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Clemson vs. Long Beach State Postgame Notes

Nov. 27, 2009

Clemson Team Notes • The Tigers moved to 5-1 on the season with today’s victory over Long Beach State. It was the first-ever meeting with the 49ers. Clemson moves on to place the winner of the Butler/UCLA game on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 PM (EST). The game will be televised by ESPNU.

• For the second time in the last week, Clemson produced six scorers in double figures. The Tigers also had six reach double figures in the scoring column on Monday against Winthrop. Devin Booker was just two points shy of double figures, which would have been the first time since 1991 the Clemson program produced seven in a single game.

• Following a season-low 60 points in the opening round against Texas A&M, the Tigers scored 87 points and had a season-best 57.6 percent field goal accuracy.

• Clemson had a season-low four steals in today’s contest with Long Beach State, yet the Tigers still managed to force 15 turnovers for the sixth consecutive game.

Clemson Individual Notes • Tanner Smith recorded a career-high in today’s game with 17 points against the 49ers. He hit 7-11 shots and 2-2 free throws, while also tying a career-high with six rebounds as well.

• Demontez Stitt rebounded from a tough outing with a season-high 16 points in the game. The junior point guard hit 7-14 shots, including 2-3 from three-point distance. Stitt added five assists versus only one turnover in 34 minutes of action.

• Andre Young matched his career high, posting 13 points for the third time in his career. He shot 5-10 from the field and 2-2 from the foul line. Young also had a 5-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio.

• For the second straight game, Bryan Narcisse provided a huge spark for the Tigers. The sophomore from North Augusta, SC hit 5-5 field goals and finished with 10 points. That also matched a career-high. He previously posted 10 in the season opener against Presbyterian. Narcisse started his first career game Friday in place of Jerai Grant, who was sidelined due to illness.

• David Potter reached double figures in scoring for the fourth straight game, a first in his career. The Severn, MD product has played in 108 consecutive games for Clemson.

• Trevor Booker, who played just 23 minutes due to foul trouble, posted 12 points in the game and passed Jim Brennan and Devin Gray for 16th in the Tiger record books in career scoring. Booker now has 1,324 points in his career and has started 108 straight games for the program.

• Devin Booker came off the bench with a season-best eight points. He hit all four of his field goal attempts and also collected five rebounds. He played a season-high 17 minutes against Long Beach State.

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