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Clemson vs. LSU postgame notes

Clemson vs. LSU postgame notes

Team Notes

• Clemson beat LSU in the first meeting between the two schools since 1969. The Tigers evened the series at three wins apiece.

• With the win, the Tigers improved to 2-1 at the Paradise Jam. It is the third straight season the Tigers have gone 2-1 in regular season tournament action (2012 Old Spice Classic, 2013 Charleston Classic).

• Clemson held LSU to a .377 field goal percentage, the fourth opponent in five games to shoot less than 40 percent versus the Tigers.

• After the Tigers’ first two Paradise Jam opponents made a combined 15 three-pointers, their defense held LSU to just 1-of-13 from beyond the arc (.077).

• Clemson had 13 offensive rebounds against LSU, its second-highest mark of the season.

Individual Notes

Damarcus Harrison led the Tigers in scoring for the second time in three Paradise Jam games, with 16 points. He made 7-of-12 shots and converted 53.6 percent overall for the event.

Rod Hall posted 14 points, his third double figure effort of the season. Hall was 5-for-5 at the free throw line.

• Hall committed just four turnovers in 109 minutes at the tournament.

Donte Grantham matched his season-high with 13 points; the freshman was 3-for-5 from long distance, both season highs.

• Grantham posted a season-best three assists and two steals Monday.

Landry Nnoko continued his strong play, upping his streak to 14 games with at least one blocked shot. He was credited with two, both in the final stages of Monday’s game.

• Nnoko needs just eight blocks to reach 100 for his career.

Jaron Blossomgame reached double figures for the fourth time this season and notched his second career double-double.

Josh Smith played 18 minutes, his high since the Virginia game on Feb. 15, 2014.

Sidy Djitte did not play Monday due to a knee injury and is day-to-day.