THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
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Tuesday, Dec. 3
7 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. South Carolina State (ESPN3)
All First Responders (Police, Fire or EMS personnel) receive free admission with an identifying ID. Family members may purchase a ticket at a reduced rate of $10.
Thursday, Dec. 5
7 p.m. - Women's Basketball at UNC-Greensboro
Saturday, Dec. 7
2 p.m. - Men's Basketball at Arkansas (CSS/ESPN3)
Men's Basketball (@ClemsonMBB)
The Tigers moved to 6-1 on the season with a 69-40 victory on Friday over Coastal Carolina. Clemson scored the game's first 13 points and held the Chanticleers scoreless until the 10:35 mark on the game clock. K.J. McDaniels tied a career-high with 22 points, while sophomore Devin Coleman added 14 off the bench. The Tigers take on SC State at home on Tuesday at 7 p.m. before traveling to Arkansas for a road game on Saturday.
Women's Basketball (@ClemsonWBB)
Audra Smith's team is riding a three-game winning streak after defeating Radford 41-39, and North Florida 48-44. It was the first time Clemson has held opponents to 44 points or fewer in consecutive games since 1999. Junior Charmaine Tay had 23 points on 10-16 shooting on the week, and led the Tigers with 12 rebounds. The Tigers play at UNCG this week before taking a break for finals.
Record: 10-2, 7-1 ACC
Clemson dropped a 31-17 decision at South Carolina in the regular season finale and finished the regular season with a 10-2 record, the second straight year Clemson has reached 10 wins in the regular season. Clemson will await its bowl assignment, which should be determined on Sunday night.
Last week Sammy Watkins was named one of three finalists for the Fred Biletnikoff Award, which goes to the top receiver in college football. Watkins has 85 receptions through the regular season and needs just four in the bowl games to set the single season record. Also, Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris was named the National Assistant Coach of the Year by the AFCA.
Men's Soccer (@ClemsonMensSoc)
Final Record: 11-7-3, 5-4-2 ACC
Thomas McNamara was named to the Capital One Academic All-America First-Team selected by CoSida (College Sports Information Directors of America).
A graduate student with a 3.40 GPA in applied economics, McNamara graduated with a degree in economics from Brown. The native of West Nyack, N.Y. led Clemson in scoring with seven goals and eight assists in 2013. He also became the first Tiger soccer player in seven years to be named first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference.
In 2013, McNamara was named ACC Player-of-the-Week twice and National Player-of-the-Week once. He was also named to the ACC All-Tournament team.
Record: 15-16, 9-11 ACC
The volleyball closed the 2013 season with losses at No. 16 FSU and Miami on the road this past week. Seniors Mo Simmons and Hannah Brenner closed their careers among elites lists in Clemson history. Simmons finished as one of just seven players in school history with at least 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs, while Brenner finished fourth in Clemson history in assists and assists per set.