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Men's Basketball
Clemson vs. SMU Postgame Notes
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  04/01/2014

TEAM

  • Clemson finished the 2013-14 season with a 65-59 loss to SMU. The Tigers improved their win total by 10 over the previous season, tied for the biggest win improvement from one season to the next in school history.
  • The Tigers lost for only the third time this season when leading at halftime. SMU overcame a 13-point deficit, the largest overcome by a Tiger opponent to gain victory this season.
  • Clemson's 23 wins tied for fifth-most in school history for a single season.
  • Clemson finished the season with a .744 free throw percentage, and will lead the ACC in the team statistic for the first time in 61 seasons.
  • The Tigers' .744 free throw mark established a school record, besting the .734 figure compiled by the 1981-82 team.
  • The Tigers finished the season with 221 blocked shots, second-most in school history behind the 235 compiled by the 1989-90 team.
  • Clemson yielded 58.4 points per game to its opponents this season, a school record in the ACC era (1953-present).
  • Clemson held opponents to a .285 figure from three-point range, the best figure for a single season in school history. The previous best was .294 in 2009-10.

INDIVIDUAL

  • K.J. McDaniels posted double figures for the 33rd time in 36 games this season. He finished with 11 on Tuesday.
  • McDaniels finished the season with 614 points, sixth-most in Clemson history.
  • McDaniels blocked three shots Tuesday, extending his streak of consecutive games with at least one to 18.
  • McDaniels finished the season with 100 blocks, only the third different Tiger to reach the century mark for a season. Tree Rollins and Sharone Wright, both centers, were the others.
  • With three blocked shots, McDaniels passed Sharrod Ford for seventh on Clemson's career list with 178.
  • McDaniels tallied two dunks and finished the season with 58, third-most in school history for a single season.
  • McDaniels played 1,212 minutes this season, second-most in a season in Clemson history. Only Terrell McIntyre played more minutes with 1,250 as a senior in 1998-99.
  • McDaniels made 154 free throws in 2013-14, fifth-most in a single season in Clemson history.
  • Rod Hall scored a team-high 18 points Tuesday, his second-best point total of the 2013-14 season.
  • Hall hit 3-of-4 from three-point distance. It was a career-high in terms of makes from beyond the arc for the Tiger junior.
  • Hall made all seven of his free throw attempts, and finished the season with a .757 figure at the stripe. He entered his junior season with a career .596 figure.
  • Hall played 1,194 minutes - fourth-most in a single season in Clemson history.
  • Hall's 143 assists were the most by a Tiger since Cliff Hammonds posted 147 in 2006-07.
  • Landry Nnoko blocked multiple shots for the eighth consecutive game. He finished with two on the night and 69 for the season.
  • Nnoko scored 10 points Tuesday and reached double figures 10 times as a sophomore.
  • Damarcus Harrison registered double figures for the eighth time in the final 12 games of the season, finishing with 10 points Tuesday.
  • Harrison made a pair of three-pointers and led Clemson for the season with a .350 figure, given a minimum of 50 attempts.
  • Austin Ajukwa made a three-pointer in eight minutes Tuesday. He finished the season with at least one three in five of Clemson's last seven games.


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