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Clemson to Play Host to The Citadel Tuesday Afternoon

Clemson to Play Host to The Citadel Tuesday Afternoon

GAME SETUPSite: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2013City: Clemson, SCTime: 4:00 PMRadio: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Pete Yanity – play-by-play; Tim Bourret – color)Web: (Mike Gleason – play-by-play, Nate Ross – color)

SERIES NOTESOverall: Clemson leads 60-22at Clemson: Clemson leads 40-8at Littlejohn: Clemson leads 15-1at The Citadel: Clemson leads 20-14at Neutral: None playedFirst Meeting: The Citadel won, 28-20, in 1914-15Last Meeting: Clemson won, 73-50, in 2011-12Streak: Clemson has won 14 in a row

QUICK FACTS• Clemson and The Citadel will meet on the hardwood for the 83rd time overall in the series, and for a third straight season. The Tigers lead the series 60-22 and have won the last 14 meetings over the Bulldogs.• Clemson is 7-4 on the season and coming off a 77-41 victory over SC State on Dec. 23, the largest margin of victory in 76 games under Head Coach Brad Brownell. The Tigers accumulated 22 assists on 30 baskets, a single-game high in the Brownell era.• With Clemson’s defensive performance against SC State, the Tigers are now 17-1 all-time under Brownell when holding opponents to 50 points or less.• All 11 players on Clemson’s active roster that played in the SC State game scored at least a point, including walk-on Carson Fields, who scored his first point of the season on a free throw inside the final minute.• Clemson is 4-1 versus teams from the Palmetto State in 2012-13, with its only loss coming at Coastal Carolina. The Tigers have already bagged wins over Presbyterian College, Furman, South Carolina and SC State.• Damarcus Harrison set career-highs in multiple statistical categories in the win over SC State. The sophomore had 15 points, six assists and three steals in a career-high 28 minutes of play on Dec. 23.• Milton Jennings rebounded from a 2-for-12 shooting performance against Coastal Carolina to tie for Clemson’s team lead with 15 points against SC State. He made 6-of-8 field goals, including 2-of-4 from long range.• Devin Booker is sixth in the ACC in field goal percentage (.573) and eighth in rebounds per game (7.5).• K.J. McDaniels has scored double figures in seven of 11 games this season. He had five double figure games last season as a freshman in 30 appearances.• Clemson’s bench has outscored the opposition 233-164 this season, or by an average of 6.3 points per game. The Tiger bench has been outscored just three times by the opposition in 2012-13.• This will be Clemson’s fifth game played on New Year’s Day. The Tigers have won two straight, including last season over East Tennessee State, and are 2-2 all-time on Jan. 1.

TICKET PROMOTION• All children 12 and under will be given free admission with a paying adult, redeemable at the East Gate Box Office.