Clemson plays Temple in Charleston Classic


by -
    |
Clemson head coach Brad Brownell

GAME SETUP
CLEMSON vs. TEMPLE
(3-0, 0-0 ACC) (1-2, 0-0 AAC)
Tipoff: 8 p.m.
Tickets: 843-953-2632
Web: ESPN3 (Rich Hollenberg-pbp; Len Elmore-color)
Radio: CTSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Philip Sikes-color)
• Clemson and Temple meet for the first time since 2008, in the exact same tournament. The Tigers knocked off the Owls in the inaugural Charleston Classic championship game, 76-72.
• The winner of Thursday’s game takes on the winner of Davidson vs. Georgia in the second round on Friday.
• The Tigers are off to a 3-0 start this season, their first since 2010-11, Brad Brownell’s first season at Clemson.

SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record: Temple leads 2-1
Streak: Clemson won the last meeting (2008-09)

QUICK HITS
• Clemson and Temple played in the championship game of the inaugural Charleston Classic in 2008. Trevor BookerTrevor Booker
Forward
#35 6-7, 240
Whitmire, SC

View Full Profile
was named MVP after leading the Tigers to a hard fought 76-72 victory. The Tigers also beat Hofstra and TCU.
• The Tigers are coming off a 71-57 victory over archrival South Carolina on Sunday. It was the second straight win for Clemson over the Gamecocks, and its eighth in the last 10 meetings between the two programs.
• Clemson is ranked first or second in the ACC statistics in four important categories: scoring defense, field goal percentage defense, three-point percentage defense and blocked shots per game.
• The Tigers shot 92.3 percent (24-of-26) from the free throw line in their most recent game, a school record given a minimum of 25 attempts.
K.J. McDanielsK.J. McDaniels
Jr. Forward
#32 6-6, 200
Birmingham, AL

View Full Profile
recorded the first 20-10-5 (Pts-Rebs-Blks) game by a Tiger since 2005, when Sharrod FordSharrod Ford
Sr. Forward
#5 6-9, 223
Suitland, MD

View Full Profile
achieved the feat at Maryland.
• Temple wing Dalton Pepper played against Clemson in the 2011 NCAA Tournament for West Virginia and had a pair of key steals late in the victory.

    |
Loading...
Post your comments!

Sammy Watkins believes the Earth is flat

Pigskin Prophet: Basketball school and bandwagon edition

Clemson DL ranked in McShay's Top 32 prospects

Swinney responds to Kirk Herbstreit on Clemson's playoff chances

Former Clemson OL Hairston out for season

Steve Spurrier says Clemson should be ranked No. 1 ahead of Alabama

Rudolph out for the season, Swinney looks for freshmen to step up

Clemson offers 2018 Auburn WR commit

WATCH: Swinney talks injuries, more after Wednesday practice
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest