Clemson Basketball preview vs. Boston College


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

GAME SETUP
CLEMSON (15-10, 8-5 ACC) vs. BOSTON COLLEGE (7-18, 0-12 ACC)

Date: Wednesday, February 17

Tipoff: 7 p.m. ET

Arena: Bon Secours Wellness Arena (14,987)

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

TV: RSN (Bob Rathbun-pbp; Dan Bonner-color)

• Clemson can match its win total from the 2014-15 season with a victory over the Eagles on Wednesday, the first of two matchups between the two teams over the final five games of the regular season.

• Clemson is 6-1 at home all time in the series with Boston College.

• The Tigers returned to the win column on February 13 and snapped a two-game skid with a 66-52 triumph over Georgia Tech, the 11th straight win at home in the series with the Yellow Jackets.

SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record: Clemson leads 12-7

Streak: Clemson has won the last two meetings

TIGER TRACKS
• Clemson is guaranteed of more ACC wins than non-conference wins this regular season, something that has not been achieved by a Tiger team since 1966-67. The Tigers claimed their eighth win last time out, the fifth time in the last six seasons Clemson has recorded at least eight in ACC play.

• The Tigers are first as a team in the ACC in blocks per game (5.4), just ahead of Louisville (5.2). Clemson led the league in the statistic two seasons ago.

• As a team, Clemson has made 185 three-point goals through 25 games. Last season in 31 games, the Tigers made just 171. Clemson also needs just eight assists to surpass its total from the 2014-15 season.

Jaron Blossomgame reached 1,000 career points in the win over Georgia Tech. He will be presented a commemorative ball prior to Wednesday’s game.

Jordan Roper is next in line, needing just 50 points to reach 1,000.

Avry Holmes posted a career-high six steals in the win over Georgia Tech. It was a high for any Clemson player under Brad Brownell (188 games), and one of only 15 times a Tiger player has had at least six steals in an ACC game.

Tags: Jaron Blossomgame, Jordan Roper, Avry Holmes, Avry Holmes
Discuss on the Basketball Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Loading...
Post your comments!
Ban on using former players in practice among rule changes
Ban on using former players in practice among rule changes
Clemson heads to Wake Forest
Clemson heads to Wake Forest
Dabo Swinney Ladies Clinic will re-open ticket sales
Dabo Swinney Ladies Clinic will re-open ticket sales
Elliott on quarterback battle:
Elliott on quarterback battle: "It's going to be the best guy" that will start
Clemson offers 4-star Arkansas playmaker
Clemson offers 4-star Arkansas playmaker
Trevor Lawrence listed as top Heisman contender
Trevor Lawrence listed as top Heisman contender
Latest National Championship odds for Clemson
Latest National Championship odds for Clemson
Hunter Johnson letting everyone know he shouldn't be forgotten
Hunter Johnson letting everyone know he shouldn't be forgotten
Hopkins sees 'best duo in the NFL' with Watson
Hopkins sees 'best duo in the NFL' with Watson
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest
Clemson Gear
Clemson Gear