-Clemson opened the new Littlejohn Coliseum with a 74-64 victory over Georgia on Friday; the Tigers were displaced for the 2015-16 season during a $63.5 million renovation
-The win was Clemson’s first over Georgia since the 2006-07 season, which also came in Littlejohn Coliseum.
-Clemson improved to 7-0 in season openers under head coach Brad Brownell.
-The win was No. 108 in Brownell’s career at Clemson, fourth-most in program history.
-Marcquise Reed made his Clemson debut after sitting out the 2015-16 season as a transfer. The sophomore made his mark with a team-high 19 points.
-In two career games in Clemson, Reed has scored 40 points. He posted 21 as a freshman at Robert Morris in a non-conference game in the old Littlejohn Coliseum.
-Reed tied a career-high with three makes behind the arc.
-Reed collected a team-high three steals, giving him 70 for his career in just 36 games played.
-Gabe DeVoe made his first career start on Friday night and responded with a double digit effort, scoring 15 points in the season opener.
-DeVoe hit Clemson’s last three-point goal in the old Littlejohn Coliseum, and opened the new one in similar fashion after nailing a long-range attempt at the 15:35 mark of the first half.
Donte Grantham played 39 minutes in the opener, one shy of his career high (Syracuse, 2016).
-Sidy Djitte, who played just 19 minutes due to foul trouble, pulled in a team-high nine rebounds.
-Avry Holmes posted 10 points for the Tigers, and needs 72 to reach 1,000 for his career.
-Jaron Blossomgame reached double figures in the scoring column for the 28th time in Clemson’s last 32 games, dating to the 2015-16 opener.
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