Thursday October 23rd, 2014

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Auburn Tigers

The South Carolina Gamecocks will meet the Auburn Tigers in Alabama for a matchup of SEC rivals. The Gamecocks, currently fourth in the SEC East, are 4-3 and enter the game off a 41-10 victory over the Paladins of Furman. Auburn, also fourth in the SEC West, are 5-1 and coming off a road loss to Mississippi State.

Auburn, ranked No. 5 in the country, is averaging 38.8 points per game so far this season and has allowed only 18.3 points per contest. South Carolina has averaged 35.1 points through six games, but the Gamecocks have given up an average of 31.4 points. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 7:30 ET

Live steam: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: SEC Network

Radio: For a full list of South Carolina affiliates, click here. For a full list of Auburn affiliates, click here.

Season Recap

South Carolina

10/18: South Carolina 41, Furman 10

The Gamecock ground game earned 267 yards and three touchdowns to complete South Carolina's homecoming win over Furman. South Carolina took a 28-7 lead a halftime and held Furman to just a field goal in the second half. The Gamecocks' 548 total yards are the most the team has posted in a single game so far this season. The 281 passing yards and 267 rushing yards are the second most in each category thus far this year.

10/04: Kentucky 45, South Carolina 38

The Wildcats scored the winning touchdown when Alvin Dupree returned an interception 6 yards for a touchdown with 2:29 to play. Mike Davis rushed for a career-high 183 yards on 23 carries and tied a career best with three touchdowns.

09/27: Missouri 21, South Carolina 20

Missouri pulled ahead for good when Russell Hansbrough scored his third touchdown of the game on a 1-yard run with 1:36 remaining. South Carolina forced 10 punts from Missouri after its opponents had punted just eight times in the first four games. Mike Davis had his ninth career 100-yard rushing game, finishing with 104 yards.

09/20: South Carolina 48, Vanderbilt 34

The Gamecocks took the lead for good on Brison Williams’ 53-yard interception return for a touchdown with 23 seconds left in the first half. Sophomore Pharoh Cooper set career highs with 10 receptions and 114 receiving yards. Coach Steve Spurrier won his 202nd game as an SEC coach, passing Vince Dooley of Georgia for second all-time in the SEC. Only Bear Bryant (292) has more.

09/13: South Carolina 38, Georgia 35

The Gamecocks held on to the lead against the Bulldogs after Pharoh Cooper’s 8-yard touchdown reception from Dylan Thompson with 2:20 to go in the first quarter. South Carolina has won four of its last five against Georgia. Thompson was 21-for-30 for 271 yards and three touchdowns.

09/06: South Carolina 33, East Carolina 23

The Gamecocks took their sixteenth straight win over non-conference opponents against East Carolina. South Carolina’s final drive was 18 plays and 86 yards, consuming 10:33. It was the longest drive for the Gamecocks since a 20-play, 11:35 march against Tennessee in 2011. Gerald Dixon blocked a field goal in the second quarter, South Carolina’s first field-goal block since Stephon Gilmore did it against Tennessee in 2011.

08/28: Texas A&M 52, South Carolina 28

The loss snapped the Gamecocks’ 18-game home winning streak, the longest such streak in the FBS. Their last loss came against Auburn in 2011. It was the first meeting between the Aggies and South Carolina. Dylan Thompson had 366 passing yards and four touchdowns, including two on passes of 69 and 46 yards. Wide receiver Nick Jones had 113 yards, a career best, and two touchdowns.


10/11: Auburn 23, Mississippi State 38

Auburn suffered its first loss of the season, as the home-team Bulldogs downed the Tigers in coach Gus Malzahn's second regular season loss in two years as head coach. Mississippi State took a 21-0 lead in the first half and scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to secure the victory. Nick Marshall finished the game with 209 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Marshall also led the team in rushing, carrying 17 times for 108 yards.

10/04: Auburn 41, LSU 7

Auburn avenged its only loss of the regular season last year, beating LSU at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Marshall finished the game with 207 passing yards and two touchdowns, adding 119 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Sammie Coates went for 144 yards receiving, and Cameron Artis-Payne finished with 126 rushing yards. 

09/27: Auburn 45, Louisiana Tech 17

The Tigers beat the Bulldogs on homecoming weekend, amassing 254 rushing yards and 219 yards through the air. Artis-Payne (116 yards) and Marshall (105 yards) both rushed for more than 100 yards. Marshall also completed 10-of-17 passes for 166 yards and three touchdowns. Quan Bray was the team's leading receiver with three catches for 91 yards.

09/18: Auburn 20, Kansas State 14

The Tigers took the lead for good on a 40-yard pass from Marshall to Ricardo Lewis with 1:34 left in the first half. Marshall finished the game with 231 passing yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Auburn was aided by Kansas State's three turnovers and three missed field goals. 

09/06: Auburn 59, San Jose State 13

Cameron Artis-Payne ran for 112 yards and three touchdowns in Auburn's 24th straight non-conference win at home. The Tigers finished with 358 rushing yards, making it the 13th consecutive game in which they rushed for at least 200 yards, the longest active streak in the FBS. Auburn’s 109 points in its first two games are its most to open a season since scoring 122 in its first two games in 1995.

08/30: Auburn 45, Arkansas 21

Jeremy Johnson started in place of the suspended Nick Marshall, and threw for 243 first-half yards, the first Auburn quarterback to top 200 yards in a half since Cam Newton in 2010. The Tigers improved to 306-5 all-time when scoring at least 30 points.

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