Countdown to tipoff

Countdown to tipoff

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Countdown to tipoff

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Clemson looks to go to 2-0 as it host Delaware State at Littlejohn Coliseum at seven o’clock tonight. The Tigers won their season opener over Stetson, 71-51, last Friday – the 29th straight win to open the season for the program. Clemson was led by K.J. McDaniels 20 points and seven rebounds.

 

Game Setup
Tipoff:
7 p.m.
Tickets:  1-800-CLEMSON
Web:  ESPN3 (Don Munson-pbp; Ralph Patterson-color)
Radio:  CTSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
• Wednesday’s meeting is the fourth in history between the two schools, with Clemson holding a 3-0 edge in the series.
• This is Delaware State’s second straight game versus an ACC foe. The Hornets lost at Georgia Tech on Monday by a score of 68-50 at McCamish Pavilion.

Series History
CU Series W-L record: Clemson leads 3-0
Streak: Clemson has won all three games in the series

Quick Hits
• K.J. McDaniels set career highs in both points (20) and field goals (8) in the season opening win over Stetson. He also tied for Clemson’s high in rebounds with seven.
• Rod Hall scored double figures for only the fifth time in 63 career games as a Tiger in the Nov. 8 opener vs. Stetson. Clemson is 4-1 when Hall scores double figures.
• Clemson made 10-of-23 from three-point range in the opener; Tiger teams are 5-2 under Brad Brownell when they make at least 10 threes in a game.
• The Tigers held Stetson to just 15 first half points on Nov. 8; it tied for the fewest allowed in a half in 97 games under Brownell.
• Clemson is 28-1 all-time versus teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Tigers take on another MEAC foe, SC State, on Dec. 3.
• Delaware State Associate Head Coach Keith Walker was a letterman at Clemson from 1978-81.
• Senior citizens (62 and older) are eligible for a buy one, get one free ticket offer. Redeem at the Littlejohn Coliseum box office, which opens one hour prior to tipoff.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Clemson (1-0)

Pos         Player                   Hgt         Wgt       Class      ppg        Rebs

G             Rod Hall                   6-1          210         Jr.           11.0        1.0

G             Jordan Roper       5-11         165         So.           9.0          3.0

F              K.J. McDaniels     6-6          200         Jr.           20.0        7.0

F              Jaron Blossomgame 6-7   215          Fr.           8.0          3.0

C             Landry Nnoko      6-10        250         So.           1.0          1.0

Delaware State (1-1)

Pos         Player                   Hgt         Wgt       Class      ppg        Rebs

G             Charles Burley     5-10         185           Jr.           0.0          2.5

G             Casey Walker         6-5          175           Sr.           8.5          10.0

F              Tyshawn Bell        6-7          215            Jr.           12.5        2.5

F              Jordan Lawson   6-5           210            Sr.           7.5          6.0

C             Kendall Gray        6-10         240           Jr.           10.0        5.5

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