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TheBigSpur.com is one of the fastest-growing, informative and entertaining sites devoted to inside coverage of a college program anywhere. It’s home to Spurnotes, a daily “War Room” style report full of insider tidbits from Tony Morrell and others. Also, you can always count on TBS to be on top of breaking news on Carolina football, baseball, basketball and recruiting. Plus, as a member of the 247Sports Network, you have access to many other special features and resources:

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247Sports Radio On Campus with Bill King

Channel: Sirius/XM 91
Time: Weekdays 7 AM to 10 PM ET
Call in Number: 888.573.5335
Official Message Board: The Blue Board

The No. 1 college sports radio show. If it's happening in college football or basketball, you'll hear about it here. Host Bill King interviews some of college sports' best coaches and players, along with 247Sports' team of reporters and recruiting analysts. The weekday show invites you to sound off on the issues of the day by calling in to the live broadcast.

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National Message Board

Interact with fans from other schools and the 247Sports national recruiting team on "The Blue Board", the National College Football Recruiting message board. This is one of our most popular boards on the network and is a place where you can chat about football, recruiting or general topics. It's also available on mobile- all you have to do is type in the address to your mobile browser and a clean, fast, mobile-friendly version of the board appears.

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247Sports Recruiting Resources

Football Staff

247Sports features many of the industry's most recognized and respected recruiting analysts. The network maintains a national/regional recruiting staff in excess of 30 professionals charged with evaluating, ranking and reporting on the nation's elite football and basketball prospects. Here are a few 247Sports analysts that South Carolina fans should closely follow:

-Barton Simmons (247 lead national scout) -@bartonsimmons

-JC Shurburtt (veteran national recruiting reporter & evaluator- also TBS owner) -@jcshurburtt

-Rusty Mansell (follows the state of Georgia for the 247Sports network) -@Mansell247

-Steve Wiltfong (midwest regional reporter) -@SWiltfong247

Football Recruiting Database

Check out the 247Sports Recruiting Database

Basketball Recruiting

247Sports has partnered with PrepStars.com to bring you comprehensive basketball recruit scouting reports, evaluations and rankings. PrepStars is one of the most respected names in the basketball recruiting industry.

2014 Basketball Top247

2014 South Carolina Basketball Commits

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Site: Clemson247.com
Message Board: Tigers Message Board

Notes: Veteran reporter Paul Strelow has been on the Clemson beat for years and has the latest in Tigers athletics and recruiting. He frequently updates in-state football and basketball prospects and has breaking news, insight an analysis on the Clemson program.


Site: Dawgs247.com
Message Board: Dawgs247 Board

Notes: No one breaks more UGA news and provides better insights on the Bulldog program than Dawgs247. Gentry Estes is the most respected UGA reporter in the market, and Rusty Mansell blankets the state of Georgia with his recruiting updates and analysis.


Site: GVX247.com
Message Board: GVX Tennessee Board

Notes: In partnership with The Knoxville News Sentinel, GVX247.com features reporters Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan. The Knoxville News Sentinel has long been considered "the source" for Tennessee news, and Rucker and Callahan combine as the top duo covering Tennessee sports and recruiting.

*** 247Sports Fun Fact: All 247Sports team message boards allow the user to determine if his/her message board post can be viewed by fans from other schools and non members. We put the choice in your hands. This gives fans from other schools the ability to read much of the message board posts from fans of their rival schools. You still have to be a member to post, but Gamecock fans can check out what many members of the other sites are saying.

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