South Carolina Upstate (0-0) vs. South Carolina (0-0)
Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: A pair of in-state schools are set to square off as South Carolina hosts South Carolina Upstate in each team’s 2021-22 season opener. South Carolina Upstate went 5-18 last year, while South Carolina ended up 6-15.
DID YOU KNOW: South Carolina Upstate went 0-5 against non-conference schools last season. In those five games, the Spartans gave up 80.6 points per game while scoring 65.4 per matchup. South Carolina went 2-2 in non-conference play, averaging 69 points and giving up 71 per game in the process.