Tigers host Wolfpack on Tuesday night


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Tigers host Wolfpack on Tuesday night

GAME SETUP

Clemson (16-12, 8-8 ACC) vs. NC State (17-12, 8-8 ACC)

Date: Tuesday, March 3

Tipoff: 9:05 p.m. ET

Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)

Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)

TV: RSN (Wes Durham-pbp; Dan Bonner-color)

• The Tigers and Wolfpack enter Tuesday’s game with the same conference record; Clemson won the first matchup between the two in Raleigh, 68-57. The Tigers have not swept the regular season series since 2007-08.

• Clemson won on Senior Day this past Saturday, 70-63 in overtime against Georgia Tech. Senior guards 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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both posted 15 points.

PROMOTIONS

• The first 5,000 fans through the gates receive a commemorative Littlejohn Coliseum coin.

• A Littlejohn tribute video will be shown after the game, followed by a brief fireworks display.

SERIES HISTORY

CU Series W-L record:

NC State leads 99-60

Streak: Clemson has won the last two meetings

QUICK HITS

• Tuesday’s game is the final scheduled game in Littlejohn Coliseum. The arena is set to undergo a major rebuild this offseason, with the new facility opening in November 2016.

• Clemson is in search of its ninth ACC win Tuesday; it would give the program only its 10th season in school history with at least nine league wins.

• The Tigers finished 6-0 against the ACC at home on Saturday afternoons this season. Clemson beat Syracuse, Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech in Littlejohn.

• Clemson celebrated Senior Day a game early, and came away with a 70-63 overtime win over Georgia Tech. Senior guards Rod Hall and Damarcus Harrison were honored before the game, and both contributed 15 points apiece.

• Hall needs 14 assists to pass Vernon HamiltonVernon Hamilton
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Richmond, VA

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(399) for eighth place in the Clemson record books.

Jaron BlossomgameJaron Blossomgame
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#5 6-7, 215
Alpharetta, GA

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led the Tigers with 19 points in the win over Tech; it was his highest scoring output against an ACC team in two seasons.

PROJECTED CLEMSON STARTERS

G 12 Rod Hall 6-1, 205 Sr. 8.8 ppg 3.5 apg

G 21 Damarcus Harrison 6-4, 205 Sr. 8.5 ppg 3.1 rpg

F 15 Donte Grantham 6-8, 205 Fr. 9.0 ppg 4.6 rpg

F 5 Jaron Blossomgame 6-7, 215 RSo. 13.0 ppg 8.0 rpg

C 35 Landry Nnoko 6-10, 255 Jr. 7.3 ppg 5.3 rpg

PROJECTED NC STATE STARTERS

G 12 Anthony Barber 6-2, 180 So. 11.7 ppg 3.8 apg

G 1 Trevor Lacey 6-3, 210 RJr. 16.2 ppg 4.6 rpg

G 22 Ralston Turner 6-5, 209 RSr. 12.9 ppg 3.1 rpg

F 10 Lennard Freeman 6-8, 250 So. 3.1 ppg 5.5 rpg

F 0 Abu Abdul-Malik 6-8, 230 Fr. 5.9 ppg 4.4 rpg

ACC Standings

Through Sunday, March 1

# School (Overall, ACC)

1. Virginia 27-1, 15-1

2. Duke 26-3, 13-3

3. Notre Dame 24-5, 12-4

4. Louisville 23-6, 11-5

5. North Carolina 20-9, 10-6

Syracuse 18-11, 9-7

7. Pittsburgh 19-11, 8-8

Miami 18-11, 8-8

NC State 17-12, 8-8

Clemson 16-12, 8-8

11. Florida State 15-15, 7-10

12. Wake Forest 13-16, 5-11

13. Georgia Tech 12-17, 3-14

14. Boston College 10-18, 2-14

15. Virginia Tech 10-19, 2-14

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