• The Polls Are Open: Vote Now for the Top Division I Moments
    July 01, 2011
    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.
  • Incoming Spartan Ty Greene Nets All-State Honors
    May 02, 2011
    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.
  • Men’s Basketball Inks Three More for 2011-12
    April 29, 2011
    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.
  • One for the Great One: Craig Named A-Sun Freshman of the Year
    March 01, 2011
    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.
  • Chavis Records Career Triple Number 200, but Spartans Fall on Senior Night
    February 28, 2011
    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.
  • Chavis, Uzochukwu Look to End Careers on a High Note
    February 27, 2011
    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.
  • Craig Tallies 20 Points as Spartans Spoil Campbell’s Senior Day
    February 26, 2011
    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.
  • The Last Hoorah: Spartans, Camels Set for Final A-Sun Battle
    February 25, 2011
    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.
  • Second-Half Surge Lifts Bruins Past Spartans
    February 19, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans, Bruins Set for Saturday Night Battle
    February 18, 2011
    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).
  • Men’s Basketball Falls on Road at Lipscomb
    February 17, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans Set for Music City Tour
    February 16, 2011
    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.
  • Glenn Tallies Career-Best 16 Points, but Spartans Fall to Dolphins
    February 13, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans, Dolphins Set for Sunday Matinee
    February 12, 2011
    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.
  • Spartan Rally Comes Up Short in Loss to Ospreys
    February 11, 2011
    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.
  • Men’s Basketball to Host North Florida on Friday Night
    February 09, 2011
    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.
  • Spartan Rookies Rank Among A-Sun and Nation’s Best
    February 08, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans Fall to Hot-Shooting Eagles
    February 06, 2011
    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.
  • Men’s Basketball Set for Sunday Matinee at Florida Gulf Coast
    February 05, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans Down Hatters in A-Sun/CSS Game of the Week
    February 04, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans, Hatters Set to Battle in CSS Game of the Week
    February 02, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans End Month on High Note with Victory over Kennesaw State
    January 31, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans to Wrap-up Five Game, 11 Day Stretch on Monday Night
    January 30, 2011
    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.
  • Bears Spoil Spartan Homecoming with Second Half Surge
    January 29, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans, Bears Set for Homecoming Battle
    January 27, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans Unable to Complete Sweep of ETSU
    January 25, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans Continue Whirlwind Adventure on Tuesday at ETSU
    January 24, 2011
    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.
  • First-Half Shooting Woes Doom Spartans on Sunday
    January 23, 2011
    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.
  • Spartans to Host Bisons in Sunday Afternoon Matinee
    January 22, 2011
    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.
  • Upstate, Florida Gulf Coast Doubleheader Make-up Date Announced
    January 21, 2011
    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.
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