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MBB Hosts Texas Southern on Friday

MBB Hosts Texas Southern on Friday

GAMEDAY SETUPCLEMSON (4-1) vs. TEXAS SOUTHERN (0-5)Date: Friday, November 24Tipoff: 3:01 p.m. ETArena: Littlejohn Coliseum (9,000)Radio: CTN (Don Munson-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)TV: ACCN Extra (Pete Yanity-pbp; Jim Davis-color)

  • Clemson will face-off against Texas Southern for just the second time in program history on Friday.
  • The Tigers are 1-0 against the other “Tigers” – having played the only game of the series on Nov. 19, 2015. Clemson won 76-56.
  • Donte Grantham finished with 11 points and six rebounds in 36 minutes during the lone matchup.
  • Clemson boasts four players who average double-figure scoring outputs
  • The Tigers are 63-30 in the month of November under the direction of head coach Brad Brownell.

 

SERIES HISTORYCU Series W-L record: Clemson leads 1-0 Streak: Clemson won the only game of the series during the 2015-16 season, 76-56.

 TIGER TRACKS

  • Clemson is tied for its second-best start dating back to the 2010-11 season (head coach Brad Brownell’s first in Clemson) with a 4-1 mark through five games.
  • The Tigers dropped its first game of the season on Nov. 19 in the Charleston Classic title game to Temple, 67-60. Clemson has reached the championship round in all three tournaments it has attended since 2008.
  • Donte Grantham leads the team with 17.2 points per game, chipping in 6.4 rebounds per contest while shooting an ultra-impressive 70.2 percent from the field (33-for-47).
  • Grantham was named to the Charleston Classic all-tournament team for his efforts over three games (18.3 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 65.6 percent shooting)
  • Mark Donnal tied his season-high with nine points off the bench
  • Marcquise Reed, after having a career-high of six rebounds, has now outdone that twice in each of the last two games.
  • Coach Brownell is just five wins shy of 300 for his career (295).

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