Photo Courtesy of Carl Ackerman, Clemson Athletic Communications
Tigers Welcome ULL to LJC
By: ClemsonTigers.com  
Release:  12/21/2017

GAMEDAY SETUP
CLEMSON (10-1) vs. LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE (10-2)
Date: Friday, December 22
Tipoff: 3:01 p.m. ET
Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (9,000)
Radio: CTN (Don Munson-pbp; Tim Bourret-color)
TV: ACCN Extra (Pete Yanity -pbp; Jim Davis-color)

• Clemson will face Louisiana-Lafayette of the first time in program history.
• Clemson is 28-3 all-time against members of the Sun Belt Conference.
Donte Grantham is a mere nine points shy of reaching 1,000 for his career - becoming the 39th player in Clemson history to achieve that feat.
• Tigers improved to a nice 69-29 record in Nov./Dec. under Brownell.
• With his 25-point performance against South Carolina, Marcquise Reed has now scored exactly 500 points in a Clemson uniform.

SERIES HISTORY
CU Series W-L record: First Meeting
Streak: First Meeting

TIGER TRACKS
• The Tigers received 35 votes in this week’s AP Top 25 poll (ranked 28th). They received 10 votes in USA Today coaches poll. Clemson’s RPI checks in at 24th nationally.
Marcquise Reed earned named ACC Player of the Week honors (12/18/17).
• Reed has now scored exactly 500 points in his Clemson career.
• He is one of just 15 players in the country to average at least 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals per contest.
• Coach Brownell (134 victories at Clemson) is four wins shy of tying and five shy of passing Oliver Purnell for the third most wins at Clemson.
Elijah Thomas is one of only seven players in the country currently averaging at least 11.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game.
• Grantham (991) is just nine points shy of becoming the 39th 1,000-point scorer in Clemson history.



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