Clemson University

Men's pregame: Clemson vs. Virginia

WHEN: 4 p.m.

WHERE: Littlejohn Coliseum

TV: Fox Sports Net (Cable Ch. 31)

RADIO: ESPN 93.1 FM

RECORDS: Clemson 18-7, 6-5 ACC. Virginia 14-10, 5-6.

COACHES: Oliver Purnell (135-84 in seventh season at Clemson; 391-275 in 22nd season overall). Tony Bennett (14-10 in first season at Virginia; 83-43 in fourth season overall).

What to watch for

Trevor Booker needs four rebounds to join Tree Rollins and Dale Davis as the third player in Clemson history to collect 1,000 rebounds. Booker will also become the fifth active player with 1,000 rebounds and 1,500 points. The others are Luke Harangoody of Notre Dame, Damion James of Texas, Jonathan Rodriquez of Campbell and Omar Samhan of St. Mary's.

Starting lineups

TIGERS

POS. HT. NAME PPG

G 6-2 Demontez Stitt 10.8

G 6-5 Tanner Smith 9.5

C 6-8 Jerai Grant 7.0

F 6-6 David Potter 7.0

F 6-7 Trevor Booker 15.5

CAVALIERS

POS. HT. NAME PPG

G 6-2 Calvin Baker 3.5

G 6-4 Jeff Jones 7.0

C 6-9 Jerome Meyinsse 4.8

F 6-6 Sylvan Landesberg 17.2

F 6-8 Mike Scott 13.4

Bottom Line

The Tigers must continue its hot shooting touch from their past two games. Clemson has made 17 of 41 3-point shots (.415) and 54 of 69 from the foul line (.783). Having Stitt back and healthy is also a big boost for the Tigers. Stitt had 15 points against Miami, his high point total since he scored 21 against North Carolina on Jan. 13.

- Staff reports

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