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#5 Hunter Tyson

Position:
Forward
Height:
6'7"
Weight:
190
Class:
Freshman
Hometown:
Monroe, N.C.
High School:
Piedmont HS
Experience:
HS
BIO

Before Clemson
Came to Clemson as the No. 8 ranked forward in the state of North Carolina by Phenom Hoops and ESPN … ranked 34th nationally at his position according to ESPN … averaged 27.1 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.8 blocks per game as a senior at Piedmont High School … scored 704 points as a senior and shot 46.0 percent from the field … chose Clemson over Michigan, Davidson, Tennessee and Wake Forest.

High School Accolades

  • Ranked No. 8 in the state of North Carolina and No. 34 in the country at his position, according to ESPN
  • Ranked No. 25 All-Time in NCHSAA Boys Basketball – 2,131 points
  • All-Time leading scorer in Union County Boys Basketball history
  • All-Time leading scorer in Piedmont High School history (boys or girls)
  • No. 4 ranked rebounder in Union County history (792)
  • Southern Carolina Conference Player of the Year (2017-18)
  • Enquirer Journal Union County Player of the Year (2017-18)
  • Union County Hoops.com Player of the Year (2017-18)
  • All-Charlotte Observer First Team (2017-18)
  • All-Region First Team (2017-18)
  • Associated Press All-State (2017-18)
  • Led Union County in points per game and rebounds per game as a senior (2017-18)
  • Chosen to play in Carolina’s Classic – NC/SC All-Star Game
  • Chosen to play in the East-West All-Star Game
  • Enquirer Journal All-Union County Team (2016-17)
  • Southern Carolina Conference Co-Player of the Year (2016-17)
  • All-Charlotte Observer First Team (2016-17)
  • All-Southern Carolina Conference (2016-17)
  • NCBCA All-State (2016-17)
  • All-Region Second Team (2016-17)
  • Led Union County in points per game and rebounds per game (2016-17)
  • Scored career-high 44 points in 73-70 loss to Freedom in second round of NCHSAA 3A Playoffs
  • Enquirer Journal All-Union County Team (2015-16)
  • All-Southern Carolina Conference (2015-16)
  • All-Union County Hoops.com Team (2015-16)
  • Enquirer Journal Freshman of the Year (2014-15)
  • Enquirer Journal All-Union County team (2014-15)