Miami vs. Clemson: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Miami vs. Clemson: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(3) Miami 45
(21-3, 10-1 away)
Clemson 43
(13-12, 10-5 home)
Venue: Littlejohn Coliseum
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Miami 18 27 45
Clemson 16 27 43
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Miami K Kadji 12 D Scott 11 S Larkin 3
Clemson J Roper 19 D Booker 10 M Jennings 4

In a low-scoring game, Clemson suffered a heartbreaking loss against No. 3 Miami (FL) 45-43 in conference play. With the loss, the Tigers stay winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-5 for the season. The Tigers were paced by Jordan Roper, who put up a season-high 19 points on 72.7 percent shooting in 31 minutes. Devin Booker played his way to a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Julian Gamble got eight points and eight rebounds for the Hurricanes. Clemson (13-12, 5-8 ACC) travels to Maryland (18-7, 6-6 ACC) on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Clemson Game Notes

  • The last time Clemson started the season 13-12 was 2011.
  • Clemson beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • The Tigers have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Clemson is 24-34 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, Clemson played 29 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 6-23.
  • Clemson has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 43 or fewer total points.
  • The Tigers have lost 86 percent of the time this season (1-6) after having a three-point percentage of 23.5 percent or worse.
  • Clemson has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after committing six or more turnovers.
  • Clemson set a season low for free throws made (five).
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Clemson has a 10.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jordan Roper accounted for 44.1 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Devin Booker and K.J. McDaniels) accounted for 51.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jordan Roper has led the team in scoring in three out of 25 games this season.
  • Devin Booker has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 25 games this season.
  • Devin Booker recorded the 16th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Devin Booker has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Devin Booker recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and 12th of his career.
  • K.J. McDaniels had a career high with nine rebounds.

Miami (FL) Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Kenny Kadji and Julian Gamble) accounted for 44.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Durand Scott and Julian Gamble) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Kenny Kadji has led the team in scoring six times in 24 games this season.
  • Durand Scott has led the team in rebounding three times in 24 games this season.
  • Durand Scott recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
MIA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJulian Gamble29880031
B-Shane Larkin40753203
B-Kenny Kadji291240001
C+Durand Scott273112002
C+Erik Swoope9230000
CRion Brown20520101
CReggie Johnson17231102
CT. McKinney-Jones27631003
CLEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJordan Roper311910400
ADevin Booker3611100110
BMilton Jennings36564121
B-K.J. McDaniels33391212
CRod Hall33252102
C-Adonis Filer10301001
DD. Harrison14010000
-Landry Nnoko4020000
-Josh Smith3010000

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