Clemson Basketball Improved to 2-0 with a 78-45 Win over UTSA on Sunday

Clemson improved to 2-0 on the season with a win over UT San Antonio on Sunday, 78-45, at the Well in Greenville. The Tigers blew out NC Central on Friday night by 34 points.

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The Clemson Tigers (2-0) defeated the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (0-2) 78-45 at home on Sunday. Clemson scored 48 points in the 1st half, the most in the Brad Brownell-era that began in 2010. The Tigers held their 2nd-straight opponent to under 50 points, making them now 33-2 under Brad Brownell when doing so. Nearly identical to the NC Central game Friday night, Clemson held San Antonio to 31.0% (18/58) shooting from the field.

The Tigers shot 50.9% from the field and 48.0% from three, but 52.2% from the line. Donte Grantham, Jordan Roper and Gabe DeVoe combined to shoot 58.8% (10/17) from three.

Grantham posted a career-high 22 points. Roper (13 points), Jaron Blossomgame (12 points) and DeVoe (11 points) also scored in double figures. Roper added a career-high 7 assists. Landry Nnoko posted 5 blocks after posting 6 vs. NC Central. Sidy Djitte tied his career-high in rebounds with 10.

“I thought our guys had great spirit today, even this morning in the shootaround,” head coach Brad Brownell said. “We shot the ball exceptionally well and were very aggressive. I am pleased with how the guys shared the ball on the court today.”

Brownell celebrated his 47th birthday today.
Attendance: 6,262

Up Next: Clemson hosts Texas Southern on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET. The game is being streamed on ESPN3.

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