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#4 South Carolina Gamecocks vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers: Preview and How to Watch

The Gamecocks host the Buccaneers at Founders Park

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The Gamecocks got off to a hot start in SEC play over the weekend, sweeping Tennessee on the road to improve to 14-5 (3-0 SEC). They return to Founders Park tonight to host the Charleston Southern Buccaneers.

Charleston Southern is 11-6 (1-2 Big South) and coming off of a series loss to Longwood in their opening weekend of conference play. The Gamecocks are the first ranked team that CSU has faced this season.

USC vs Charleston Southern Stats

Stat South Carolina Charleston Southern
Stat South Carolina Charleston Southern
Batting Average 0.279 0.260
On-Base % 0.358 0.337
Slugging % 0.441 0.359
ERA 2.90 4.09
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio 2.77 1.87
Fielding % 0.977 0.954

Sophomore RHP Graham Lawson will start for the Gamecocks. Lawson is getting his second start of the season and has a 7.71 ERA with 7 strikeouts and 3 walks. The Buccaneers are expected to start Tyler Weekley. The sophomore RHP has a 4.66 ERA with 7 strikeouts and 5 walks.

First pitch is at 7 p.m. at Founders Park.

The game will be available online via SEC Network Plus and will be on the radio on 107.5 The Game.