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Men’s Basketball Notes From Clemson’s 72-60 Loss To Appalachian State

Jan. 19, 2000

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Clemson Player of the Game Center Adam Allenspach scored a career-high 24 points in Clemson’s game against Appalachian State…the junior was 7-11 from the field and 10-12 at the free throw line…he also contributed eight rebounds for the Tigers.

Solomon Struggles Against the Mountaineers Coming off a 43 point performance Will Solomon struggled against ASU on Wednesday night…the sophomore guard ended the first half 0-7 from the field and with only two points…his first field goal came with 15:34 left to go in the second half…Solomon entered the game as the ACC’s leading scorer at 22.3 ppg, but only scored 12 points on Wednesday night.

Freshman Walker Holt Scores Career High 12 Points Freshman guard Walker Holt netted a career high 12 points against Appalachian State…his first basket was a desperation three-point shot as time expired at the intermission from just over half court…Holt finished the night 5-7 from the field and 2-3 on 3s.

Clemson Wins the Battle of the Boards Again Clemson outrebounded Appalachian State and now has won the battle of the boards in 15 of its 17 games this season and 22 of its last 24 dating back to last season.

Key Stat of the Game Clemson’s perimeter shots were not falling on Wednesday night as the Tigers were 4-24 (16.7%) on their three point attempts.

Holt’s Longshot Walker Holt’s halfcourt shot to end the half is believed to be the longest shot made by a Tiger in the history of Littlejohn Coliseum (32 years).

Andrius Jurkunas Grabs A Career-High 12 Rebounds Senior Andrius Jurkunas grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds against Appalachian State…five of the 12 rebounds came off the offensive glass…he also had three steals.