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Men's Basketball
Clemson vs. Furman Postgame Notes
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  12/14/2013

TEAM

  • Clemson defeated Furman by a score of 71-35 on Saturday to improve to 8-2 on the season. It was the Tigers' 30th straight win in the series.
  • Clemson held Furman to 35 points, the lowest total for an opponent since Wofford posted 28 against Rick Barnes' team on Feb. 6, 1996.
  • Clemson limited Furman to its lowest point total since scoring 32 in a loss at South Carolina on Dec. 10, 1963.
  • Clemson's 36-point win was its largest over Furman since the 2007-08 season when the Tigers won 91-46 at Littlejohn Coliseum.
  • Clemson improved to 23-2 all-time under Head Coach Brad Brownell when allowing 50 points or less. The Tigers have achieved the feat four times in six home games.
  • The Tigers are 6-0 at home after the win, the first time that has been achieved since the 2008-09 team won its first nine in Littlejohn Coliseum.
  • Clemson produced a season-high 16 assists Saturday. It was the program's highest assist total since Dec. 23, 2012 when the Tigers had 22 versus SC State.
  • The Tigers had nine blocked shots in Saturday's game, the fifth time in 10 games the Tigers have had at least eight.
  • Clemson had nine steals Saturday, matching its season-high from the opener vs. Stetson.

INDIVIDUAL

  • Jordan Roper reached double figures for the first time since the Tigers' game at Temple on Nov. 21. He finished with a season-high 16 points.
  • Roper made 3-of-7 from three-point range. It was the most three-pointers for the sophomore since he went 3-for-3 in last season's ACC Tournament loss to Florida State.
  • Devin Coleman produced double figures for the fourth time this season, as he posted 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting.
  • Sidy Djitte set a season-high with eight points and did not miss a shot. He also tied his season-high with 10 rebounds and set another with seven offensive boards.
  • K.J. McDaniels blocked four shots Saturday, giving him 30 for the season (3.0 per game). The ACC leader has blocked at least four shots in four games this season.
  • Landry Nnoko grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds, the third double figure effort on the glass for the sophomore.
  • Ibrahim Djambo earned his first start as a Tiger on Saturday in place of Jaron Blossomgame, who tweaked an ankle at Arkansas. Blossomgame played 14 minutes Saturday.
  • Rod Hall has led or tied for the team lead in assists in nine out of 10 games. He did not commit a turnover Saturday and now has 40 assists with just 11 turnovers this season.
  • Austin Ajukwa had a season-high three steals in 14 minutes Saturday.


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