The South Carolina basketball team is headed to Puerto Rico next year.
The Gamecocks announced on Thursday that the men’s basketball team will take part in the 2017 Tire Pros Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
The event is scheduled for Nov 16-19 (Thursday-Saturday) in San Juan at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente, and will feature the Gamecocks, Western Michigan, Florida State, Boise State, Illinois State, UTEP, Iowa State and Tulsa.
The Gamecocks have played to a 3-0 record in 2016, notching wins against Louisiana Tech, Holy Cross and Monmouth.
Frank Martin is in his fifth season in Columbia, and led the Gamecocks to a 25-9 record last season.