GAMEDAY SETUP No. 20/20 CLEMSON (18-4, 7-3 ACC) vs. WAKE FOREST (9-13, 2-8 ACC) Date: Saturday, Feb. 3 Tipoff: 2 p.m. ET Arena: LJVM Coliseum (14,665) Radio: CTN (Don Munson-pbp; Tim Bourret-color) TV: RSN (Tom Werme-pbp; Dan Bonner-color)
• Clemson trails the all-time series 99-61, however, the Tigers have won four in a row and 9-of-the-last-10 contests. • Last season the Tigers swept the season series from the Demon Deacons, including a 95-83 win in Winston-Salem. • The Tigers lost 87-79 earlier this season in Chapel Hill. • Gabe DeVoe notched back-to-back games with five 3-pointers in wins over Georgia Tech (Jan. 28) and North Carolina (Jan. 30). • He is the first player since 2008 to make at least five threes in back-to-back games - tying Terrence Oglesby.
SERIES HISTORY CU Series W-L record: Clemson is 61-99 all-time against Wake Forest. Streak: The Tigers have won four in a row and 9-of-the-last-10.
TIGER TRACKS • Clemson is ranked for the fifth consecutive week in the AP Top 25 poll (No. 20). Clemson is also ranked in the USA Today Coaches Poll at No. 20 • Clemson’s RPI checks in at fifth nationally. • With a win over North Carolina on Jan. 30, the Tigers have now begun ACC play 7-3. • Clemson tied the school record for most threes made by the home team in Littlejohn Coliseum with that performance against UNC • It is the seventh time in Clemson history (in 64 ACC seasons) that a Tiger team has started league play with at least a 7-3 record through 10 games. • Clemson guard Marcquise Reed led Clemson in scoring, rebounding and assists in the win over North Carolina. We refer to that accomplishment as a “Triple Leadership”, a rare occurrence. It marked the first time in almost exactly 10 years that a Clemson player had a “Triple Leadership” at home. • In the latest KenPom rankings, the Tigers are ranked Nos. 16, 16 and 33 in overall, adjusted defensive efficiency (94.0) and adjusted offensive efficiency (114.7).