WHAT: Clemson vs. Furman
WHERE: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000) - Clemson, S.C.
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 25 (7 p.m.)
Clemson [2-2] is coming off back-to-back home losses to College of Charleston and Coastal Carolina, which were by a combined total of four points. The two-game skid could come to an end Friday night when Furman [3-1] makes the short drive to Littlejohn Coliseum from Greenville.
Led by sixth-year head coach Jeff Jackson, Furman is coming off a 63-51 home win over Loyola Chicago. Their only loss was a 66-46 home defeat by Mercer.
Senior forward Brandon Sebirumbi leads the Paladins with 10.8 points and 7 rebounds per game. Sophomore guard Richard Brown has scored 10.3 points per game.
Shooting has been an issue. Furman's hit 37 percent from the field and 28 percent from behind the 3-point line.
Clemson senior guard Andre Young ranks sixth among all active ACC players with 868 career points. He's the ACC's active leader with 140 steals and is second among active players with 264 assists.
Freshman Rod Hall joined him as a starter in the backcourt against Coastal Carolina. In his first-career start, Hall scored four points and handed out three assists.
Clemson has shot 47 percent from the field and 34 percent from 3-point land.
Friday night's meeting will be the 148th time Clemson and Furman have played on the hardwood. The Tigers hold a 96-51 advantage, which includes a streak of 27 straight wins.
Furman is Clemson's oldest rival in basketball. The two teams played for the first game in Clemson history on Feb. 9, 1912.
G #3 Richard Brown (5-11, 170) - 10.3 PPG, 2.3 APG
G #22 Bobby Austin (6-3, 200) - 9.3 PPG, 3.5 RPG
F #15 Bryant Irwin (6-7, 220) - 9.8 PPG, 5.8 RPG
F #24 Brandon Sebirumbi (6-9, 230) - 10.8 PPG, 7 RPG
F #44 Chris Toler (6-9, 235) - 4.5 PPG, 3.3 RPG
G #4 Rod Hall (6-1, 210) - 4 PPG, 1.5 RPG
G #11 Andre Young (5-9, 170) - 14.3 PPG, 4.8 APG
G #5 Tanner Smith (6-5, 210) - 10.3 PPG, 7.3 RPG
F #24 Milton Jennings (6-9, 225) - 10 PPG, 4.8 RPG
F #31 Devin Booker (6-8, 245) - 11.3 PPG, 6.3 RPG
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