The Tigers are coming off four straight 20-win seasons and three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. Clemson was 21-11 last season, 9-7 in the ACC.
The Tigers return three starters and 12 lettermen from
last year's squad, including second-leading scorer and top assist producer
Demontez Stitt. He averaged 11.4 points per game last season and also
shot 39 percent from three-point range. The team's other returning
starters are guard Tanner Smith and center Jerai Grant. Last season's
third-leading scorer, Andre Young, also returns as the top reserve.
Clemson's season gets underway Friday, Nov. 12 against Western Carolina.
The game will tip off at 8:00 PM from Littlejohn Coliseum.
ACC Preseason Poll
1. Duke (61)
2. Virginia Tech
3. North Carolina (1)
4. N.C. State
5. Florida State
9. Georgia Tech
10. Boston College
12. Wake Forest
All-ACC First Team
Kyle Singler (62)
Malcolm Delaney (61)
Nolan Smith (55)
Tracy Smith (45)
Chris Singleton (29)
Player of the Year
Kyle Singler (38)
Freshman of the Year
Harrison Barnes (46)
ACC preseason poll, teams released
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