Cavs Come To Littlejohn Saturday

CLEMSON, S.C. (CU SID) — Clemson (15-8, 6-5 ACC) hosts #17 Virginia (20-5, 11-1 ACC) this Saturday at noon. The game will air on ESPN2. The Tigers will play five of their last seven regular season games at Littlejohn Coliseum. GAME SETUP CLEMSON (15-8, 6-5 ACC) vs. No. 17/16 VIRGINIA (20-5, 11-1 ACC) Tipoff: 12 p.m. Tickets: 1-800-CLEMSON Radio: CTSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Tim Bourret-color) TV: ESPN2 (Carter Blackburn-pbp; Sean Farnham-color) “¢ Clemson takes on its second ranked foe in Littlejohn Coliseum this season Saturday as No. 17/16 Virginia comes to town. “¢ The Tigers are in search of their second home win over a top-25 ACC team; the last time Clemson beat two top-25 teams at home in the same season was 2003-04. “¢ Saturday begins a stretch of five home games over the last seven for the Tigers, including three straight to end the regular season. SERIES HISTORY CU Series W-L record: Virginia leads 68-53 Streak: The two teams split last season QUICK HITS “¢ Clemson last defeated a ranked Virginia team in 2011-12, Brad Brownell‘s second season at the helm of the program. “¢ The Tigers have won four straight at home over the Cavaliers; Virginia‘s last win in Littlejohn came in 2006-07 on a tip-in by Jason Cain at the buzzer. “¢ Clemson is coming off a double overtime loss at Notre Dame, its first double overtime game since the 2007-08 season. In that game, K.J. McDaniels had 30 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks. “¢ McDaniels was the first ACC player since Maryland‘s Lonny Baxter in 2000 with at least 30 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in a game. He is only the second player in school history to produce those numbers across those three categories, joining Dale Davis who did it against Western Carolina in 1991. “¢ McDaniels is now second among ACC players in scoring and rebounding in league games, averaging 17.3 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. “¢ Rod Hall, who tripled his career output last time out with his 12th double figure scoring effort this season, has an even 500 points in his Tiger career. GAME PROMOTIONS “¢ All youth tickets (ages 12 and under) are $10, redeemable at any of the Littlejohn Coliseum gates. “¢ Fans who show Saturday’s ticket stub receive half-price admission to the Clemson vs. Eastern Michigan baseball game scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

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