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Clemson vs. Virginia Tech Postgame Notes

Clemson vs. Virginia Tech Postgame Notes

  • Clemson’s 77 points against Virginia Tech were the most scored by the Tigers against an ACC foe since Feb. 11, 2012 when it had 78 in a win at Wake Forest.
  • Clemson made 10-of-21 from three-point range – its second-highest total from behind the arc this season. The Tigers’ season-best was 12 makes against UTEP in the second round of the Old Spice Classic over Thanksgiving.
  • The Tigers made 23 free throws on Sunday, their second-highest figure of the season. Clemson’s high total was 27 in a win at South Carolina on Dec. 2.
  • Clemson committed just nine turnovers Sunday, the seventh time this season the Tigers have had single-digit turnovers.
  • The Tigers blocked nine shots Sunday, the fifth time this season Clemson has blocked at least eight in a single game.
  • Clemson is now 8-2 in Littlejohn Coliseum against Virginia Tech.
  • Clemson Head Coach Brad Brownell was assessed his first technical foul in 336 career games. The Tigers received the bench technical at the 10:14 mark of the second half.
  • Milton Jennings established a career-high with 28 points Sunday. He made 6-of-12 field goals and 16-of-18 at the free throw line.
  • The 16 free throws were the most made by any Clemson player since the late Butch Zatezalo also made 16 against Wake Forest in the 1968-69 season.
  • The 18 free throw attempts were the most by any Tiger since Chris Hobbs attempted 19 against Wake Forest on Feb. 13, 2002 – a game that went into three overtime periods.
  • Jennings’ 28 points were the most by any Tiger this season, eclipsing fellow senior Devin Booker‘s 27 at NC State. They were the most by a Clemson player since Andre Young had 29 against Georgia Tech last season.
  • Jennings tied a career-high with 14 rebounds – the same total he had in a double-double effort in 2011-12 versus Furman.
  • Jennings established a career-high with four blocked shots Sunday. His previous high had been three, including as recently as Thursday at Florida State.
  • Jennings played all 40 minutes Sunday, the most minutes of his career.
  • Booker was held to three points Sunday, a season-low for the Tigers’ leading scorer. It snapped a six-game double-figure scoring streak.
  • Booker had 10 rebounds, the third time in seven ACC games he has reached double figures on the boards.
  • Damarcus Harrison established a career-high Sunday with 19 points. His previous high was 15 in a win over SC State last December.
  • Harrison tied season-highs for both field goals (6) and three-pointers (3) made, both coming against SC State.
  • Harrison played a career-high 34 minutes on Sunday.
  • K.J. McDaniels tied a career-high with 17 points and set a career-high with five made three-pointers. His previous high was four against UTEP, the same team he also scored 17 against earlier this season for his career-high.
  • McDaniels has now had at least one blocked shot in nine consecutive games. He established the Clemson career record for blocks by players 6-foot-6 or shorter with 60. He did it in 79 fewer games than the previous record-holder Sam Perry.
  • Rod Hall made his second three-pointer of the season and is now 6-for-9 (.667) in his career behind the arc.