Columbia -- Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam and Adam Matthews homered for the second straight day as South Carolina defeated Florida 11-6 on Saturday in the final game of the three-game SEC series at Carolina Stadium.
The Gamecocks are now 43-13 and 21-9 in the SEC while the loss drops Florida to 40-13 and 22-8 in conference play.
The Gamecocks (43-13, 21-9) head to the SEC Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will face sixth-seeded Ole Miss on Wednesday.
USC had 16 hits against the Gators (40-13, 22-8), with eight of nine position starters recording at least one hit on the afternoon. Bobby Haney tied his career high in hits with a 4-for-5 day and scored three runs. Matthews' 3-for-5 performance also tied a season high.
Florida was led by Josh Adams, who was 3 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI.
USC starter Jay Brown (3-0) worked 6 1/3 innings and allowed two runs on five hits to pick up the win. He struck out four and walked one.
The Gamecocks blew the game open with six runs in the sixth inning, including Bradley's grand slam, to take an 8-0 lead.
Florida responded by scoring six runs in the top of the seventh, cutting USC's lead to 8-6.
USC extended the lead to four in the bottom of the seventh. Haney opened the inning with a single and with two outs, scored on a wild pitch. After Bradley doubled, Matthews again came through, driving in Bradley.
The Gamecocks made it 11-6 in the bottom of the eighth on Nick Ebert's solo home run, his seventh homer of the year.
E--Tucker, Morales. DP--Florida 1. LOB--Florida 8, USC 10. 2B--Tignor, Bradley, Walker, Wingo. 3B--Walker. HR--Bradley, Matthews, Ebert. SH--Enders, Wingo. CS--Smith.
HBP--by Brown (Smith); by DeSclafani (Morales); by Toledo (Bradley); by Maronde (Wingo); by Campbell (Morales). PB--Tignor. Time--3:01. Att: 7,523.