Clemson got 10 points from Adonis Filer. Milton Jennings had six points and eight rebounds.
University of South Carolina guard Tiffany Mitchell (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day) earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors, the league announced today, after scoring in double figures in all three games last week to finish with 13.0 points per game over the stretch. It is the first such recognition of her career.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says his #11 Tigers are looking forward to the challenge when #12 USC comes to Death Valley this Saturday at 7 p.m. Click to watch Swinney's comments on the Palmetto State Showdown after Clemson's 62-48 win over NC State.
With a pair of Gamecocks in double figures, South Carolina stormed past Clemson 64-43 in women's basketball action at Colonial Life Arena on Sunday. The Gamecocks improve to 4-0 on the season for the first time in the Dawn Staley era behind early scoring runs in each half. The South Carolina defense did not allow a Clemson field goal for the first 11 minutes of the game and never looked back in holding the Lady Tigers to 23.9 percent shooting.
For his record-setting performance against NC State, Sunday, Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd was named the Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week.
Milton Jennings produced a team-high 15 points to lead Clemson to a 77-44 victory over Presbyterian College at Littlejohn Coliseum in the season opener for both teams on Monday. The Tigers, who won their 28th consecutive season opener, played all 12 active players on their roster and received scoring contributions from 10 of them.
The Gamecocks look to snap a 3-game losing streak against Arkansas Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
Milton Jennings and Landry Nnoko scored 14 points apiece to lead the Clemson men's basketball team to a 72-42 victory over Lander in an exhibition Monday. The two post players were among four in double figures for Brad Brownell's team, which opens the regular season a week from Monday against Presbyterian College.
Clemson coordinator Chad Morris sees his team's offensive confidence growing with every milestone it reaches this season. The 10th-ranked Tigers had their biggest offensive explosion since their national championship season 1981, piling up 720 yards in a 56-20 victory over Duke last Saturday. It was the team's sixth game with 500 yards or more this season, a program record.
Clemson senior forward Devin Booker has been suspended for the team's preseason exhibition game for violating team rules. The school announced the suspension Monday. Tigers coach Brad Brownell also suspended freshman Josh Smith for the contest with Lander.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd and offensive lineman Brandon Thomas headline a list of nine players named as the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week, announced by the conference on Monday. Boyd tied the ACC record for touchdown responsibility with six, all in the first half, and Thomas helped the offense accumulate 718 yards for the 10th best offensive performance in conference history in the Tigers' 56-20 win over Duke.