Clemson is looking to build off of last year’s Sweet 16 run in 2018-19 as the Tigers are set to return four starters from last year’s squad.
Clemson released its nonconference schedule for the upcoming season on Thursday, offering a look at the path Clemson will face prior to beginning ACC play.
The Tigers will open the season Nov. 6 when they host The Citadel.
Clemson will also face at least three Power 5 opponents, hosting Nebraska Nov. 26 in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge, playing Mississippi State in a neutral court game in the Never Forget Tribute Classic in Newark, N.J. on Dec. 8 and playing at South Carolina in a rivalry matchup on Dec. 22.
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The Tigers will also take part in the Cayman Islands Classic, which begins Nov. 19.
Clemson will face Akron in the opener on Nov. 19. and will play a total of three games at the event. Georgia, Illinois State, St. Bonaventure, Georgia State, Boise State and Creighton are also participating in the event.
Here is the full nonconference schedule:
Nov. 6 – The Citadel (H)
Nov. 9 – North Carolina Central (H)
Nov. 14 – Sam Houston State (H)
Nov. 19-21 – Cayman Islands Classic
Nov. 26 – Nebraska (H) – ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Dec. 4 – St. Peters (H)
Dec. 8 – Mississippi State (N) – Never Forget Tribute Classic – Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)
Dec. 15 – Radford (H)
Dec. 18 – Charleston Southern (H)
Dec. 22 – South Carolina (A)
Dec. 30 – Lipscomb (H)