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Former Clemson Great McIntyre Leads Team to Italian League Title

Former Clemson Great McIntyre Leads Team to Italian League Title

June 27, 2007

Former Clemson basketball great Terrell McIntyre continues to make news from overseas. He recently led his team, Montepaschi Siena, to an Italian League championship. McIntyre’s squad defeated VidiVici Bologna three times in a best-of-five championship series.

The 5-9 point guard led his team in the final game with 22 points, which included 4-of-6 three-point shots and 8-of-9 from the free throw line. Montepaschi Siena won 90-82 in the final game to celebrate the second Italian League title for the team. McIntyre averaged 17.0 points and 6.0 assists per game in the three-game sweep.

McIntyre led his squad to a 30-4 record during the regular season in the Italian A League, where he garnered MVP honors after averaging 13.5 points and 4.0 assists per game. He hit 40.4 percent of his three-point attempts over the course of the season as well.

The native of Fayetteville, NC concluded his career at Clemson as the school’s second-leading scorer with 1,839 points. He also ranks first in Tiger basketball history in career three-point goals (259) and second in career starts (112), free throws made (396), and steals (194).

McIntyre, who led the Tigers to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances from 1996-98, was recently announced as a member of Clemson’s 2007 Athletic Hall of Fame class.