Clemson’s loss was its first ACC home defeat of the season. The Tigers were 5-0 prior to Monday, with wins over four ranked opponents.
Clemson fell to 0-4 against Notre Dame since the Fighting Irish joined the ACC in 2013-14. Three of the four losses have been by six or less.
The Tigers made 10-19 from three, their highest number of three-point goals since also converting 10 in the home ACC opener against Florida State on January 2.
Clemson yielded 89 points Monday, its most in an ACC game this season and tied for the most in any game (Minnesota). In fact, Monday’s score was the exact same (89-83) as the November 30 game in Minneapolis.
Jaron Blossomgame scored double figures for a team-leading 20th time this season.
Blossomgame scored over 20 points for the sixth time in the last seven games.
Blossomgame set a career high with 30 points Monday. His previous high was 26 against Oakland as a sophomore.
Blossomgame was the first Tiger to score at least 30 points in a game since K.J. McDaniels against Georgia State in the 2014 NIT.
Blossomgame’s 13 field goals set a career high and were the most by a Tiger since McDaniels also had 13 in a loss at Notre Dame in 2013-14.
Landry Nnoko joined the 200 career block club Monday with three swats. He is the sixth Clemson player to reach 200 career blocks.
Avry Holmes scored 17 points, the second time in the last three contests he scored 17 points for the Tigers.
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