Today there are 22 days until kickoff.
22 is the number of wins in games decided by 10 points or less in the Spurrier era.
22-18 is the overall record in those games.
One would expect the percentage to be right at 50%, but good teams find ways to win close games.
South Carolina has indeed been a good team, and only lost one game last season that was decided by fewer than 10 points.
In fact Carolina was 4-1 in these close games.
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