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Clemson vs Furman postgame notes

Clemson Athletic Communications - Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:12 PM
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TEAM
* Clemson defeated Furman by a score of 71-35 on Saturday to improve to 8-2 on the season. It was the Tigers’ 30th straight win in the series.

* Clemson held Furman to 35 points, the lowest total for an opponent since Wofford posted 28 against Rick Barnes’ team on Feb. 6, 1996.

* Clemson limited Furman to its lowest point total since scoring 32 in a loss at South Carolina on Dec. 10, 1963.

* Clemson’s 36-point win was its largest over Furman since the 2007-08 season when the Tigers won 91-46 at Littlejohn Coliseum.

* Clemson improved to 24-2 all-time under Head Coach Brad Brownell when allowing 50 points or less. The Tigers have achieved the feat four times in six home games.

* The Tigers are 6-0 at home after the win, the first time that has been achieved since the 2008-09 team won its first nine in Littlejohn Coliseum.

* Clemson produced a season-high 16 assists Saturday. It was the program’s highest assist total since Dec. 23, 2012 when the Tigers had 22 versus SC State.

* The Tigers had nine blocked shots in Saturday’s game, the fifth time in 10 games the Tigers have had at least eight.

* Clemson had nine steals Saturday, matching its season-high from the opener vs. Stetson.

INDIVIDUAL
* Jordan RoperJordan Roper
So. Guard
#20 5-11, 165
Columbia, SC

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reached double figures for the first time since the Tigers’ game at Temple on Nov. 21. He finished with a season-high 16 points.

* Roper made 3-of-7 from three-point range. It was the most three-pointers for the sophomore since he went 3-for-3 in last season’s ACC Tournament loss to Florida State.

* Devin ColemanDevin Coleman
RS So. Guard
#15 6-2, 200
Philadelphia, PA

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produced double figures for the fourth time this season, as he posted 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting.

* Sidy DjitteSidy Djitte
Fr. Center
#50 6-10, 240
Fayetteville, NC

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set a season-high with eight points and did not miss a shot. He also tied his season-high with 10 rebounds and set another with seven offensive boards.

* K.J. McDanielsK.J. McDaniels
Jr. Forward
#32 6-6, 200
Birmingham, AL

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blocked four shots Saturday, giving him 30 for the season (3.0 per game). The ACC leader has blocked at least four shots in four games this season.

* Landry NnokoLandry Nnoko
So. Center
#35 6-10, 245
Montverde, FL

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grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds, the third double figure effort on the glass for the sophomore.

* Ibrahim DjamboIbrahim Djambo
Jr. Forward
#42 6-10, 215
Poplar Bluff, MO

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earned his first start as a Tiger on Saturday in place of Jaron BlossomgameJaron Blossomgame
RS Fr. Forward
#5 6-7, 215
Alpharetta, GA

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, who tweaked an ankle at Arkansas. Blossomgame played 14 minutes Saturday.

* Rod HallRod Hall
Jr. Guard
#4 6-1, 210
Augusta, GA

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has led or tied for the team lead in assists in nine out of 10 games. He did not commit a turnover Saturday and now has 40 assists with just 11 turnovers this season.

* Austin AjukwaAustin Ajukwa
Fr. Guard
#1 6-5, 190
Columbia, SC

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had a season-high three steals in 14 minutes Saturday.
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