South Carolina gets son of all-time leading scorer - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

South Carolina gets son of all-time leading scorer

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - South Carolina will soon have another McKie (MAK-ee) on the basketball court as the son of all-time leading scorer BJ McKie has committed to the program.

BJ McKie said on Twitter his son Justin chose the Gamecocks and new coach Frank Martin starting next fall. BJ McKie played at South Carolina from 1995 through 1999 and finished with 2,119 points, first on the school's career list. He is the Gamecocks only player in history to surpass 2,000 points.

Justin McKie is a 6-foot-4 guard who plays at Irmo High. He also received college interest from Memphis, Murray State and Winthrop among others.

BJ McKie is an assistant coach at Charleston Southern. He helped the Gamecocks to two NCAA tournaments and their only Southeastern Conference regular-season championship in 1997.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Texas Tech Golf leads through 36 holes at Men’s Golf Championship

    Texas Tech Golf leads through 36 holes at Men’s Golf Championship

    Saturday, May 26 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-05-27 02:57:48 GMT
    Texas Tech Golf (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)Texas Tech Golf (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)
    Texas Tech Golf (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)Texas Tech Golf (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

    Through 36 holes at the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship, the Texas Tech Men’s Golf team has a one-stroke lead over Oklahoma State.

    Through 36 holes at the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship, the Texas Tech Men’s Golf team has a one-stroke lead over Oklahoma State.

  • Extra Innings Finals: 5/26

    Extra Innings Finals: 5/26

    Saturday, May 26 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-27 02:52:30 GMT
    Extra Innings (Source: KCBD Graphic)Extra Innings (Source: KCBD Graphic)
    Extra Innings (Source: KCBD Graphic)Extra Innings (Source: KCBD Graphic)

    Here's Devin with your baseball and softball finals for Saturday.

    Here's Devin with your baseball and softball finals for Saturday.

  • Red Raiders await their fate for NCAA Tournament

    Red Raiders await their fate for NCAA Tournament

    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-05-26 23:46:05 GMT
    Texas Tech Baseball (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)Texas Tech Baseball (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)
    Texas Tech Baseball (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)Texas Tech Baseball (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

    Sunday night at 7:30 p.m., the Red Raider baseball team will learn if they will be hosting a Regional here in the Hub City.

    Sunday night at 7:30 p.m., the Red Raider baseball team will learn if they will be hosting a Regional here in the Hub City.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • LSU defeats South Carolina, 6-4, in 12 innings

    LSU defeats South Carolina, 6-4, in 12 innings

    Source: LSUsports.netSource: LSUsports.net

    In an extra innings affair, LSU struck for three runs in the top of the 12th, capped off by a two-run double in Todd Peterson’s first career at-bat as LSU defeated South Carolina, 6-3, Thursday evening to advance in the SEC Tournament.

    In an extra innings affair, LSU struck for three runs in the top of the 12th, capped off by a two-run double in Todd Peterson’s first career at-bat as LSU defeated South Carolina, 6-3, Thursday evening to advance in the SEC Tournament.

  • LSU falls to No. 1 Florida in second round of SEC Tournament

    LSU falls to No. 1 Florida in second round of SEC Tournament

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:59:32 GMT

    Florida freshman right-hander Tommy Mace limited LSU to one earned run in seven innings Wednesday night as the Gators edged the Tigers, 4-3, in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

    Florida freshman right-hander Tommy Mace limited LSU to one earned run in seven innings Wednesday night as the Gators edged the Tigers, 4-3, in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:23:52 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

Powered by Frankly