Sat. Jan 28th, 2023

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson bought 17 factors and 7 rebounds from PJ Corridor, whereas Brevin Galloway added 14 factors in a 72-51 victory over Georgia Tech Tuesday at Littlejohn Coliseum. Hunter Tyson added 12 factors and had eight rebounds.

True freshman Chauncey Wiggins additionally scored 12 factors for No. 24 Clemson on 5-of-7 taking pictures, together with 2-for-3 from three-point vary. 

The win was the Tigers’ ninth in ACC play to just one loss, the most effective begin for this system in convention play all time.

The victory additionally marked Clemson’s fifteenth straight at Littlejohn, the longest streak for this system because it had a had a 15-game dwelling win streak between March 1, 2017-Feburay 18, 2018. The longest dwelling successful streak in Clemson historical past is a 29-game streak from January 7, 1989-December 15, 1991.

Clemson completed the evening taking pictures 53 p.c from the sector, together with 9-of-20 taking pictures from three-point vary.

Defensively, the Tigers held Georgia Tech to 34 p.c taking pictures total. The Yellow Jackets had been simply 4-of-23 from three-point vary.

Galloway scored 12 first-half factors in staking the Tigers to a 37-28 halftime lead. Clemson shot 50 p.c from the sector within the opening 20 minutes, together with 5-of-10 from behind the arc.

The Tigers (17-4, 9-1 ACC) led by as many as 13 factors, 23-10, within the first half. That got here on a Wiggins’ jumper with 10:23 to play within the half.

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Clemson Stays in AP High 25

Regardless of the primary lack of the ACC season final week, voters determined to increase the Clemson Tigers’ go to within the rankings for the second consecutive week.

Tyson opened the sport with a three-pointer after which Galloway adopted with back-to-back threes of his personal. Clemson led 12-0 earlier than Tech scored its first factors on the 16:44 mark of the half.

The Yellow Jackets (8-12, 1-9 ACC) reduce the result in three factors, 25-22, with 6:08 to play within the first half, however it will get no nearer.

Clemson led by as 21 factors within the second half, 72-51, as they accomplished the season sweep of the Jackets.

Stat of the sport: The win gave the 2022-’23 Tigers sole possession of the most effective 10-game begin to convention play in program historical past. The earlier document was an 8-2 begin in league play by the 1951-’52 Tigers that performed within the Southern Convention and the 1986-’87 Tigers led by ACC Participant of the Yr Horace Grant.

Harm replace: Level Guard Chase Hunter missed his third straight recreation as a result of an ankle damage he suffered within the win over Duke on Jan. 14. Dillion Hunter, Chase’s youthful brother, began in his place. Guard Alex Hemenway missed his ninth straight recreation as a result of a foot damage.

Participant of the Sport: Brevin Galloway set the tone with back-to-back three-pointers, together with one which was a four-point lead. That gave Clemson a 10-0 lead on the time. Galloway completed his evening with 14 factors on 5-of-10 taking pictures from behind the arc.

Key Second: The Tigers opened the sport with a 12-0 run on back-to-back-to-back three-pointers from Hunter Tyson and Brevin Galloway.

Up subsequent: Clemson will play at Florida State Saturday at 5 p.m. The sport will probably be televised on ACCN.

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