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Clemson Travels to Chestnut Hill, Mass. for ACC Opener Monday

Clemson Travels to Chestnut Hill, Mass. for ACC Opener Monday

Game Information:

Who: Clemson Tigers (11-2) at Boston College Eagles (7-6)When: Monday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m.Where: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Mass.TV: RSN ( WCCP, William Qualkinbush & Kelly Gramlich ( Stats: ( Twitter @ClemsonWBB 

Clemson Notes:

  • Clemson enters ACC play with an 11-2 record, the program’s best non-conference record since the 2003-04 season.
  • The Tigers are coming off of a 59-38 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Dec. 29 at Littlejohn Coliseum. Junior Nelly Perry and sophomore Aliyah Collier scored 17 and 15 points, respectively, to lead the team to victory.
  • The Tigers begin ACC play on the road for the second consecutive season.
  • Clemson is 2-1 on the road this season, with the one loss coming at the hands of No. 6/6 South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.
  • Perry leads the Tigers in scoring (14.6 ppg), assists (3.7 apg) and minutes played (31.9 mpg).
  • Collier leads the team in rebounding (6.9 rpg) and is second on the team in scoring at 10.5 ppg.
  • Sophomore Danielle Edwards has started all 13 games for the Tigers at the point guard position and is third on the team in scoring at 9.9 ppg. She leads the team in steals (2.6 spg).
  • Before falling to No. 25 Oregon on Dec. 12, Clemson won its first eight games of the season, the program’s best start since the 1998-99 season. 

Series Information:

  • Clemson has a 4-9 record all-time against Boston College, and the Eagles have won two games in a row in the series.
  • The most recent meeting was a 67-64 Boston College win at Jervey Gym in Clemson on Feb. 18, 2016. Nelly Perry scored a career-best 33 points in the loss to the Eagles.