East Carolina vs. South Florida – Game Preview – October 10, 2020

When the East Carolina Pirates visit the South Florida Bulls on Saturday, both teams will be looking for their first American Athletic Conference victory of the season.

The Pirates (0-2, 0-1 AAC), led by second-year coach Mike Houston, rank sixth among the nine AAC teams that have played a game this year in average points scored (28.5). East Carolina’s defense is last in the AAC in points (50.0) and also yards allowed (558.5).

In addition, the Pirates have yet to sack the quarterback, and they are a league-worst minus-four on turnover differential.

East Carolina’s red-zone defense has been unable to come up with a turnover or a stop that keeps an opponent off the board. On 12 trips, Pirates opponents have 12 scores — five passing touchdowns, four running TDs and three field goals.

Among the Pirates’ top performers on offense are quarterback Holton Ahlers and wide receivers Tyler Snead

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South Carolina vs Florida football score, 2020 live updates

The State’s Ben Breiner is inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for Saturday’s South Carolina road trip to face the No. 3 Florida Gators. The game kicks off at noon on ESPN. The Gamecocks are playing a 10-game, SEC-only schedule during the coronavirus-delayed season.

FINAL: Florida 38, South Carolina 24

The Gamecocks failed to score on a late drive that ate up more than seven minutes of clock in the fourth quarter, and the Gators kneeled out the clock to secure the victory that got closer than anticipated.

Harris TD: Florida 38, South Carolina 24

After scoring on the ground in the first quarter, Harris added a touchdown through the air, further asserting himself as South Carolina’s top running back. The Gamecocks trail by two touchdowns with just more than 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter.

INT Mukuamu: Florida 38, South Carolina 17

Junior cornerback Israel Mukuamu snagged

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Gamecocks falls to No. 3 Florida 38-24

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – South Carolina travels to No. 3 Florida for their first road game of the year.



a group of people watching a football ball: South Carolina receiver Shi Smith (13) spins out of a tackle by Florida defensive back Jaydon hill (23) during an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, Pool)


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South Carolina receiver Shi Smith (13) spins out of a tackle by Florida defensive back Jaydon hill (23) during an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP, Pool)

The Gamecocks have won five of the last 10 games against the Gators. Carolina also looks to defeat a No. 3 team for the second straight year.

We’ll have game updates and the scoring summary here.

FIRST QUARTER

Carolina showed some good balance in the first drive. They started the drive through the air and leaned on the run game to finish it off.

Florida responded with a run-heavy series that was capped with a 2-yard touchdown. But Florida showed exactly how capable they are in the passing game as

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Which scholarship Gamecocks didn’t travel for the Florida game

Coming into Saturday’s game at Florida, South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp said COVID-19 had not taken any of his players out of circulation for the game.

The set of available players looked relatively full when the official travel roster came out at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Star corner Israel Mukuamu (groin) was in the building and warming up early with part of his uniform on, meaning he’s almost assuredly going to play. Sophomore linebacker Jahmar Brown wasn’t on the list as he’s been dealing with a knee issue.

Defensive back Dominick Hill made the trip after not dressing for the opener.

At road games the team only releases a travel list, not a dress list. Other scholarship players who weren’t in the building:

? Injured and not expected to travel: Rosendo Louis, Sherrod Greene, Chad Terrell

? Wide receiver Mike Wyman

? Defensive tackles Alex Huntley, Makius Scott, Devontae

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South Carolina releases travel roster for Florida

Which South Carolina Gamecocks didn’t travel to Gainesville this weekend for the Florida game?

Senior offensive lineman Sadarius Hutcherson, who’s pictured with the story, did indeed make the trip down to The Swamp. The complete travel roster can be viewed right here.

Jahmar Brown, the sophomore linebacker/safety was questionable with a knee injury, according to coach Will Muschamp. However, Brown did not travel to Gainesville. Several other injured players didn’t make the trip.

