Clemson Travels to Chestnut Hill for ACC Opener

by - 2014-01-02 11:02:58.0
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GAME SETUP
CLEMSON (9-3, 0-0 ACC) vs. BOSTON COLLEGE (4-10, 0-1 ACC)
Tipoff: 4:04 p.m.
Arena: Silvio O. Conte Forum
Radio: CTSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Philip Sikes-color)
TV: RSN (Tom Werme-pbp; Debbie Antonelli-color)
• Clemson begins ACC play on the road Saturday at Boston College; the Tigers are 1-6 all-time at Conte Forum.
• The Tigers wrapped up a 9-3 non-conference record, their best since the 2010-11 season, with an 80-50 win over VMI.
• Clemson is first in the ACC statistics in scoring defense, field goal percentage defense, three-point percentage defense and blocked shots per game.
SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record: Clemson leads 10-7
Streak: Boston College has won three straight meetings

QUICK HITS

• Clemson’s lone win in Chestnut Hill came in 2008-09, an 87-77 triumph over the Eagles.
• The Tigers look to snap BC’s series-high three-game winning streak, which started with a 59-57 win in Chestnut Hill in 2011-12.
• BC swept both games last season over Clemson, the Eagles’ first sweep in series history.
Rod HallRod Hall
Jr. Guard
#4 6-1, 210
Augusta, GA

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averages just one turnover per game and has an astounding 25-to-3 assist-to-turnover ratio in seven home games. Hall leads the Tiger team on the plus-minus chart over the course of the season. Clemson has been 176 points better than the opposition across 12 games when Hall has been on the floor.
Jordan RoperJordan Roper
So. Guard
#20 5-11, 165
Columbia, SC

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is averaging 15.5 points per game over his last two, both double figure efforts. Roper tied his career-high last time out with 19 vs. VMI.
Landry NnokoLandry Nnoko
So. Center
#35 6-10, 245
Montverde, FL

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, whose career-high as a freshman was eight points, has already surpassed his rookie season totals for points, rebounds, assists, blocks, field goals and minutes played.

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