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Jan 12, 2024

PJ Hall Named to Lute Olson Award Midseason Watch List

Clemson senior added to second watch list of the week

BOSTON, Mass. – Clemson University men’s basketball star center PJ Hall (Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman) has been named to the 2023-24 Lute Olson Midseason Watch List.

The recipient of the annual award is determined by a 10-member voting committee, which consists of current and former head coaches, as well as two senior staff members of

The award will be announced in Phoenix, Ariz., site of the men’s Division I Basketball Championship.

Hall is second in the ACC in scoring with 18.9 points per game, while ranking 13th in rebounding (6.2 per game). He is shooting at a very high clip this season, fifth in the league (53.0 percent). Defensively, Hall is tied for second in the ACC in blocks per game (2.07) and has 31 blocked shots this season.

Hall has extended his double-digit scoring streak to 25 consecutive games dating back to last season. He is one of just two players in the country averaging at least 19.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 blocks per game this year (Zach Edey, Purdue).

The Spartanburg, S.C. native has posted two double-doubles this season, including 22 points and 11 rebounds in a league win at Pittsburgh (12/3). In half of Clemson’s 14 games played this season, Hall has produced 20+ points in half of them, including a career-high 29 points in a win over Alcorn State.

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