Clemson basketball to host Winthrop on Monday


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Roper had 13 points and 3 rebounds in 19 minutes of action against FAMU.
Roper had 13 points and 3 rebounds in 19 minutes of action against FAMU.

GAME SETUP
Clemson (1-0) vs. Winthrop (1-0)
Date: Monday, Nov. 14
Tipoff: 7:04 p.m.
Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
TV: RSN (Wes Durham-pbp; Dan Bonner-color)
• Clemson and Winthrop renew its in-state series for the first time since 2011-12. The Tigers have won nine of 10 meetings against the Eagles.
• The Tigers opened the 2014-15 season with an 86-41 victory over Florida A&M, Clemson’s largest margin of victory in an opener since 2007-08.

SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record:
Clemson leads 9-1
Streak: Clemson has won the last three meetings

QUICK HITS
• Clemson held FAMU without a three-point goal, a first since Dec. 13, 2009.
• The Tigers moved to 29-2 all-time under head coach Brad Brownell when allowing 50 points or less to their opponent.
• Five players posted double figures in the opener, led by Landry NnokoLandry Nnoko
Jr. Center
#35 6-10, 255
Montverde, FL

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who scored a career-high 15 points.
Jordan RoperJordan Roper
Jr. Guard
#20 6-0, 165
Columbia, SC

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surpassed the 500-point mark in his career Friday, posting 13 points off the bench to lead the Tiger reserves.
Donte GranthamDonte Grantham
Fr. Forward
#15 6-8, 205
Martinsburg, WV

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posted 12 points in the opener, most by a Tiger freshman in his first game under Brownell.
Rod HallRod Hall
Sr. Guard
#12 6-1, 205
Augusta, GA

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matched his career-high for assists with 10 in the opener. His previous career-high was also against Florida A&M, in 2012-13. Hall plays his 100th game in a Clemson uniform Monday vs. Winthrop.
• One of Brownell’s former assistants at UNC Wilmington and Wright State, Marty McGillan, coaches at Winthrop. McGillan’s son, Riley, is a walk-on for the Tigers this season.

Tags: Rod Hall, Jordan Roper, Landry Nnoko, Donte Grantham
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