Clemson looks to build on streak hosting Georgia Tech


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The Tigers are playing well right now. (ACC photo)
The Tigers are playing well right now. (ACC photo)

Clemson (12-5, 6-5) closes out a three-game homestand with Georgia Tech (9-7, 5-5 ACC) on Friday.

Tipoff in Littlejohn Coliseum is set for 8:01 p.m. ET. Mike Monaco and Dan Bonner will call the broadcast for ACCN. Don Munson and Tim Bourret will broadcast the game on the Clemson Tigers Network.

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Series history vs. Georgia Tech

• Clemson leads the all-time series with Georgia Tech 73-66, including a 46-17 mark in games played in Clemson and a 38-9 record in games played in Littlejohn.

• Clemson has won five-of-the-last-eight in the series dating back to the 2016-17 season.

• Georgia Tech won the first matchup this season in Atlanta, 83-65, on Jan. 20. The Yellow Jackets have lost 4-of-6 since that game, including a 57-49 decision at home versus No. 9 Virginia on Wednesday. Clemson has won 3-of-5 since the matchup and its last two games in that stretch.

• Clemson is rated 48th by KenPom as of Thursday (102nd on offense; 11th on defense) against a No. 61 rating for Georgia Tech (51st on offense; 77th on defense).

Clemson rotation and GT starting 5

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

G 0 Clyde Trapp 6-4 203 Sr. Eastover, S.C. 16/16 7.6 5.5 1.8 27.4

F 1 Jonathan Baehre 6-10 214 Sr. Wiesbaden, Germany 16/9 4.3 3.5 0.9 18.2

G 2 Al-Amir Dawes 6-2 180 So. Newark, N.J. 16/14 8.4 2.1 1.8 25.9

G 3 Chase Hunter 6-3.5 204 So. Atlanta, Ga. 16/3 3.4 1.4 0.8 14.8

G 4 Nick Honor 5-10 205 RSo. Orlando, Fla. 16/3 8.6 1.3 2.1 23.0

F 5 Hunter Tyson 6-8 215 Jr. Monroe, N.C. 11/5 6.4 3.6 0.4 14.9

F 10 Olivier-Maxence Prosper 6-8 218 Fr. Montreal, Quebec, Canada 15/2 2.5 2.0 0.3 11.1

G 11 Parker Fox 6-7 212 Jr. Reno, Nev. 3/0 1.3 0.3 0.0 1.5

G 12 Alex Hemenway 6-3.5 185 So. Newburgh, Ind. 16/4 3.8 1.4 0.3 13.8

G 15 John Newman III 6-5 207 Jr. Greensboro, N.C. 14/8 5.0 2.8 1.3 20.2

F 20 O’Neil McBride 6-7 207 So. Myrtle Beach, S.C. 3/0 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.5

G 21 Wells Hoag 6-3 199 Jr. Greenville, S.C. 3/0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5

C 22 Lynn Kidd 6-10.5 235 Fr. Gainesville, Fla. 6/0 1.3 0.8 0.2 4.7

F 24 PJ Hall 6-10 235 Fr. Spartanburg, S.C. 15/0 4.1 2.1 0.1 10.8

F 25 Aamir Simms 6-8.5 245 Sr. Palmyra, Va. 16/16 12.3 5.9 2.8 27.4

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

G 0 Michael Devoe 6-5 197 Jr. Orlando, Fla. 16/16 13.4 4.7 3.1 33.4

G 3 Bubba Parham 5-10 162 Sr. Snellville, Ga. 15/12 7.5 3.2 1.9 30.7

G 10 Jose Alvarado 6-0 179 Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y. 16/16 17.6 3.6 4.3 37.1

F 4 Jordan Usher 6-7 213 Sr. Canton, Ga. 16/16 11.4 4.3 2.8 29.1

F 5 Moses Wright 6-9 233 Sr. Raleigh, N.C. 16/16 16.1 7.6 2.2 36.1

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