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Clemson Hosts Winthrop Monday

Clemson Hosts Winthrop Monday


Clemson (1-0) vs. Winthrop (1-0)

Tipoff: 7:04 p.m.

Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)

Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)

TV: RSN (Wes Durham-pbp; Dan Bonner-color)

• Clemson and Winthrop renew its in-state series for the first time since 2011-12. The Tigers have won nine of 10 meetings against the Eagles.

• The Tigers opened the 2014-15 season with an 86-41 victory over Florida A&M, Clemson’s largest margin of victory in an opener since 2007-08. 


CU Series W-L record:Clemson leads 9-1

Streak: Clemson has won the last three meetings 


• Clemson held FAMU without a three-point goal, a first since Dec. 13, 2009.

• The Tigers moved to 29-2 all-time under head coach Brad Brownell when allowing 50 points or less to their opponent.

• Five players posted double figures in the opener, led by Landry Nnoko who scored a career-high 15 points.

• Jordan Roper surpassed the 500-point mark in his career Friday, posting 13 points off the bench to lead the Tiger reserves.

• Donte Grantham posted 12 points in the opener, most by a Tiger freshman in his first game under Brownell.

• Rod Hall matched his career-high for assists with 10 in the opener. His previous career-high was also against Florida A&M, in 2012-13. Hall plays his 100th game in a Clemson uniform Monday vs. Winthrop.

• One of Brownell’s former assistants at UNC Wilmington and Wright State, Marty McGillan, coaches at Winthrop. McGillan’s son, Riley, is a walk-on for the Tigers this season.