Feb. 6, 2000
Play by Play | Box Score
Clemson Most Valuable Player Sophomore guard Will Solomon finished the North Carolina game with 26 points…he was 10-of-18 from the field and 6-of-7 on 3s…he had one assist and one steal with no turnovers in 36 minutes of play…it was the first time in six games that Solomon eclipsed the 20-point plateau…Solomon entered the game averaging 20.5 ppg, but has not scored 20 or more in a game since January 15 when he scored 43 against Virginia.
Heels Grab Rebound Edge Against Tigers North Carolina outrebounded Clemson 34-25 on Sunday…it marked only the fourth time this season Clemson has been outrebounded by its opponent…UNC outrebounded Clemson by nine in Chapel Hill earlier this season on January 6…nine is the highest total Clemson has been outrebounded by this season and both games were against the Tar Heels.
Clemson Holds On To The Ball Clemson only committed six turnovers against North Carolina…the fewest turnovers committed by a Will Solomon and Edward Scott did not commit any turnovers.
Chucky Gilmore Nets Career High Fayetteville, NC native Chucky Gilmore scored a career high 10 points for the Tigers on Sunday…he was 3-of-5 from the floor and 4-of-4 at the free throw line.
Key Stat of the Game While Will Solomon was 6-of-7 on 3s, his teammates were only 2-of-17.
Adam Allenspach Returns To Starting Lineup Junior Adam Allenspach returned to the starting lineup on Sunday after missing Clemson’s game with Georgia Tech on Wednesday…Allenspach missed the Georgia Tech contest due to a bulging disk in his back…he finished the UNC game with four point and four rebounds.
Former Clemson Football Star Dexter McCleon In Attendance On Sunday Former Clemson cornerback and quarterback Dexter McCleon was in attendance on Sunday…McCleon is now a cornerback with the St. Louis Rams…last Sunday, McCleon played in the Super Bowl in Atlanta and helped the Rams secure the Super Bowl Championship…he was recognized by public address announcer Dale Gilbert during the second half of the UNC game…he signed autographs and posed for pictures with fans.
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