Clemson Hoops Hosts Winthrop

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 Nnoko who scored a career-high 15 points. “¢ Jordan Roper surpassed the 500-point mark in his career Friday, posting 13 points off the bench to lead the Tiger reserves. “¢ Donte Grantham posted 12 points in the opener, most by a Tiger freshman in his first game under Brownell. “¢ Rod Hall 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.

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