Johnson, Gamecocks seeking to restore momentum - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Johnson, Gamecocks seeking to restore momentum

By PETE IACOBELLI
AP Sports Writer

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - South Carolina center T.J. Johnson says the Gamecocks are ready to wipe away the problems of the last two weeks.

Johnson has a good handle on the team's attitude.

He will start his 48th game, more than anyone in school history, when No. 17 South Carolina (6-2, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) takes on Tennessee (3-4, 0-4) this Saturday. Johnson has watched the team go from a middle-of-the-pack SEC team to challenger for the league title since he arrived before the 2008 season.

Still, he's as upset as anyone about the Gamecocks' 2-game slide that dropped them from national championship contender to trying to restore momentum after a 6-0 start.

Johnson says players have put the problems of the past two games behind them and get the season back on track.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Seahawks' Season Ends in NCAA Second Round

    Seahawks' Season Ends in NCAA Second Round

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:48 AM EST2017-11-20 06:48:48 GMT
    UNCW Men's soccer season ends in NCAA tourneyUNCW Men's soccer season ends in NCAA tourney

     UNCW saw its 2017 men's soccer season come to a close on Sunday night as the Seahawks dropped a 2-1 decision to No. 7 North Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Division I Championship at WakeMed Soccer Park.   The Seahawks' season ends with a 12-8-0 record while the Tar Heels, the No. 3 national seed in the tournament, stand at 15-3-1 after winning their NCAA opener.   After a scoreless first half, North Carolina struck twice in a four-minute span to take a 2...

    More >>

     UNCW saw its 2017 men's soccer season come to a close on Sunday night as the Seahawks dropped a 2-1 decision to No. 7 North Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Division I Championship at WakeMed Soccer Park.   The Seahawks' season ends with a 12-8-0 record while the Tar Heels, the No. 3 national seed in the tournament, stand at 15-3-1 after winning their NCAA opener.   After a scoreless first half, North Carolina struck twice in a four-minute span to take a 2...

    More >>
  • Seahawks Hold Off Camels At Trask

    Seahawks Hold Off Camels At Trask

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:30 AM EST2017-11-19 12:30:02 GMT
    UNCW's Jaylen Fornes finishes off a breakaway dunk in the second half of the Seahawks win over Campbell. (Source: UNCW)UNCW's Jaylen Fornes finishes off a breakaway dunk in the second half of the Seahawks win over Campbell. (Source: UNCW)

    Seahawks Hold Off Camels At Trask

    More >>

    Seahawks Hold Off Camels At Trask

    More >>
  • Coastal Carolina Hands Seahawks 57-41 Loss

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-11-18 22:00:13 GMT
    (Source: John Crouch)(Source: John Crouch)

    Coastal Carolina Hands Seahawks 57-41 Loss

    More >>

    Coastal Carolina Hands Seahawks 57-41 Loss

    More >>
Powered by Frankly