Clemson host Wofford Monday Night

Clemson host Wofford Monday Night

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Clemson host Wofford Monday Night

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By Staff Report.

The Tigers return to the court Monday night against Wofford as they look to move to 2-0 on the season.

GAME SETUP
 

 SERIES NOTES

Overall:       Clemson leads 50-16
at Clemson:    Clemson leads 34-8
at Littlejohn:    Clemson leads 8-1
at Wofford:    Clemson leads 16-8
at Neutral:    None played
First Meeting:    Clemson, 34-23, in 1911-12
Last  Meeting:    Clemson, 93-40, in 2008-09
Streak:    Clemson has won 7 in a row

QUICK FACTS


* Clemson and Wofford will meet on the hardwood for the 67th time in the
history of the series Monday evening.  The Tigers have won 13 of the last
14 in the series and hold an all-time edge of 50-16 over the Terriers.
* The Brad Brownell era began Friday with a successful result, as the
Tigers took care of Western Carolina by a score of 87-64.  Brownell
improved to 2-1 all-time in opening games at different coaching stops.
* Speaking of Brownell, the coach will be celebrating his 42nd birthday on
Monday night when the Tigers take on Wofford.
* Clemson got a well-balanced effort offensively in the win over the
Catamounts.  Four players scored double figures, led by Devin Booker with
a career-high 16 points.  Milton Jennings matched a career-high with 14,
while adding four rebounds, four assists and two blocks in 21 minutes of
action.
* Clemson has now won its last 26 season openers.  The Tigers last lost on
opening night in 1984 to Tennessee Tech.
* The Tigers shot 59.6 percent from the field in the win over Western
Carolina, including 62 percent in the second half.
* Clemson holds a record of 33-1 in the month of November since the start
of the 2005-06 season.  The Tigers’ only loss during that time was to
Texas A&M last season in Anaheim.
* Wofford traveled to Minnesota on Friday, but the Golden Gophers sent the
Terriers home with a 69-55 loss.  The Terriers struggled to 27 percent
shooting in the opening half.  Noah Dahlman, 2009-10 SoCon
Player-of-the-Year, led Wofford with 15 points in the loss.
* Wofford is the reigning Southern Conference champion.  The Terriers
compiled a 26-9 overall record last season and advanced to the NCAA
Tournament for the first time in school history.
* Demontez Stitt needs just 91 points to reach 1,000 for his career. Stitt
played just 12 minutes in the season opener due to foul trouble.
* Jerai Grant is currently eighth in Clemson history with 119 blocked
shots.  He needs eight to pass John “Moose” Campbell for seventh on the
all-time list.
* Andre Young hit a pair of three-point baskets against Western Carolina,
giving him a total of 92 in his career.  He needs just eight to reach 100.
When he does, he will be the 16th player in school history to reach the
century mark in three-point goals.

Site:    Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Date:    Monday, Nov. 15, 2010
City:    Clemson, SC
Time:    7:00 PM
TV:    None
Radio:    Clemson Tiger Sports Properties
        (Pete Yanity – play-by-play, Tim Bourret – color)
Web:    TigerCast (ClemsonTigers.com)
        (Roy Philpott – play-by-play, Alex Welp – color)

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