Tigers Battle Jackets Wednesday Night

Tigers Battle Jackets Wednesday Night


Tigers Battle Jackets Wednesday Night


By Staff Report.

Clemson looks for their second ACC win of the season Wednesday night when they play Georgia Tech.  The Tigers are looking for their eighth win in a row and their second ACC victory in a row. 

Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011
City: Clemson, SC
Time: 7:05 PM
TV: Fox Sports South 

(Tom Werme-play-by-play, Larry Conley-color)
Radio: Clemson Tiger Sports Properties
(Pete Yanity – play-by-play, Tim Bourret – color)
Georgia Tech leads 60-57
at Clemson: Clemson leads 39-15
at Littlejohn: Clemson leads 30-8
at Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech leads 42-18
at Neutral: Georgia Tech leads 3-0
First Meeting: Clemson 26-22 in Atlanta in 1912-13
Last Meeting: Clemson 91, Georgia Tech 80, 2009-10
Streak: Clemson has won one in a row and 7-11 

• Clemson has won five consecutive games against Georgia Tech in Littlejohn coliseum.
• Senior Jerai Grant had 18 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Miami.  That was Jerai’s third double-double in his last six games.
• Clemson is on a seven-game winning streak. The streak is the longest for the Tigers since they won 16 in a row to start the season in 2008-09.
• Jerai Grant has averaged 15.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, shot 72.7 percent from the field and had 4.5 blocks per game during the six-game winning streak.
• Grant has moved into first place on Clemson’s career field goal percentage list with a .611 figure. That includes a .630 figure so far this season.
• Grant now has 161 career blocks which puts him seventh in school history.
• Clemson has held each of its 16 opponents this season below 50 percent shooting.  That is the longest streak for the Tigers since 2007-08.
• Demontez Stitt has scored in double-figures in 12 of his last 13 games.  He has 17 in the win over Miami.
• Clemson is 9-1 at home so far this season and has shot 48.5 percent from the field. Clemson has allowed opponents to shoot just 37.9 percent from the field at home this season.



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