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Game Notes From Clemson’s 70-58 Win Over Georgia Tech

Game Notes From Clemson’s 70-58 Win Over Georgia Tech

Feb. 2, 2000

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Clemson Most Valuable Player Senior Andrius Jurkunas scored a career high 21 points in the win over Georgia Tech…his previous career best was 19 in two games when he was a freshman…Jurkunas was 7-of-12 from the field and 4-of-7 on 3s…he also pulled down seven boards…he became just the second player besides Will Solomon to score 20 points in a game this season for the Tigers…”Juice” is now 19 for his last 34 from the field and 9 for his last 17 on 3s.

Dustin Braddick Also Nets Career High Sophomore Dustin Braddick also scored a career high against Georgia Tech…the native of Charleston, S.C. scored 14 points in the win over the Yellow Jackets…his previous career best of 12 came against Wofford earlier this season…Braddick also pulled down seven rebounds, dished out three assists and had three steals…he was 4-of-5 from the field and 6-of-8 from the free throw line.

Ray Henderson Has Solid Game Freshman Ray Henderson only scored six points, but all three baskets came with 7’0″ Jason Collier in his face.

Will Solomon Streak Ends Will Solomon streak of making at least one 3-pointer in a game came to an end at 24 against Georgia Tech…the sophomore guard was 0-for-5 on 3s…however he had another solid peformance with 17 points and seven rebounds…he was 9-of-11 from the free throw line.

Clemson Keeps Twin Towers In Check Georgia Tech’s version of the twin towers, Jason Collier (7’0″) and Alvin Jones (6’11”), came into the Clemson game scoring a combined 28 ppg…against Clemson the two combined for 17 points, 11 points below their combined season average.

Key Stat of the Game Basically the shots were falling for Clemson…the Tigers were 23-of-49 (46.9%) from the field and 5-of-13 (38.5%) on 3s, while the Yellow Jackets were 20-of-58 (34.5%) from the field and 7-of-29 on 3s (24.1%)

Trend Continues The home team won this game for the 23rd time in the last 26 games.

Adam Allenspach Misses Game Junior Adam Allenspach missed the game due to a bulging disc in his back…he is doubtful for the North Carolina game.