Clemson Rumors & News

  • Former Clemson point guard Rod Hall headed to Northern Iowa – to play football

    College Basketball Talk "When the Clemson Tigers’ basketball season ended at the ACC tournament in March, so ended the college career of point guard Rod Hall. In four seasons at the school the 6-foot-1 Hall averaged 7.2 points and 3.0 assists per game, and being a good athlete has opened up other avenues for him. In April..." July 17

  • Robert Morris guard Marcquise Reed spurns UMass basketball, chooses Clemson for transfer

    Mass Live "Marcquise Reed will not be taking his talents to the University of Massachusetts basketball team. That's what Reed, a transfer from Robert Morris for whom UMass had been included amongst his final landing spots this offseason, announced via Twitter Monday night. Instead, Reed will transfer..." May 12

  • Clemson point guard Rod Hall to audition for NFL teams

    Greenville Online "Since his final season with the Clemson University men's basketball team ended last month, Rod Hall has fielded countless calls from unknown numbers. Agents have been courting Hall for a chance to help him extend his career as a point guard. Three more unknown numbers flashed on Hall's phone..." April 22

  • Former 4-star guard Shelton Mitchell commits to Tigers

    Independent Mail "Vanderbilt transfer Shelton Mitchell pledged to the Tigers after a visit over the weekend. The former four-star guard will be eligible to play starting in 2016-17 after sitting out the upcoming season. Mitchell (6-3 186) is no stranger to the ACC, the Waxhaw N.C. product originally signing with..." April 19

  • Patrick Rooks Announces He Will Transfer From Clemson

    Shakin The Southland "Clemson redshirt-freshman guard Patrick Rooks announced that he will transfer from the school. Per his Instagram account, Clemson redshirt-freshman guard Patrick Rooks has announced that he is transferring. This is not particularly surprising, as Rooks' minutes were very limited in his first..." March 24

  • ACC cuts ties with ref Karl Hess

    ESPN "Veteran official Karl Hess has worked his final ACC basketball game. Hess, who has worked ACC games for more than 25 years, told ESPN that his comment made to Atlanta hotel magnate Mit Shah during Sunday's Louisville-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was made in jest. Shah,..." January 10

  • Clemson lands junior college 7-footer in 2015 class

    College Basketball Talk "Clemson added an impact junior college big man on Tuesday as Chipola Junior College big man Legend Robertin pledged to the Tigers. Robertin’s commitment was first reported by Brad Winton of A native of England, the 7-foot Robertin has only been playing basketball for..." October 21

  • Clemson basketball gets commitment from point guard Ty Hudson

    The Post and Courier "Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell was as hot Saturday night as Tiger quarterback Deshaun Watson. Does one commitment equal six touchdowns? To Brownell, it probably does since his commitment was from coveted 6-1 point guard Ty Hudson of Mableton, Ga. Hudson committed to the Tigers while..." September 29

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Clemson's Ibrahim Djambo to transfer to Hofstra

    SI "Former Three Rivers (Mo.) Community College standout Ibrahim Djambo is leaving the Clemson Tigers after just one season in pursuit of more playing time in the Colonial Athletic Association. The 6-10 Malian native will land at Hofstra and play for head coach Joe Mihalich's Pride,..." July 22

  • Clemson basketball loses forward Djambo, third transfer in six months

    The Post and Courier "Reserve power forward Ibrahim Djambo is transferring, the third to do so from the Clemson men's basketball program in the last six months. A 6-10, 215-pounder originally from Bamako, Mali, Djambo played one season at Clemson and had one year of eligibility remaining after a two-year stint at..." June 24

  • Clemson, Brownell sign new six-year deal

    The Post and Courier "The vow for basketball relevance Dan Radakovich has spoken of bringing to Clemson became a lot more real Friday, when the Tigers' athletic director finished off a lavish new commitment for head coach Brad Brownell. Radakovich ripped up Brownell's old deal and rewarded him with a brand-new..." May 23

  • Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will leave school and enter NBA Draft

    CBS Sports "Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, a source told on Tuesday. A formal announcment could come within the next 24 hours. McDaniels has gone from a borderline top-150 player in the Class of 2011 to a legitimate NBA..." April 22

  • What went wrong with ACC hoops this season

    Fox Sports South "The numbers aren't pretty for the ACC, any way you slice it. A hoops-dominated conference that recently expanded in the hopes of becoming the nation's preeminent basketball league missed on that mark in Year 1. And it's been trending downward for quite some time. This marks the fourth..." April 02

