A series of road closures may impact travel into and out of Clemson in December and January.
2019-20 Basketball News
SETTING THE SCENE BETWEEN THE TIGERS AND DOLPHINS
• The Clemson Tigers will look to snap a four-game skid after beginning the season winning five-of-its-first-six contests when it hosts Jacksonville. Tipoff from Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C. is slated for 9:05 p.m. ET.
• The contest will be televised on ACCN with Jordan Bemfield and Matt Doherty 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).
CLEMSON BASKETBALL HEADLINES
• Clemson and Jacksonville have played just once before in history. The Tigers went on the road on Dec. 16, 1975 and grabbed a 59-54 victory.
• Tree Rollins, a member of Clemson’ Ring of Honor and Athletics Hall of Fame, led the Tigers with 10 points and nine rebounds in 35 minutes of action before fouling out.
• Aamir Simms posted his third 20-point game of his career against South Carolina – finishing 5-for-7 from the field and a perfect 3-for-3 from behind the arc. Simms made a career-high eight free throws on a career-high 11 attempts.
• John Newman III finished with a career-best four steals against the Gamecocks. The season-high for a Tiger this year is five by Tevin Mack.
• Al-Amir Dawes finished with 13 points against the Gamecocks – his fifth double-digit scoring game of the season.
• Tevin Mack led the Tigers in scoring for the third time this season against Florida State (Dec. 8) with his eighth double-digit scoring game of 2019-20. Mack scored 11-straight points in the second half against the Seminoles. The 11 points were a new season-high for Mack who previously had scored nine in a row.
• Jonathan Baehre made his Clemson debut against Florida State. Baehre transferred to Clemson from UNC Asheville during the 2018 offseason and sat out the 2018-19 season due to transfer rules.
• Baehre tore his ACL on May 21, 2019, missing the 2019 World University Games and the first eight games of the season, but committed to his rehab was medically cleared by the athletic training staff last week.
• Prior to playing against the Seminoles, Baehre had not played a college game since March 13, 2018. He posted 28 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in a UNC Asheville NIT loss at USC.
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