2019-20 Basketball News
SETTING THE SCENE BETWEEN THE TIGERS AND BUFFALOES
• The Clemson Tigers will take on the No. 21/24 Colorado Buffaloes on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the MGM Main Event Title game. Tipoff from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. is slated for 11:30 p.m. ET.
• The contest will be televised on ESPN2 with Andy Kennedy and Tom Hart calling the action courtside, while Don Munson and Tim Bourret will call the action on the radio waves. The radio call will be available on the Clemson Tigers Network and Tunein.com.
• Live stats will be provided on ClemsonTigers.com and Twitter updates will be available on Clemson’s official account (@ClemsonMBB).
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• Tevin Mack notched his sixth double-digit scoring game of the season for the Tigers in six games played.
• Six games in a row in double-figures ties his career-high. He previously scored in double figures in six-straight games from Nov. 29-Dec. 21, 2016 while at Texas. It marked Mack’s 38th career double-digit scoring game. While it was his first 20-point game of the season, it was his 8th career 20-point outing.
• In the Tigers’ first game of the MGM Resorts Main Event against TCU, Simms posted 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to notch his second career double-double and nearly manage his first career triple double.
• The Tigers are outscoring opponents off turnovers this season by a decisive margin of 124-57.
• Clemson has scored 80+ points in each of its last three contests. It marks just the third time that Clemson has scored 80+ points in three-straight games under head coach Brad Brownell.
• Hunter Tyson turned in a career performance against Detroit Mercy (Nov. 17), scoring 20 points on seven made field goals, including five 3-pointers. Tyson was the first Tiger to score 20 points coming off the bench since Marcquise Reed against South Carolina (Dec. 22, 2018).
• Tyson followed up his 20-point performance with a 10-point outing against Alabama A&M. It was just his second double-digit scoring outing of the season. He’s upped his shooting percentage to 46.9 percent over those two games.
• The Tigers tallied a season-high 20 assists in the 22-point victory over the Titans. The first 20-assist game for the Tigers since last year’s season opener against The Citadel (Nov. 6, 2018).
• According to Ken Pomeroy, the Tigers’ boast an experience ranking of 1.30 which stands 285th in the country (out of 351 programs).
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