Clemson Basketball Preview vs. VT


by -
Discuss on the Basketball Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Clemson Basketball Preview vs. VT

GAMEDAY SETUP
CLEMSON (11-7, 1-5) vs. VIRGINIA TECH (14-4, 3-3)
Date: Sunday, Jan. 22
Tipoff: 6:30 p.m. ET
Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (9,000)
Radio: CTSN / Sirius 108 / XM 193 (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
TV: ESPNU (Anish Shroff-pbp; Cory Alexander-color)
• Clemson looks to snap a five-game skid on Sunday as Virginia Tech comes to Littlejohn Coliseum; the Tigers have won four straight in the series at home over the Hokies.
• Virginia Tech holds the overall series lead, 16-15, but Clemson holds a 9-5 edge at home versus the Hokies.
• Despite Clemson's struggles to start ACC play, the Tigers are still in the top 40 of both the RPI and KenPom. Clemson has faced the nation's second-toughest schedule according to KenPom.

SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record: Virginia Tech leads 16-15
Streak: Virginia Tech won the most recent meeting

TIGER TRACKS
Jaron Blossomgame moved into 11th place in Clemson history with 1,472 career points. He passed Tree Rollins and Cliff Hammonds on the all-time scoring list last time out at Louisville.
• Blossomgame will match Demontez Stitt with his 111th start as a Tiger on Sunday; only four players have started more games in Clemson history.
• With Blossomgame's first rebound Sunday, he will pass former teammate Devin Booker for 10th in Clemson history with 729 boards.
Avry Holmes has made at least one three-point goal in 14 straight games, tying his career-long streak set as a freshman and sophomore while at the University of San Francisco.
Donte Grantham is coming off a double-figure effort at Louisville, his first since the Wake Forest game to open ACC play. Grantham leads the Tigers in assist-turnover ratio in conference games with a 14-3 mark.
Gabe DeVoe is averaging 11 points per game over the Tigers' last four contests and is 10-23 (.435) from three-point range over that stretch.

Tags: Gabe DeVoe, Devin Booker, Demontez Stitt, Jaron Blossomgame, Donte Grantham, Avry Holmes, Avry Holmes
Discuss on the Basketball Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Loading...
Post your comments!
Elite CB prospect commits to Clemson
Elite CB prospect commits to Clemson
8th-inning homers power opener win at Wake
8th-inning homers power opener win at Wake
Brent Venables tackles newest Clemson commit Sheridan Jones during celebration
Brent Venables tackles newest Clemson commit Sheridan Jones during celebration
Clemson trustees approve funding for athletic upgrades
Clemson trustees approve funding for athletic upgrades
Clemson's QB situation far from settled, but Swinney pleased with talent on hand
Clemson's QB situation far from settled, but Swinney pleased with talent on hand
MUST WATCH: 2017 Clemson highlight hype video
MUST WATCH: 2017 Clemson highlight hype video
QB Talk; Baseball Struggles
QB Talk; Baseball Struggles
Joe Bostic says good friend Dwight Clark is
Joe Bostic says good friend Dwight Clark is "the total package"
Dabo Swinney responds to Muschamp's 'Real Death Valley' comments
Dabo Swinney responds to Muschamp's 'Real Death Valley' comments
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest
Clemson Gear
Clemson Gear