2018-19 Basketball News
• The Clemson Tigers will play its first game in a week when it hosts Detroit Mercy. Tipoff from Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C. is slated for 3:01 p.m. ET.
• The contest will be televised on ACCNX with Pete Yanity and Jim Davis 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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• Clemson signed both of its commits on Nov. 13, the first day of the national signing period. P.J. Hall (No. 1 in the state of South Carolina; No. 60 nationally according to ESPN) and Olivier-Maxence Prosper (No. 82 nationally according to 247Sports) signed to join the Tigers program.
• Tevin Mack garnered five steals against Colgate on Nov. 10, adding to the Tigers’ 13 steals overall in the contest.
• He is the second player in the last four seasons to achieve five steals in a single game (Marcquise Reed).
• Clemson allowed just 45 points against Presbyterian. The Tigers have allowed 50 points or less on 46 occasions during head coach Brad Brownell’s tenure.
• The Tigers are a combined 44-2 when they allow 50 or less points to its opponent and have won their last 23 contests in which they have allowed 50 or less points (23-0).
• Clemson knocked down an impressive barrage of 3-pointers in its last outing, a 79-45 victory over Presbyterian.
• The Tigers made 14 threes for just the sixth time in program history.
• John Newman III set a career-high in points with 16 against Presbyterian on a career-best six made field goals. Newman also dished out a career-best three assists.
• Aamir Simms posted a career-best 15 rebounds en route to his first career double-double (12 points, 15 rebounds) against Virginia Tech in the season opener.
• Clemson learned the fate of Nick Honor this week and the result of his waiver request to the NCAA to play this season. The NCAA denied it and Honor will have to sit out the 2019-20 season. He will have three years of eligibility remaining.
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