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Nov 18, 2018

MBB GAMEDAY CENTRAL – Akron

GAMEDAY INFORMATION

📍 John Gray Gymnasium  –  George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

🏀⏰ Tipoff Time – 11 a.m.

👀🖥 Facebook Live
(Noah Coslov, Doug Gottlieb, Tim Scarborough and Kristen Balboni)

📈📊 Live Stats

👂🏼📻: Clemson Tigers Network
(Don Munson and Tim Bourret)

📝 Notes

PREVIEW

CLEMSON vs. AKRON (CAYMAN ISLANDS CLASSIC)

• Clemson is 1-0 all-time against Akron.

• The lone matchup between the Tigers and the Zips came during the 2005-06 season as part of the San Juan Shootout in San Juan Puerto Rico.

• Clemson defeated Akron 66-59 in that contest.

• Both meetings with Akron have now come outside the continental United States.

• The Tigers are 6-3 all-time against members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), including an 81-76 win over Ohio last season in the Charleston Classic (Nov. 16, 2017).

• Clemson has now started a season 3-0 for the fifth time in Brad Brownell’s tenure at Clemson.

• Tonight will mark just the second time that Clemson and Akron will match up. Last meeting was in 2005.

• Aamir Simms is shooting 75.0 percent on the season, including an ultra-impressive 87.5 percent from beyond the arc.

• Clemson has assisted on 62.7 percent of its made baskets and topped 50 assists as a team for the second time in 11 seasons.

• Brad Brownell announced the signing of three student-athletes for the 2019-20 season: Al-Amir Dawes, Chase Hunter and Alex Hemenway. To view the release in its entirety, click HERE.

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