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Tigers to Play Host to Boston College on Senior Night Tuesday

Tigers to Play Host to Boston College on Senior Night Tuesday

GAME SETUPSite: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013City: Clemson, SCTime: 7:07 PMRadio: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Pete Yanity – play-by-play; Tim Bourret – color)TV: Regional Sports Network (Bob Rathbun – play-by-play; Mike Gminski – color)

SERIES NOTESOverall: Clemson leads 10-6at Clemson: Clemson leads 5-0at Littlejohn: Clemson leads 5-0at Boston College: Boston College leads 6-1at Neutral: Clemson leads 4-0First Meeting: Clemson won, 80-60, in 1975-76Last Meeting: BC won, 75-68, on Feb. 2Streak: Boston College has won two straight


  • Clemson and Boston College meet for the second time this season. The Eagles were victorious in the first meeting on Feb. 2 in Chestnut Hill, a 75-68 win for Boston College. The Eagles shot .578 for that contest, the highest percentage allowed by the Tigers all season.
  • Clemson leads the all-time series, 10-6, and is undefeated in five tries against BC at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Eagles last visited in Brad Brownell‘s first season, 2010-11, and Clemson won by a score of 77-69.
  • The Tigers are looking for a fifth ACC home win this season. It would give Clemson a winning record at Littlejohn Coliseum against ACC teams for a sixth consecutive season.
  • After a streak of 124 consecutive games with at least one blocked shot, Clemson has not recorded one in either of its last two games. That is the first time that has happened since the 2002-03 season.
  • Tuesday’s game will be Senior Night at Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson will honor senior post players Devin Booker and Milton Jennings, who have combined for 2,033 points and 1,304 rebounds in their careers.
  • Clemson has won eight consecutive final regular season home games, starting in 2005 with the dramatic buzzer-beating dunk by Sharrod Ford that lifted the Tigers to victory over Virginia Tech on his Senior Night.
  • Tuesday will mark the 225th time in the last 228 Clemson games that a Booker has been in the Tigers’ starting lineup. Trevor Booker started 134 straight games from 2006-10 and Devin has started all but three games over the last three seasons. The two brothers are the fourth-highest scoring combination in ACC history with 2,840 points.
  • Booker has scored 16 or more points in three straight games for the first time in his career. He is coming off a 17-point effort at Virginia Tech and has made 19 of his last 31 field goal attempts (.613) during that stretch.
  • Jennings has posted double figures in scoring in four of Clemson’s last five games. He also has committed only four turnovers during that stretch, in a total of 172 minutes.
  • Freshman guard Adonis Filer tied his ACC season-high with 13 points at Virginia Tech, including nine after halftime. Filer has scored 26 points over the Tigers’ last three games.