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Apr 26, 2019

Men’s Basketball Holds End-Of-Year Banquet

Clemson University men’s basketball held its annual end-of-season banquet to celebrate the program’s 2018-19 senior class and season.

Toward the end of the ceremony, it was announced with a gift from Bill and Lynne Burton that the men’s basketball team lounge would officially be marked and named in honor of Paula and Franklin Grooms.

Paula and Franklin Grooms Team Lounge

“Named in honor of Paula and Franklin Grooms for their unwavering support of Clemson Basketball and the players whose lives are forever enriched by their love.”

A gift from Bill (’77) and Lynne Burton


The men’s basketball program also handed out its annual awards for those involved in the program.

Andy Balliet “Spirit of Clemson” Award – Elyse Guy

“Academic Excellence” Award – Aamir Simms

“Tiger Strength” Award – Lyles Davis

Tom Lynch “Most Improved” Award – David Skara

Paul Bowie “Most Valuable Player” – Marcquise Reed

“Tiger Pride” Award – Trey Jemison