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Clemson vs. SC State Postgame Notes

Clemson vs. SC State Postgame Notes


  • Clemson defeated SC State on Tuesday to move to 7-1 on the season.
  • The Tigers are 5-0 at home after the win, the first time that has been achieved since the 2008-09 won its first nine in Littlejohn Coliseum.
  • Clemson improved to 23-2 all-time under Head Coach Brad Brownell when holding an opponent to 50 points or less. It was the third such occurrence in eight games this season.
  • SC State’s 18 second half points were the second-fewest by a Tiger opponent this season. Only Delaware State had less with 14.
  • Clemson improved to 30-1 all-time versus teams currently in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, including 12-1 against SC State.
  • The Tigers entered the game ranked among the nation’s top three in scoring defense, field goal percentage defense and three-point percentage defense. All three figures for SC State were below Clemson’s average entering the game.


  • Devin Coleman earned his first career start Tuesday. It was his 29th appearance in a Clemson uniform.
  • Coleman registered double figures for a third straight game, a career-long streak. He finished with 16 points, a career-high for the red-shirt sophomore. His previous high was 15 in the 2012 ACC Tournament against Virginia Tech.
  • Coleman made 3-of-7 from three-point distance Tuesday, his career-high in terms of makes from behind the arc.
  • Coleman played a career-high 31 minutes against SC State.
  • Landry Nnoko notched his second double-double of the season Tuesday. He posted 13 points and 13 rebounds.
  • Nnoko’s 13 points were a career-high, topping 10 against Temple earlier this season. Nnoko missed just one field goal attempt Tuesday.
  • Nnoko grabbed a career-high six offensive rebounds, the most by any Tiger since Devin Booker had six against North Carolina on Feb. 28, 2013.
  • Nnoko blocked four shots in Tuesday’s game, a career-high for the sophomore.
  • Josh Smith posted a career-high six points and tied his career-high on the boards with seven.
  • Jordan Roper returned to action after missing the Coastal Carolina game due to a concussion suffered in the Charleston Classic. He finished with four assists in 16 minutes.
  • Rod Hall played 37 minutes without committing a turnover and has just seven this season in 243 minutes of play.