Coastal Carolina will travel to South Carolina on Nov. 23, 2013, according to USC and CCU Athletics Director Hunter Yurachek, who announced the first meeting between the two schools at a press conference Wednesday.
It is the final home game on the schedule for the Chants next season.
A home-and-home baseball series was also announced.
Obviously those who are close to South Carolina know this is something weve been hungering for, Yurachek said.
Basketball coaches Cliff Ellis and Frank Martin have also had discussions about a potential basketball series, but nothing has been set as of yet, according to Yurachek.
In addition to the Coastal game, South Carolina on Wednesday announced all its four non-conference games for the 2013 football season.
The Gamecocks will open the 2013 schedule against North Carolina on Saturday, Aug. 31, at Williams-Brice Stadium. That contest will mark the Tar Heels first trip to Columbia since 1990. The teams have met 55 times over the years, most recently in 2007 with South Carolina posting a 21-15 win in Chapel Hill.
The Gamecocks will travel to Orlando to face the Central Florida Knights on Saturday, Sept. 28. South Carolina has won each of the previous three meetings with UCF, most recently in 2005 in the first game coached by Steve Spurrier as the Gamecocks head coach. This will mark South Carolinas first trip to Bright House Networks Stadium (45,323) in Orlando.
The Gamecocks will close the 2013 regular season with the traditional Palmetto State Showdown against the Clemson Tigers.
The full 2013 schedule:
August 31 NORTH CAROLINA
September 7 at Georgia*
September 14 VANDERBILT*
September 21 Open
September 28 at Central Florida
October 5 KENTUCKY*
October 12 at Arkansas*
October 19 at Tennessee*
October 26 at Missouri*
November 2 MISSISSIPPI STATE*
November 9 Open
November 16 FLORIDA*
November 23 COASTAL CAROLINA
November 30 CLEMSON
*-Denotes SEC Game