Clemson to Face #1 Duke in Durham Tuesday Night

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Site: Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
City: Durham, NC
Time: 7:02 PM
Radio: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Pete Yanity - play-by-play; Tim Bourret - color)
TV: ESPNU (Tom Hart - play-by-play, Len Elmore - color)
Rankings: Duke #1 in Associated Press & USA Today

Overall: Duke leads 103-29
at Clemson: Duke leads 38-21
at Littlejohn: Duke leads 23-17
at Duke: Duke leads 57-4
at Neutral: Duke leads 8-4
First Meeting: Duke won, 42-16, in 1925-26
Last Meeting: Duke won, 73-66, in 2011-12
Streak: Duke has won four straight

• Clemson and Duke meet for the 133rd time on the hardwood on Tuesday. The Blue Devils hold a resounding 103-29 lead in the series history, and Duke has won the last four meetings after Clemson won back-to-back games in 2008 and 2009.

• Clemson enters Tuesday's tilt with an 8-5 record, 0-1 in the ACC. The Tigers dropped their season opener at Florida State on Jan. 5 by a 71-66 score.

• Duke is the nation's top ranked team and is 14-0 on the season and 1-0 in conference after defeating Wake Forest at home over the weekend to open league play.

• This will be Clemson's 32nd game against the nation's top ranked team. Clemson owns two wins over the nation's No. 1 team, defeating Duke in 1980 and North Carolina in 2001.

• The Tigers have defeated 13 ranked Duke teams over the years, most recently in the 2008-09 regular season at home by a 74-47 score.

• This will be the 14th time Clemson has faced Duke when the Blue Devils are ranked first in at least one of the national polls.

• Clemson will face a stiff challenge from the perimeter, as Duke leads the ACC and is fifth in the NCAA in three-point shooting with a .421 figure.

• Tuesday's game will feature the top two teams in the ACC in turnover margin. Duke is atop the conference stats with a +4.4 figure, while Clemson is second with a +3.5 margin.

Devin BookerDevin Booker
Sr. Forward
#31 6-8, 250
Whitmire, SC

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is coming off a 19-point outing against Florida State, his high point total against an ACC team over the course of his career. Booker tied a career-high with eight field goals and notched a double-double with 11 rebounds.

• Booker needs 13 rebounds to reach 20th on the Tigers' list of career leaders. He has 595 for his career and just passed Greg BucknerGreg Buckner
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for 22nd in Clemson history in the last game.

Jordan RoperJordan Roper
Fr. Guard
#20 5-11, 165
Columbia, SC

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has reached double figures in the scoring column in four of the past five games, including 11 in the ACC opener versus Florida State. Roper has made nine three-point shots in that five-game stretch.

Milton JenningsMilton Jennings
Sr. Forward
#24 6-9, 225
Summerville, SC

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was 3-for-5 from three against Florida State and is shooting a career-best 43.6 percent from long range on the season. He has a team-best 17 three-pointers, and needs just eight makes to surpass his previous season-high as a Tiger.

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