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Clemson vs. Arkansas postgame notes

Clemson vs. Arkansas postgame notes

Team Notes

• Clemson won for just the second time in its history over a non-conference ranked opponent at home, defeating No. 18 Arkansas by a 68-65 score Sunday.

• The win was Clemson’s first over a non-conference top-25 team at home since Dec. 17, 1997, when Rick Barnes’ squad beat South Carolina 62-57.

• The Tigers improved to 2-0 versus the Southeastern Conference this season; Clemson plays next against Auburn (Dec. 14) and South Carolina (Dec. 19) of the SEC.

• With Sunday’s win, Clemson has now beaten all 15 of the current member schools within the SEC.

• Sunday’s game was Clemson’s sixth decided by five points or less; the Tigers are 3-3 in those six games.

• Clemson won in overtime, its first in extra time since the 2014 ACC Tournament win over Georgia Tech in Greensboro, N.C.

• Arkansas scored just 25 in the opening half, its lowest total for any half this season by seven (32 vs. Iowa State).

• Clemson held the Razorbacks to 65 points, their season-low by 12. Arkansas came into the game averaging 88.1 points per game.

• Sunday’s game was Clemson’s first win when trailing with 1:00 left this season.

Individual Notes

• Rod Hall posted a season-high 19 points, including 12 in the final three-plus minutes of regulation and the overtime session.

• Hall collected four steals Sunday, tying his career high against The Citadel and Florida State from the 2012-13 season.

• Jaron Blossomgame scored a career-high 17 points Sunday, including two on the game-tying layup with 7.9 seconds to go in regulation.

• Blossomgame surpassed 1,000 career minutes in Sunday’s game, playing 36 minutes vs. the Razorbacks.

• Landry Nnoko extended his streak to 17 games with at least one blocked shot; the Tiger junior posted one and needs just three more to reach 100 for his career.

• Nnoko had a career-high four assists against the Razorbacks after entering the game with just two on the season (seven games).

• Donte Grantham produced double figures for the sixth time in eight games to start his career. The freshman finished with a season-high 14 points.