72
      Thursday
      80 / 58
      Friday
      83 / 58
      Saturday
      80 / 59

      Shaw, defense lead Gamecocks to third straight win over Tigers

      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Connor Shaw threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead No. 14 South Carolina to a 10-win season for the first time in 27 years and its third straight victory over No. 18 Clemson, 34-13 on Saturday night.

      The Gamecocks (10-2) choked off Clemson's once-high scoring offense, holding the Tigers (9-3) to 153 yards and Atlantic Coast Conference passing leader Tajh Boyd to 83 yards through the air.

      Clemson was part of the BCS title talk a month ago when it opened 8-0 and rose to No. 6 in the country. But it heads to the ACC championship game against Virginia Tech next week a shaky team after losing three of its past four.

      South Carolina's only other 10-victory season in 118 years of football came in 1984.

      (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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