Brownell talks loss to Notre Dame, missing the postseason and recruiting

In his final press conference of the season, Clemson head coach Brad Brownell says a February 10th loss to Notre Dame is what derailed Clemson's season. He also breaks down his goals for recruiting and missing the postseason.


Brownell hopes new hoops facilities will bring energy to Clemson program
Clemson head coach Brad Brownell understands the fans’ frustrations with the recently-completed season, but he hopes new facilities and better recruiting will create the same kind of buzz around the basketball program that the football program currently enjoys.


Furious rally falls just short as Tigers knocked from ACC Tourney
Clemson erased a 20-point deficit and had a chance to tie the game in the final 10 seconds but the comeback and the shot fell just short freshman guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 29 points and outdueled Clemson’s Rod Hall as Florida St. held on for 76-73 win over Clemson in the second round of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Bob Donnan / USATODAY


Brownell says Tigers haven't played as poorly as some think
Wednesday begins a new season for the Clemson basketball team as the Tigers take on Florida St. in the ACC Tournament. Clemson has lost six of its last eight games, but with a new season set to begin head coach Brad Brownell says the Tigers haven't played as poorly as some on the outside might think. Photo by Bob Donnan / USATODAY


Last Call: Wolfpack turn out the lights on Tigers and Littlejohn
The N.C. State Wolfpack closed the curtain on Littlejohn Coliseum and Clemson’s slim NIT hopes with a dominating second half performance Tuesday night, taking advantage of yet another huge Clemson scoring drought in starring in the arena’s last call. Photo by Joshua S. Kelly / USATODAY


Tigers outlast Jackets for wild Senior Day win
Crazy things always seem to happen on Senior Day, and Saturday was no exception.


Brownell: "We have to figure out some ways to score"
The Clemson basketball team has the rest of this week to prepare for Saturday's home game against Georgia Tech. The Tigers have lost four of their last five and offensive production has been a major issue for Brad Brownell's squad. How will they spend the week?

CLEMSON BASKETBALL UPDATES

11/08Anderson$62-36 W
11/14Florida A&M86-41 W
11/17Winthrop77-74 L
11/21@Gardner-Webb+72-70 L
11/22@Nevada%59-50 W
11/24@LSU~64-61 W
11/28High Point62-59 W
12/01Rutgers^69-64 LESPNU
12/07Arkansas68-65 WESPNU
12/14Auburn72-61 WESPN3
12/19@South Carolina68-45 L
12/22Oakland70-60 W
12/30Robert Morris64-57 W
01/03North Carolina74-50 LESPN
01/07@Louisville58-52 LACCN
01/10@Pittsburgh71-62 WRSN
01/13@Virginia65-42 LACCN
01/17Syracuse66-53 WACCN
01/19Florida State59-55 LESPNU
01/24Wake Forest59-57 WACCN
01/28@NC State68-57 WACCN
01/31Boston College64-49 WRSN
02/04@Florida State62-56 WRSN
02/08@Miami56-45 LESPNU
02/10Notre Dame60-58 LESPN2
02/14Virginia Tech75-54 WRSN
02/16@Georgia Tech70-63 WESPNU
02/21@Duke78-56 LESPN or ESPN2
02/28Georgia Tech (OT)70-63 WACCN
03/03NC State66-61 LRSN
03/07@Notre Dame81-67 LACCN
03/11@FSU*76-73 LESPN,ACCN
$Exhibition; +Paradise Jam; %Paradise Jam; ~Paradise Jam; ^ACC / Big Ten Challenge; *ACC Tournament; all times ET
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