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Men’s Basketball Hits The Road To Tallahassee

Men’s Basketball Hits The Road To Tallahassee

Jan. 11, 2000

Clemson (6-8, 0-2 ACC) at Florida State (6-6, 1-0 ACC) Leon County Coliseum Tallahassee, Fla. Wednesday, January 12, 2000 (7 p.m.)

Clemson-Florida State Quick Facts *Florida State won the last meeting between the two teams, 87-85 in overtime in the ACC Tournament. Current Seminole Adrian Crawford had 20 points off the bench to key the win.

*Clemson’s last win in the series was at Clemson last year, 78-45. That was the second largest victory margin in an ACC game in Clemson history.

*This game will feature two of the top three scorers in the ACC in Clemson’s Will Solomon (1st, 21.4) and FSU’s Ron Hale (3rd, 18.2). Both have had a 37-point game this year, the top individual total by an ACC player.

*Clemson is outshooting the opposition (39.8 to 38.2), has 10 more field goals, is even in terms of free throw shooting percentage (.645) and has +7.4 rebound margin. But, the Tigers have a 6-8 record. Opponents have 29 more three-point goals for the season and have a better percentage (.333 to .276). Clemson has also committed 69 more turnovers.

*Will Solomon has nine games of 20 points or more, including six with at least 25 points. He has made at least one 3-point goal in 18 straight games.

Clemson-Florida State Series Record

At Tallahassee     Florida State leads 16-13At Clemson         Clemson leads 7-6Last Year          Florida State won at FSU, 70-64                   Clemson won at Clemson, 78-45                   FSU won in ACC Tournament, 87-85 (OT)

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Clemson Probable Starters

1    Will Solomon         G   6-1   170   So.  21.4ppg  3.8rpg10   Edward Scott         G   6-0   175   Fr.  6.1ppg   2.7rpg55   Adam Allenspach      C   7-1   265   Jr.  11.5ppg  7.8rpg3    Andrius Jurkunas     F   6-9   235   Sr.  6.2ppg   5.5rpg21   Ray Henderson        F   6-8   265   Fr.  4.3ppg   3.9rpg

Head Coach: Larry Shyatt (College of Wooster ’73) at Clemson: 26-23, second year Overall: 45-32, third year Vs. Florida State: 1-2

Florida State Probable Starters

4   Antwuan Dixon      G   6-5   190  So.   5.3ppg  3.5rpg10  Delvon Arrington   G   5-11  160  Jr.   8.3ppg  6.8apg50  David Anderson     C   7-0   245  So.  11.9ppg  5.2rpg21  Ron Hale           F   6-8   205  Sr.  18.2ppg  5.5rpg51  Oliver Simmons     F   6-8   225  Sr.   7.8ppg  5.0rpg

Head Coach: Steve Robinson at Florida State: 37-37, third year Overall: 83-56, fifth year Vs. Clemson: 2-3