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#4 South Carolina Gamecocks at Furman Paladins Preview

The Gamecocks head to Fluor Field in Greenville to face the Paladins


The Gamecocks had a rough time last week, dropping a big midweek game to UNC and the weekend series to Georgia. South Carolina is now 29-8 (11-4 SEC) and has a chance to finish off their string of road games on a positive note as they head to Greenville tonight to take on the Furman Paladins.

Carolina beat the Paladins earlier this season in Columbia to improve the overall record against Furman to 113-55-2. The Paladins are 15-21 (4-5 Southern) and enter tonight's game on a three-game losing streak after dropping their weekend series to UNCG and losing to USC Upstate on Tuesday.

South Carolina Furman
Batting Average .290 .285
On-Base % .381 .350
Slugging % .402 .398
ERA 3.26 6.51
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio 2.82 1.37
Fielding % .979 .971

Taylor Widener will start for the Gamecocks tonight. The junior right-hander has a 4.32 ERA with 25 strikeouts and 9 walks.

The Paladins are expected to start senior LHP Harry Norman against the Gamecocks this evening. Norman has a 4.83 ERA with 20 strikeouts and 32 walks on the year. He pitched five scoreless innings against South Carolina in this season's first meeting between the teams.

When: 7 p.m.

How to Watch: SoCon Digital Network

How to Listen: 107.5 The Game