Frank Martin does not have a lot of talent to work with in his first season as South Carolina’s basketball coach. That much is obvious. A team that goes 10-21 and 2-14 in the Southeastern Conference, as USC did last season, and then loses three starters (leading scorer Malik Cooke, Anthony Gill and Damontre Harris) … well, you can pretty much figure that the following season is not going to be all rosy. USC has done some good things this season, most notably last week’s games – a four-point loss at Missouri and a 21-point win over Arkansas. But typical of a team in transition, this week did not unfold nearly as well. The Gamecocks got smoked by 39 at Florida on Wednesday, and then on Saturday afternoon, they were lifeless in a 67-56 loss to Georgia...
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