Clemson heads to Pittsburgh on Wednesday


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(Photo: Josh Kelly / USATODAY)

The Clemson Tigers (11-12, 5-8 ACC) will look to snap a three-game losing skid when it travels to play Pittsburgh (15-9, 6-7) on Wednesday.

The contest tips at 9 p.m. and will be televised on Fox Sports South (RSN) with Tim Brando and Dan Bonner calling the action courtside, while Don Munson and Tim Bourret will call the action on the radio waves. The radio call will be available on the Clemson Tigers Network and Tunein.com.

CLEMSON BASKETBALL HEADLINES

Alex Hemenway netted a season-best 16 points in a home loss to Notre Dame. Hemenway finished 5-for-8 from the floor with a season-high four 3-pointers. He played a season-high 19 minutes in the contest.

Trey Jemison made his first career start as a Tiger in the stead of Aamir Simms (flu) and finished with a career-high seven rebounds.

Tevin Mack turned in a career performance against Syracuse with 32 points and 10 assists. It was his second double-double and a career-best 32 points. The performance came via a career-best 12 made field goals.

Clyde Trapp was the Tigers’ second double-digit scorer against the Orange and he turned in career bests in points (17), rebounds (9) and assists (6).

• Beating Wake Forest gave Clemson at least a break-even record in the season series against all four ACC schools from the Tar Heel state. It’s the first time since 1989-90 when Clemson was 1-1 vs. Duke, 1-1 vs. UNC, 1-1 vs. NC

State and 3-0 vs. Wake Forest.

• Clemson defeated No. 3/3 Duke on for its first win over an AP top-3 ranked opponent since North Carolina on Feb. 18, 2001.

• With that win over Duke on Jan. 14, Head Coach Brad Brownell passed Cliff Ellis for the all-time wins mark in Clemson basketball history.

• Clemson has been bitten by the injury bug in 2019, having many key players miss time due to injuries, which includes three starting players.

• For much of the season, Clemson has had as few as eight scholarship players active. Clemson has had players miss 59 games this season.

Lineups/rotation

(--/--) Clemson Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown GP/GS PPG RPG APG MPG

G 0 Clyde Trapp 6-4 194 Jr. Eastover, S.C. 13/11 6.3 4.1 2.7 26.5

G 2 Al-Amir Dawes 6-2 180 Fr. Newark, N.J. 23/18 7.7 3.0 2.5 29.1

G 15 John Newman III 6-5 197 So. Greensboro, N.C. 23/23 9.3 3.7 2.3 31.5

F 13 Tevin Mack 6-6 227 Gr. Columbia, S.C. 23/22 12.2 5.6 0.9 28.2

F 25 Aamir Simms 6-8.5 240 Jr. Palmyra, Va. 22/22 13.4 7.4 2.5 31.9

G 3 Chase Hunter 6-3 200 Fr. Atlanta, Ga. 9/4 5.3 1.0 1.6 37.8

F 5 Hunter Tyson 6-8 211 So. Monroe, N.C. 23/2 5.7 3.3 0.3 14.4

G 10 Curran Scott 6-4 205 Gr. Edmond, Okla. 23/8 6.2 1.7 1.6 22.2

G 12 Alex Hemenway 6-3 180 Fr. Newburgh, Ind. 7/0 5.6 0.7 0.3 11.5

F 21 Khavon Moore 6-8 217 So. Macon, Ga. 21/4 2.1 2.0 0.7 10.5

C 55 Trey Jemison 7-0 256 So. Birmingham, Ala. 22/1 1.8 1.8 0.1 8.5

(--/--) Pittsburgh Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown GP/GS PPG RPG APG MPG

G 1 Xavier Johnson 6-3 200 So. Woodbridge, Va. 24/24 12.0 3.8 5.3 34.2

G 2 Trey McGowens 6-4 190 So. Pendleton, S.C. 24/23 12.9 3.5 3.7 33.0

G 5 Au’Diese Toney 6-6 210 So. Huntsville, Ala. 22/16 8.6 5.1 1.1 28.4

G 11 Justin Champagnie 6-6 200 Fr. Brooklyn, N.Y. 24/19 12.6 7.3 0.5 31.7

F 21 Terrell Brown 6-10 235 Jr. Providence, R.I. 24/6 5.2 3.6 0.1 19.1

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