Jaheim Bell (knee)

Sherrod Greene (hip)

Alex Huntley (ankle)

Trai Jones (ankle)

Rosendo Louis (quad)

The players listed below did not dress out for the season-opener against Tennessee. And they’re not with the team for the Florida game.

Jalen Brooks (transfer)

Devontae Davis

Gilber Edmond

Hank Manos

Makius Scott

Chad Terrell

Mike Wyman

Freshmen defensive backs Dominick

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Florida vs. South Carolina odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from proven model on 16-2 run

The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Gainesville to take on the Florida Gators on Saturday at noon ET. Florida was explosive offensively in its season opener last week, toppling the Ole Miss Rebels 51-35. South Carolina battled but ultimately fell short in a 31-27 loss against the Tennessee Volunteers in its first contest of 2020. The Gators have won four of their past five games against South Carolina and hold a 28-9-3 edge in the all-time series. 

William Hill lists the Gators as 18-point home favorites in the latest Florida vs. South Carolina odds. The over-under for total points expected is 57.5, up half a point from the opener. Before making any South Carolina vs. Florida picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has

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Florida vs. South Carolina odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 16-2 run

The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Gainesville to take on the Florida Gators on Saturday at noon ET. Florida was explosive offensively in its season opener last week, toppling the Ole Miss Rebels 51-35. South Carolina battled but ultimately fell short in a 31-27 loss against the Tennessee Volunteers in its first contest of 2020. The Gators have won four of their past five games against South Carolina and hold a 28-9-3 edge in the all-time series. 

William Hill lists the Gators as 18-point home favorites in the latest Florida vs. South Carolina odds. The over-under for total points expected is 57.5, up half a point from the opener. Before making any South Carolina vs. Florida picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has

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Carnival Cruise Line targets November for Florida sailings

Carnival Cruise Line announced on Thursday that it has canceled all cruises through December, with the exception of those leaving from Port Canaveral and Miami. A statement released by Carnival on Thursday said that following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s extension to the no-sail order for cruise ships and cruises from all U.S. home ports except Port Canaveral and Miami are canceled through December. Carnival said it is working toward the resumption of cruises, with Port Canaveral and Miami being the first two home ports for embarkations. While cruises out of Port Canaveral and Miami in November and December remain on the schedule, Carnival said people with reservations can cancel and get a future cruise credit or full refund. The cruise industry shutdown has led to huge losses and job cuts in Port Canaveral.The port’s major source of money, cruise ship revenue, is expected to drop by almost … Read More

Idled cruise industry can sail again in Florida on Nov. 1

Florida’s idled $8-billion-a-year cruise industry can set sail again Nov. 1 under a plan endorsed by the White House Coronavirus Task Force.



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“The Florida delegation is very supportive and is trying to work with the administration and the CDC to see what efforts we can do to get the industry up and operating,” Florida Ports Council (FPC) Vice President of Governmental Affairs Michael Rubin said. “It’s still the only industry that’s not allowed to operate at the moment.”

If it was up to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or at least Director Dr. Robert Redfield, the “no sail” order for cruise ships from U.S. ports would remain in effect until February.

President Donald Trump’s administration blocked the CDC’s pending order to keep cruise ships docked until mid-February on Tuesday, opting to go with a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) plan that

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Florida will let bars, restaurants and hotels reopen at full capacity

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that Florida, hard hit by coronavirus pandemic this summer, was moving into Phase 3 of reopening, lifting all restrictions on restaurants and businesses.

DeSantis, a Republican, said restaurants, hotels and bars across the state can immediately reopen at full capacity. A staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, DeSantis has been widely criticized in the past for reopening Florida early in the pandemic — a move that came after the governor met with the president.

The order would also prohibit local governments from restricting business operations unless they can justify the economic cost of such actions.

“There will not be limitations,” DeSantis said at a press conference in St. Petersburg. “They can operate at a minimum of 50 percent regardless of local rule and then, if a local restricts between 50 and 100 [percent], they’ve got to provide the justification and they’ve got to

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