HS) became the 40th player in program history to reach the 700 career point plateau, it was Virginia Tech that was able to celebrate as the Hokies claimed a 64-53 victory inside Cassell Coliseum on Thursday.

December 28, 2010
Spartans Set to Close out Non-Conference Schedule at Virginia Tech
The USC Upstate men’s basketball team will close out its non-conference slate on Thursday afternoon as it battles the Virginia Tech Hokies for the first time in school history.

December 26, 2010
Clarke Central grad already in school record books as USC Upstate freshman
Freshmen don't always get a chance to make a major impact in the first month of their first season. But former Clarke Central center Babatunde Olumuyiwa broke a USC Upstate school record in just his sixth game.

December 21, 2010
Spartans Drop Non-Conference Tilt at Auburn
Despite three different Spartans reaching double figures in scoring on Tuesday night, it was the Auburn Tigers that claimed the 68-54 victory inside Auburn Arena.

December 20, 2010
Men’s Basketball Set to Tangle with Tigers
On Tuesday night, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team will play Auburn in the first of two non-conference games before the Spartans re-enter conference play when the calendar flips to 2011.

December 16, 2010
Spartan Rally Comes Up Just Short in 67-60 Loss to Campbell
A late second-half rally by the USC Upstate men’s basketball squad was not enough as Campbell claimed a seven point win in Atlantic Sun Conference action on Thursday night inside the Hodge Center.

December 14, 2010
Spartans Look to Continue Hodge Center Hot Streak
After briefly stepping out of conference play on Saturday at NC State, the USC Upstate men’s basketball squad returns to the friendly confines of the Hodge Center where they will put their perfect home mark on the line against A-Sun foe Campbell.

December 14, 2010
A-Sun Men’s Hoops Enjoys Successful First Month
One month into the 2010-11 NCAA men’s basketball season, the Atlantic Sun Conference has moved up across the board in the ratings indexes bolstered by strong performances across the league.

December 11, 2010
Olumuyiwa, Hash Pace Spartans in Loss to Wolfpack
Despite a team-high 14 points by Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central HS) and a career-best 12 points by Chandler Hash (Greer, S.C./Greer HS), it was the Wolfpack of North Carolina State that claimed the 79-60 victory on Saturday afternoon inside Reynolds Coliseum.

December 9, 2010
Spartans, Wolfpack Set to Tangle Inside Reynolds Coliseum
After a pair of home victories over UNC Asheville (W, 93-91, 2OT) and ETSU (W, 60-59), the USC Upstate men’s basketball squad will hit the road to face NC State, the second of three Atlantic Coast Conference schools on the Spartans’ schedule this season.

December 7, 2010
Craig, Olumuyiwa Rank Among Nation’s Best
Freshmen Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) and Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central HS) have combined to win three of the four Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week awards this season and the Spartan duo find themselves at the top of the national rankings.

December 7, 2010
Craig Captures Second A-Sun Newcomer of the Week Award
After helping lead USC Upstate to its first ever win over ETSU, Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, the conference office in Macon, Ga., announced today.

December 5, 2010
Rogers’ Lone Field Goal Lifts Spartans over Bucs
With time winding down in regulation, Chalmers Rogers (Fort Mill, S.C./Fort Mill HS) scored his lone basket of the game with just three seconds remaining to lift USC Upstate past ETSU, 60-59, on Sunday afternoon inside the Hodge Center.

December 3, 2010
Spartans Look to “Buc” the Trend on Sunday
Coming off of a thrilling 93-91 double-overtime victory over UNC Asheville on Monday night, the Spartans will kick-off the conference season with a Sunday afternoon matinee against the ETSU Bucs.

November 30, 2010
Olumuyiwa Earns A-Sun Newcomer of the Week Award
After a record-setting performance at South Carolina and helping lead the Spartans to a thrilling 93-91 double-overtime victory over UNC Asheville on Monday night, freshman Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central HS) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, announced today by the conference office in Macon, Ga.

