2018-19 Basketball News
• Clemson will look for its first win in Raleigh since Jan. 28, 2015 when the Tigers took home a 68-57 victory. The Tigers have won three-of-the-last-four matchups with the Wolfpack, including three straight at one point.
• Marcquise Reed moved into a tie for 28th on the all-time scoring list following his performance on Jan. 22 against Florida State. Reed now has 1,171 points in his Clemson career.
• Reed has now posted 56 double-digit scoring games in his Clemson career and is 14 performances shy of tying for 16th all-time.
• Elijah Thomas notched his fifth double-double of the season and the 16th of his career. Thomas posted 17 points, 11 rebounds and a career-best five assists against Florida State.
• In games that Thomas collects a double-double, the Tigers are 12-4 overall.
• Thomas ranks 10th all-time in Clemson history in blocks (133) and sits seventh all-time in blocks per game (1.73).
• Shelton Mitchell and Marcquise Reed lead the Tigers in assists with a combined 6.6 dimes per contest. Mitchell stands as the active leader in total assists with 280 as a Tiger.
• The graduate senior guard is averaging 19.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.1 steals per contest this season. To put that into persepective, Reed is the only player in a Power 5 conference to average at least 19.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game.
• Furthermore, he is one of just two total players in the nation to achieve that stat line. Reed is joined by American’s Sa’eed Nelson.
2019-20 Signing Class
• Brad Brownell announced the signing of three student-athletes for the 2019-20 season: Al-Amir Dawes, Chase Hunter and Alex Hemenway. To view the release in its entirety, click HERE.
• Each of Al-Amir Dawes, Chase Hunter and Alex Hemenway all earned McDonald’s All-American nominations in their respective states.
• All three earned recognition on a list that includes over 800 men and women basketball nominees.
• Dawes is one of eight nominees from the state of New Jersey. He is averaging 16.0 points per game this season for The Patrick School.
• Hunter was recently named WSBTV-2 Sports Zone Athlete of the Week after scoring a season-high 26 points for Westlake against Newman.
• Hemenway is the all-time leading scorer for Castle High School after scoring 28 points to get to 1,450 career points.
• He then scored 40 points against Henderson County. He averages 26.5 points per game this season.
2018-19 CLEMSON BASKETBALL MEDIA GUIDE
PREVIOUS GAME RECAP: Clemson 68, Florida State 77
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