Tigers host Georgia Tech on Saturday


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Blossomgame and Grantham are important for a Clemson win.

GAME SETUP
Clemson (15-12, 7-8 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech (12-16, 3-13 ACC)
Date: Saturday, Feb. 28
Tipoff: 12:07 p.m. ET
Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
TV: ACC Network (Tim Brant-pbp; Mike Gminski-color)
• The Tigers look to snap a two-game skid Saturday by hosting Georgia Tech, just 12 days after the two teams met in Atlanta.
• Clemson has won nine straight home games over Tech, the longest streak in school history over another ACC team.
• The Tiger program will celebrate Senior Day a game early, due to a favorable noon tipoff time. Rod HallRod Hall
Sr. Guard
#12 6-1, 205
Augusta, GA

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and Damarcus HarrisonDamarcus Harrison
Sr. Guard
#21 6-4, 205
Greenwood, SC

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will be honored before and after the game vs. the Yellow Jackets.

SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record: Clemson leads 66-60
Streak: Georgia Tech won the most recent meeting

QUICK HITS
• The Tigers are 5-0 at home on Saturday afternoons this season. Clemson previously beat Syracuse, Wake Forest, Boston College and Virginia Tech all on Saturday afternoons (4 p.m. or earlier) in Littlejohn.
• Clemson has a chance to win its eighth ACC game for the fourth time in five seasons under Brad Brownell.
• Senior guard Rod Hall needs five assists to reach 100 for a third straight season. Hall is ninth in school history with 382 in his career.
• Senior guard Damarcus Harrison is Clemson’s active leader with 101 career three-pointers. He has made at least one in four of Clemson’s last five games.
Landry NnokoLandry Nnoko
Jr. Center
#35 6-10, 255
Montverde, FL

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moved to ninth in school history in the most recent game with 129 career blocked shots. He had four at Duke.
Austin AjukwaAustin Ajukwa
So. Guard
#1 6-6, 205
Columbia, SC

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posted his career high in the first meeting at Georgia Tech. The sophomore scored 10 points on 4-of-6 field goals.
Gabe DeVoeGabe DeVoe
Fr. Guard
#10 6-3, 200
Shelby, NC

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is coming off a season-high eight points at Duke. He connected on 2-of-3 from three-point range, doubling his season output.

PROJECTED CLEMSON STARTERS

G 12 Rod Hall 6-1, 205 Sr. 8.6 ppg 3.5 apg
G 20 Jordan Roper 6-0, 165 Jr. 7.0 ppg 1.4 rpg
F 15 Donte Grantham 6-8, 205 Fr. 9.1 ppg 4.6 rpg
F 5 Jaron Blossomgame 6-7, 215 RSo. 12.8 ppg 8.0 rpg
C 35 Landry Nnoko 6-10, 255 Jr. 7.3 ppg 5.3 rpg

PROJECTED GEORGIA TECH STARTERS

G 10 Travis Jorgenson 6-0, 177 RFr. 3.8 ppg 3.3 apg
G 1 Tadric Jackson 6-2, 215 Fr. 4.7 ppg 1.3 rpg
F 3 Marcus Georges-Hunt 6-5, 214 Jr. 13.8 ppg 5.6 rpg
F 13 Robert Sampson 6-8, 224 RSr. 5.3 ppg 6.3 rpg
C 4 Demarco Cox 6-8, 276 Sr. 8.8 ppg 6.0 rpg

Local TV Affiliates

Charleston, SC WMMP My Network TV My TV Charleston

Columbia, SC WKTC My Network TV My 63

Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville WLOS ABC ABC 13

Myrtle Beach-Florence, SC WWMB CW Channel 21

ACC Standings
Through Thursday, Feb. 26

# School (Overall, ACC)
1. Virginia 26-1, 14-1
2. Duke 25-3, 12-3
3. Notre Dame 24-5, 12-4
4. Louisville 22-6, 10-5
5. North Carolina 19-9, 9-6
Syracuse 18-10, 9-6
7. Pittsburgh 19-10, 8-7
Miami 18-10, 8-7
NC State 17-11, 8-7
10. Clemson 15-12, 7-8
11. Florida State 15-14, 7-9
12. Wake Forest 12-16, 4-11
13. Georgia Tech 12-16, 3-13
14. Virginia Tech 10-18, 2-13
15. Boston College 9-18, 1-14

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