Clemson game notes vs. South Carolina


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GAME SETUP
CLEMSON vs. SOUTH CAROLINA
(2-0, 0-0 ACC) (1-1, 0-0 SEC)
Tipoff: 5 p.m.
Tickets: 1-800-CLEMSON
Web: ESPN3 (Mike Gleason-pbp; Stan Lewter-color)
Radio: CTSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
• Clemson and South Carolina will meet in November for the first time in series history on Sunday.
• The Tigers snapped a two-game losing streak to the Gamecocks last season in Columbia with a 64-55 victory.
• Clemson, which allowed 37 points Wednesday to Delaware State, has a 20-2 record in 98 games under Head Coach Brad Brownell when holding opponents to 50 or less.

THE SERIES
CU Series W-L record South Carolina leads 88-75
Streak Clemson won the last meeting

QUICK HITS
• Clemson and South Carolina square off Sunday in the 164th renewal of the in-state rivalry. The Gamecocks won in both 2010-11 and 2011-12 before the Tigers turned the tables on the road last season in a 64-55 win.
• Sunday’s game will be the earliest meeting in the history of the rivalry and will precede the annual football tilt between the two schools by 13 days.
• Clemson held Delaware State to 37 points in its most recent game, matching the fewest allowed by a Brad Brownell coached Tiger team.
• The Tigers committed just six turnovers versus Delaware State, the fifth time with six or fewer under Brownell.
K.J. McDanielsK.J. McDaniels
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#32 6-6, 200
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is coming off a five-block effort Wednesday, the fifth time in his career he has had at least five in a game.
• Clemson sophomore Jordan RoperJordan Roper
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Columbia, SC

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and South Carolina freshman Justin McKie were teammates at Irmo High School and led the Yellow Jackets to a state title in 2011. McKie’s father, Gamecock legend BJ McKie, is Irmo’s all-time leading scorer and Roper is No. 2 on the list.

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