No. 25/25 CLEMSON (13-1, 2-0 ACC) vs. LOUISVILLE (11-3, 1-0 ACC)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 6
Tipoff: 12:06 p.m. ET
Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (9,000)
Radio: CTN (Don Munson-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
TV: RSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Dan Bonner-color)
• Clemson is 1-5 all-time against Louisville – dating back to 1973-74.
• The Tigers lone win came in 2015-16, a 66-62 win over a then No. 16 ranked Cardinals team.
• Clemson will look to improve to 3-0 in ACC play for the first time since the 2006-07 season.
• Brad Brownell is off his best 14-game start to a season in his career.
• Clemson is one of only three teams in the country to have a perfect record over the last two Decembers (13-0), joining Purdue and West Virginia (Chris Forman, Purdue).
CU Series W-L record: Clemson is 1-5 all-time against Louisville.
Streak: The Cardinals won last year’s meeting 92-60.
• The Tigers entered the AP Top 25 poll (No. 25) for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Clemson is also ranked in the USA Today Coaches Poll at No. 25.
• Clemson’s RPI checks in at 10th nationally. Four teams from the ACC are ranked in the top 10.
• Coach Brownell (137 victories at Clemson) is one win shy of tying and two shy of passing Oliver Purnell for the third most wins at Clemson.
• Donte Grantham became just the sixth player in Clemson history to amass 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 200 assists in a career.
• He is also just the sixth player in program history to finished a game with at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists.
• The 20-10-5 club is an exclusive one. Grantham joins Larry Nance, Vincent Hamilton, Horace Grant, Elden Campbell and Sharone Wright.
• Those previous five are in the Clemson Hall of Fame and members of the Centennial team chosen in 2012. Four of the five were first-round NBA selections.
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