November 29, 2010
Grand Re-Opening: Spartans Win Thriller in Revamped Hodge Center
Fueled by five players reaching double figures and Carter Cook’s (Clemmons, N.C./Calvary Baptist Day School) game-winning free throws with 6.9 seconds remaining in the second overtime, the USC Upstate men’s basketball squad picked up its first win of the season and the first in the newly renovated Hodge Center on Monday night.

November 28, 2010
Men’s Basketball Set for Home Opener
After playing its first six games away from Spartanburg, the Spartans host UNC Asheville in the first game inside the newly renovated Hodge Center on Monday night at 7:00 p.m.

November 27, 2010
Dukes to have Morrow jersey retired tonight
Former Morrow boys basketball player Tony Dukes will have his No. 5 jersey retired tonight at halftime of the 7:30 p.m. game of the Morrow Mustangs Classic tournament.

November 24, 2010
Olumuyiwa Cements Name in Three Different Record Books
USC Upstate freshman forward Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central HS) recorded nine of Upstate’s 11 blocks against the South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday night, putting his name in a trio of record books.

November 23, 2010
Spartans Downed by South Carolina, 57-41
Despite an outstanding performance by freshman Babatunde Olumuyiwa (Athens, Ga./Clarke Central HS), it was the homestanding Gamecocks that claimed the 57-41 victory on Tuesday night inside the Colonial Life Arena.

November 23, 2010
Craig Earns A-Sun Newcomer of the Week Honors
After a stellar performance at the 2010 Charleston Classic, USC Upstate freshman forward Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, the conference office in Macon, Ga., announced today.

November 22, 2010
Spartans Set for Another Trip Down I-26
USC Upstate will compete in its sixth game in 11 days when it travels to Columbia, S.C., to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday night. Tip-off is slated for 7:00 p.m. inside the Colonial Life Arena.

November 22, 2010
Forward Ricardo Glenn Sidelined with Fracture
USC Upstate men’s basketball forward Ricardo Glenn (Augusta, Ga./Richmond Academy) will miss the next several weeks of action after suffering a fracture to the fourth metacarpal in his left hand in Sunday’s game against East Carolina.

November 21, 2010
Spartans Downed by East Carolina, 75-67
For the first time the season, USC Upstate out-rebounded its opponent, but it was the Pirates of East Carolina that came away with the victory, 75-67, on the third and final day of the 2010 Charleston Classic on Sunday inside the Carolina First Arena.

November 19, 2010
Second-Half Chanticleer Surge Dooms Spartans
After USC Upstate cut a 14-point deficit to just four at 44-40 with 11:46 remaining, Coastal Carolina ended the game on a 27-10 run to claim the 71-50 victory inside the Carolina First Arena on Friday afternoon on day two of the Charleston Classic.

November 18, 2010
Men's Basketball Falls to Wofford on Day One of Charleston Classic
Despite 13 points and seven rebounds from freshman Torrey Craig (Rock Hill, S.C./Great Falls HS), USC Upstate fell victim to a torrid shooting Wofford squad, 79-61, on Thursday afternoon on day one of the Charleston Classic inside the Carolina First Arena.

November 17, 2010
Spartans Set for Third-Annual Charleston Classic
For the fifth time since making the move to Division I, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team will participate in a tournament event. This time the Spartans will compete in their home state as they travel to Charleston, S.C. and join Coastal Carolina, Charlotte, East Carolina, George Mason, Georgetown, NC State and Wofford in the eight team event.

November 15, 2010
Dukes Scores 19, but Spartans Fall at Virginia
Sophomore Tony Dukes (Ellenwood, Ga./Atlanta Metropolitan) scored 19 points for the Spartans on Monday night, but a late run by the Cavaliers gave Virginia a 74-54 victory inside the John Paul Jones Arena.