  • Southern Methodist 65, Clemson 59

    ProSportsDaily "Markus Kennedy recorded 21 points, nine rebounds and three steals as the Mustangs downed the Tigers in New York to advance to the NIT final. Nic Moore added 13 points, five rebounds and four assists while Nick Russell scored 10 for Southern Methodist (27-9), which will face Minnesota in..." April 02

  • NIT semifinal win 'most special moment' yet for Larry Brown, SMU hoops

    Dallas Morning News "Back home in the Big Apple, coaching in Madison Square Garden, SMU coach Larry Brown looked very much in his element Tuesday night. He barked at his players, shouted at officials and changed emotions with each point swing as the Mustangs beat Clemson, 65-59, in the semifinals of the National..." April 02

  • NIT semifinals betting cheat sheet "Clemson Tigers vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs (-3, 119) Clemson's K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points and DeMarcus Harrison poured in 14 of his 16 in the second half to spark the comeback victory over Belmont. McDaniels continues to deliver for the Tigers, leading them in scoring (17.2),..." April 01

  • Clemson 73, Belmont 68

    ProSportsDaily "Damarcus Harrison and K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points apiece as the host Tigers outlasted the Bruins to advance to the NIT Final Four. Jordan Roper added 12 points as third-seeded Clemson (23-12) moves on to the NIT semifinals for the first time since 2007. Landry Nnoko contributed nine..." March 26

  • Clemson 50, Illinois 49

    ProSportsDaily "Rod Hall's driving layup with nine seconds to go rallied the host Tigers past the Illini in the second round of the NIT. K.J. McDaniels had 12 points, five rebounds and four blocked shots, Landry Nnoko finished with 11 points and a game-high eight rebounds and Jordan Roper added 10 points for..." March 23

  • Clemson 78, Georgia St 66

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels tied career highs with 30 points and 14 rebounds and also blocked five shots to lead the host Tigers to a first-round win in the NIT. Damarcus Harrison finished with 17 points and six rebounds while Jordan Roper added 11 points for Clemson (21-12). The Tigers will host the winner..." March 19

  • Duke squeaks by Clemson

    Fox Sports Carolinas "Duke (25-7) hung on to edge Clemson (20-12) in the final ACC Tournament quarterfinal. Three of the four games on Friday came down to the end, and two of the four saw one team lose a large lead but still hang on for the win. Duke was the victim in the final game of the night, losing a 13-point..." March 15

  • Clemson 69, Georgia Tech 65

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels scored 18 points and the Tigers rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half, winning in overtime in the second round of the ACC tournament in Atlanta. Sixth-seeded Clemson (20-11) got 12 points from Damarcus Harrison and 10 points from Rod Hall to advance to Friday’s..." March 14

  • Report: ACC finalizing deal to move tournament to Brooklyn

    CBS Sports "During conference realignment, there has always been the thought that the ACC would eventually move its conference tournament to Madison Square Garden. Even after the Big East and MSG extended their deal to 2026, the discussion was still there. According to a report late Thursday night by Pete..." March 14

  • Brad Brownell, Tigers put Saturday's pain behind them, move on to whatever's next

    Boston Herald "Brad Brownell and his Tigers spent Saturday night wallowing in their misery, second-guessing, endlessly replaying the bitter closing seconds of their loss to Pittsburgh. On Sunday, they celebrated. And so, with a simple, intentionally positive act, Brownell believes the Tigers have turned the..." March 11

  • Pittsburgh 83, Clemson 78

    ProSportsDaily "Josh Newkirk’s steal and jumper forced overtime and Lamar Patterson tied his career high of 30 points as the visiting Panthers stunned the Tigers. Patterson went 5-of-9 from 3-point range, including one in the final seconds of regulation, and Cameron Wright scored eight of his 16 points in..." March 09

  • Clemson 58, Miami-Florida 54

    ProSportsDaily "Rod Hall notched 14 points and six assists as the Tigers outlasted the visiting Hurricanes in an ACC game. K.J. McDaniels put up 12 points and nine rebounds and Damarcus Harrison scored 12 points for the Tigers (19-10, 10-7), who picked up their 10th conference win for the first time since..." March 05

  • Clemson 77, Maryland 73

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels had 26 points and 14 rebounds while Rod Hall scored 16 points, including two key free throws in the final 17 seconds of double overtime to lift the host Tigers in ACC play. Landry Nnoko scored 11 points and grabbed nine boards for Clemson (18-10, 9-7), which earned its ninth ACC..." March 02

  • