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Clemson vs. Boston College notes

Clemson vs. Boston College notes

Team Notes

• Clemson won its third straight game, and fourth in five Saturday as the Tigers defeated Boston College by a score of 64-49.

• The Tigers are now one game above .500 in conference play, after starting 1-3.

• Clemson has now won four consecutive Saturday afternoon ACC games.

• Clemson is now 31-2 all-time when holding its opponent to 50 points or less under Brad Brownell, and 3-0 this season.

• Clemson won its first home game over Boston College since Feb. 8, 2011.

• The Tigers lead the all-time series 12-7 and are 6-1 at home all-time against BC.

• Clemson’s defense held the Eagles to 16 first-half points, their fewest in any half this season.

• Boston College’s 49 points were a season-low.

• The Tigers outrebounded Boston College by 10 on Saturday, the third time this season with a double-digit margin on the glass against an ACC foe. Clemson is 3-0 in those games.

• Clemson made 92.9 percent (13-of-14) of its free throws, a single-game high under Brad Brownell given a minimum of 10 attempts. 

Individual Notes

Jordan Roper produced a career-high 24 points Saturday to lead all scorers. His previous high was 19 on two occasions.

• Roper scored Clemson’s first 11 points, reminiscent of a performance his freshman season at Miami when he posted the Tigers’ first 12 points.

• Roper’s six three-point goals Saturday were the most by a Tiger player since Andre Young nailed seven in a win over Georgia Tech on Jan. 21, 2012.

Jaron Blossomgame scored in double figures, Clemson’s second-highest player with 16 points, all after halftime. He played only six minutes in the first half due to foul trouble.

Landry Nnoko pulled down eight rebounds, his highest total since tallying 10 against Rutgers on Dec. 1.

Rod Hall posted six assists and zero turnovers in 36 minutes. He tied Marc Campbell for ninth on Clemson’s all-time assists list. Campbell was in attendance Saturday as part of the Tigers’ alumni reunion.