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1959 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

The 1959 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference in the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. The Gamecocks finished the season 6–4 overall.

1959 South Carolina Gamecocks football
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1959 record6–4 (4–3 ACC)
Head coachWarren Giese (4th season)
Home stadiumCarolina Stadium
(Capacity: 42,517)
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Clemson $   6 1         9 2  
North Carolina   5 2         5 5  
Maryland   4 2         5 5  
South Carolina   4 3         6 4  
Wake Forest   4 3         6 4  
Duke   2 3         4 6  
NC State   0 6         1 9  
Virginia   0 5         0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 19DukeNo. 14W 12–7
September 26Furman (SC)No. 20W 30-0
October 3No. 13 GeorgiaNo. 16W 30-14
October 10at North CarolinaNo. 11L 6-19
October 22No. 17 ClemsonL 0-27
October 31MarylandW 22-6
November 7at VirginiaW 32-20
November 13at Miami (FL)L 6-26
November 21NC StateW 12-7
November 28vs. Wake ForestCharlotte, NCL 20-43

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1959 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "1959 Football Schedule". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 21, 2017.