GRR: University of South Carolina
South Carolina and Memphis are now SCRC 7s champions, as each won their divisional tournament in the conference championship.D1
It was a solid showing for the Gamecocks, and a dramatic one as the USC players needed two late tries to edge Tennessee 26-24.
USC led 14-7 at halftime but three Tennessee tries put the Volunteers up 24-14.
Thomas More won the latest Big Rivers 7s on a last-minute try from Ta'Veon Veal to beat Principia.
That 21-15 result clinched the tournament for TMU and puts them in a good position to qualify for the CRC in May.
Who else has been doing well in men's college 7s this spring?
And we're down to four teams in NCR's D1AA championship after this weekend's quarterfinals.
In most cases the higher-seeded or higher-ranked team won, but not always.
Tennessee may well be the best D1AA program in the country—we at GRR certainly thought that was true in 2021-22 and somebody has to prove us wrong.
Clemson and South Carolina played a barnburner. South Carolina pressured early and were in position to score but Clemson held on. Then the Tigers got a free kick from a scrum and the Gamecocks weren’t ready—Clemson broke through fairly easily and scored on an 80-meter run.