Clemson University

Men's pregame: Clemson vs. Florida State

WHEN: 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla.

TV: Fox Sports Net

RADIO: ESPN 93.1-FM

RECORDS: Clemson (19-8 overall, 7-6 ACC); Florida State (20-7, 8-5).

COACHES: Oliver Purnell (136-85 in seven seasons at Clemson, 392-276 in 22 seasons); Leonard Hamilton (151-103 in eight seasons at Florida State, 351-313 in 23 seasons).

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Clemson has three regular season games left and all are against teams in the top 40 of the RPI: Florida State, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest. A Clemson victory today would give the Tigers 20 wins for the fourth consecutive year, a first in school history. It would also give the senior class a record 92 victories overall, 34 in the ACC.

STARTING LINEUPS

TIGERS

G 6-2 Demontez Stitt 10.8

G 6-5 Tanner Smith 9.1

C 6-8 Jerai Grant 7.1

F/G 6-6 David Potter 7.1

F 6-7 Trevor Booker 15.3

SEMINOLES

G 6-4 Derwin Kitchen 8.8

G 6-5 Michael Snaer 8.9

C 7-1 Alabi Solomon 12.0

F/G 6-8 Ryan Reed 6.9

F 6-8 Chris Singleton 11.0

BOTTOM LINE

Coach Oliver Purnell has beaten Florida State eight times as Clemson coach, more than any other ACC team. With NCAA hopes on the line, now would be a nice time to add to that total.

- From Staff Reports

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