2013-12-07 17:29:28.0 Clemson vs. Arkansas Postgame Notes
by CU Athletic Communications
Clemson lost to Arkansas by a score of 74-68 on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena. It was Clemson’s first game at Arkansas, and only the second in series history.
The Tigers won the rebound margin by 15 on Saturday, which included a season-high 19 offensive boards. It was the most offensive rebounds for Clemson since the 2011-12 team grabbed 22 at Virginia Tech.
Arkansas made 10 three-point goals Saturday. The most the Tigers had allowed in a game this season coming into Saturday’s tilt was six, on two occasions (Stetson, Temple).
Clemson’s 40 points allowed in the first half were the most in a half since Florida State posted 43 in the second half last season in the ACC Tournament.
Arkansas’ 74 points Saturday were the most scored against Clemson since Virginia scored 78 in Charlottesville last February.
The Tigers held Arkansas 14 points below its season average entering the game, and to a season-low in the scoring column.
K.J. McDaniels scored a career-high 27 points Saturday. It was the highest point total by a Tiger since Devin Booker produced 27 last season at NC State.
McDaniels now has six 20-point games over the first nine contests for the Tigers. His career-high was just 16 points coming into the season.
McDaniels had his second double-double of the season, as he also had a career-best 11 rebounds Saturday.
McDaniels passed Raymond Sykes for sole possession of 10th place in the Clemson record books for career blocked shots. He now has 104 in 67 career games.
Damarcus Harrison scored his high point total since a career-high 20-point game against Davidson on Nov. 22 in the second round of the Charleston Classic. He finished with 13 points Saturday.
Rod Hall posted double figures for the sixth time, two more than he had in his entire career entering his junior season.
Sidy Djitte, a freshman from Senegal, collected a season-high 10 rebounds Saturday. His previous best was just four, on three occasions. Djitte also had a season-best six on the offensive glass.
Adonis Filer scored eight points, all in the second half. It was his second-highest point production of the season.