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Clemson Basketball

No. 19/17 Tigers Host Ranked Hurricanes

January 12, 2018


No. 19/17 CLEMSON (14-2, 3-1 ACC) vs. MIAMI (13-2, 2-1 ACC)

Date: Saturday, Jan. 13

Tipoff: 3:05 p.m. ET

Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (9,000)

Radio: CTN (Don Munson-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)

TV: ESPNU (Mike Couzens -pbp; Corey Alexander-color)

  • Clemson dropped its first game since the month of November at NC State - snapping a 10-game winning streak.
  • Clemson is 13-11 all-time against Miami, including a 7-2 mark at home against the Hurricanes.
  • This will mark the first time either team will enter a game both ranked in the Top 25 of the AP or USA Today Coaches Poll.
  • Both teams have split the last four meetings.
  • Leading scorer Marcquise Reed is one of just 15 players in the country to average at least 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals.

CU Series W-L record: Clemson is 13-11 all-time against Miami.
Streak: No current streak. Teams have split the last four.


  • Clemson moved up in the AP Top 25 poll this week (No. 19). Clemson is also ranked in the USA Today Coaches Poll at No. 17 - its highest national ranking since Jan. 18, 2010 (17th in AP). Clemson’s RPI checks in at 6th nationally.
  • Since head coach Brad Brownell took over prior to 2010-11, the Tigers have won 10 games against nationally ranked opponents.
  • Coach Brownell (138 victories at Clemson) is tied with Oliver Purnell for the third most wins at Clemson.
  • Gabe DeVoe tallied his second double-double of the season and third of his career at NC State with 12 points and 10 rebounds. 
  • Marcquise Reed is one of just 16 players in the country to average at least 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game.
  • Elijah Thomas is one of just six players in the nation to average at least 11.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per contest.
  • The Tigers’ next five opponents are a combined 54-11 (vs. Miami, at North Carolina, vs. Notre Dame and at Virginia).
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