Virginia Tech vs. Clemson: Recap and Stats

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Virginia Tech vs. Clemson: Recap and Stats
Virginia Tech 59
(11-8, 2-4 away)
Clemson 58
(11-8, 9-3 home)
Venue: Littlejohn Coliseum
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, January 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia Tech 33 37 59
Clemson 33 44 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia Tech E Green 25 C Raines 6 E Green 4
Clemson D Booker 12 D Booker 7 R Hall 3

On Sunday, January 27th, Clemson scored 30 points from three-point territory and knocked off Virginia Tech 77-70 in ACC action. Milton Jennings earned a double-double in the win with a career-high 28 points and 14 rebounds. K.J. McDaniels was on fire from three-point range, going 5 for 7 on the way to 17 points. For the Hokies, Erick Green got a team-high 25 points and five assists. Clemson (11-8, 3-4 ACC) gets Georgia Tech (11-7, 1-5 ACC) on their home court on Tuesday, January 29th.

Clemson Game Notes

  • The last time Clemson started the season 11-8 was 2001.
  • Clemson beat the spread by 6.5 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • Clemson has won 100% of the time this season (10-0) when its field goal percentage has been 44.9% or better.
  • Clemson has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.0% field goal percentage.
  • Clemson has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 9 or fewer assists.
  • This season Clemson has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Milton Jennings has 6 field goals made or more and 88% of the time (7-1) when Rod Hall has 5 assists or more.
  • Clemson set a season low for steals.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--Clemson has a 15.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Milton Jennings recorded a team season high in points with 28, free throws made with 16, and free throws attempted with 18.
  • Milton Jennings accounted for 48.2% of the team's points.
  • Milton Jennings accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Milton Jennings has led the team in scoring 6 times and in rebounding 7 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Milton Jennings's career.
  • Milton Jennings recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 7th of his career.
  • Milton Jennings had career highs with 28 points, 16 free throws made, 14 rebounds, 11 defensive rebounds, and 4 blocks.
  • Devin Booker recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • K.J. McDaniels had career highs with 17 points and 5 three-pointers.

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • Virginia Tech lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Hokies have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Virginia Tech has lost 37 close games.
  • Erick Green accounted for 42.3% of the team's points.
  • Erick Green has led the team in scoring 17 times in 19 games this season.
  • C.J. Barksdale has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 25th 20-point game of Erick Green's career.
  • Erick Green has 6 straight 20+ point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for C.J. Barksdale.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Cadarian Raines.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Joey van Zegeren.
VT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Erick Green382545111
B+Jarell Eddie361920101
C+Christian Beyer16440000
C+Robert Brown26942001
C+C.J. Barksdale25560000
CMarshall Wood15032100
CMarquis Rankin17710001
C-Cadarian Raines16140001
-J. van Zegeren9010010
CLEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Milton Jennings4028141044
AK.J. McDaniels271751220
AD. Harrison341912001
ADevin Booker383102030
B-Rod Hall31545003
CJordan Roper17520001
D-Adonis Filer11000000

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