November 14, 2010
Men's Basketball Set to Face Virginia on Monday Night
After falling at Michigan to open the 2010-11 season, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team will close out a two-game road swing as they battle the Virginia Cavaliers on Monday night. Tip-off inside the John Paul Jones Arena is slated for 7:00 p.m.

November 13, 2010
Spartans Drop Season Opener at Michigan
After knocking down the first shot of the game, the Spartans were outscored 27-5 by Michigan over an 11 minute stretch as the Wolverines claimed a 66-35 victory on Saturday night inside Crisler Arena.

November 12, 2010
Spartans Set to Open Season at Michigan
The USC Upstate men’s basketball squad will begin its fourth season of Division I play as the Spartans travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., as they battle the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.

November 11, 2010
Men’s Basketball Goes Greene during Early Signing Period
Ty Greene, a 6-2 shooting guard from Knoxville, Tenn., has signed a national letter of intent and will join the Spartan basketball team beginning with the 2011-12 season.

November 8, 2010
2010-11 USC Upstate Men’s Basketball Season Outlook
USC Upstate head coach Eddie Payne has spent more than 36 years in college basketball and is now in his 26th season as a head coach. He has a wealth of experience and 375 career wins under his belt. He may very well need every bit of that experience and then some this season as he will take one of the youngest teams in all of Division I basketball onto the court this season.

October 13, 2010
Upstate Picked 11th In Preseason Coaches, Media Polls
Spartanburg, S.C. – With just four players who saw action on the court from last year’s team returning for the 2010-11 season and 10 newcomers with eight freshmen, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team has been picked to finish 11th in the A-Sun as the conference released the results of its preseason coaches and media polls today.

September 13, 2010
Upstate Announces 2010-11 Men's Basketball Schedule
Spartanburg, S.C. – Spartan fans will get their first look at the renovated G.B. Hodge Center on Nov. 29 when USC Upstate plays host to UNC Asheville, and will renew its rivalry with in-city foe Wofford at the Charleston Classic as head coach Eddie Payne announced the 2010-11 Upstate men’s basketball schedule Monday.

August 16, 2010
Payne, Lakeside Sweep Into SBL Grand Final
Spartanburg, S.C. – For the second straight year, former USC Upstate standout and Spartanburg High School graduate Luke Payne has helped lead the Lakeside Lightning into the Grand Final of the State Basketball League (SBL) playoffs in Australia, sweeping the Perth Redbacks in the semifinal series.

August 4, 2010
Payne Leads Lakeside Into SBL Semifinals
Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate standout and Spartanburg High School graduate Luke Payne averaged 23.5 points in two games to lead the Lakeside Lightning to a sweep of the East Perth Eagles in the quarterfinals of the State Basketball League playoffs in Australia.

July 21, 2010
Former Spartan Hoops Star Payne Leads Lightning Into SBL Playoffs In Australia
Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate basketball standout Luke Payne has brushed off a nagging hip injury to lead the Lakeside Lightning into the SBL Playoffs which start this weekend, wrapping up a second straight successful professional season in Australia.

July 19, 2010
Schneiders Signs Professional Contract In Germany
Spartanburg, S.C. – Following a strong senior season in 2009-10 and a career that saw a complete transformation on the court, former USC Upstate basketball standout Nick Schneiders has signed a professional contract to play for the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig, a first division team in the German Beko Basketball Bundesliga (Beko BBL).

July 2, 2010
Former Spartan Standout Davis Had Successful Rookie Season In Pros
Spartanburg, S.C. – Former USC Upstate standout men’s basketball player Bobby Davis wrapped up his first professional season playing overseas with the Matrixx Magix in Holland, turning in a strong rookie season and emerging as one of the go-to players on the team.

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Winter Weather Causes Postponement Of Upstate-FGCU Basketball
Spartanburg, S.C. – The winter storm that has already dumped several inches of snow on the Spartanburg area and is expected to add more snow and ice later in the day has caused tonight’s men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader between USC Upstate and Florida Gulf Coast to be postponed.