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Men's Basketball
Clemson vs. Delaware State Postgame Notes
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  11/13/2013

TEAM NOTES

  • With Wednesday's win, Clemson improved to 4-0 all-time in the series against Delaware State.
  • The win also pushed Clemson's overall record to 29-1 over teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
  • Clemson held Delaware State to 37 total points, matching the fewest allowed by a Brad Brownell coached team (98 games). The previous occurrence came at Georgia Tech in 2011-12 when the Tigers won by a score of 56-37.
  • The 37 points were the fewest allowed by Clemson at home since the Tigers held North Florida to 36 on Dec. 16, 2008.
  • Delaware State's 14 second half points were the fewest allowed by a Brownell coached team in 98 games. The previous low was 15, on three occasions (including the opener vs. Stetson).
  • Clemson is now 20-2 all-time under Brownell when allowing 50 points or less.
  • Clemson put together a run of at least 12 consecutive points in the opening half for a second straight game. The Tigers held the Hornets scoreless for a period of 6:11 during the 12-0 stretch.
  • The Tigers committed just seven turnovers Wednesday, their fewest since Feb. 17, 2013 (six versus Miami).
  • Delaware State made just one three-point goal. It is the fewest makes by an opponent in 98 games under Brownell. The previous low was two on nine occasions.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Damarcus Harrison reached double figures for the second straight game, only the second time in 33 games at Clemson he has done that.
  • Harrison posted career highs in both free throws made (5) and attempted (6).
  • Jaron Blossomgame, who red-shirted last season due to a broken leg, recorded his first collegiate dunk with under 16 minutes in the opening half.
  • Blossomgame scored eight points for a second straight game and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds in 27 minutes of play.
  • With his first blocked shot of the opening half, K.J. McDaniels extended his streak to 19 consecutive games with at least one swat.
  • McDaniels finished the night with five blocks, the fifth time in 60 career games he has recorded at least five blocks in a game.
  • Rod Hall posted four assists with no turnovers and has still yet to commit one this season through 54 minutes.
  • Sidy Djitte, a freshman from Senegal, scored his first points as a Tiger with a layup in the final seconds.


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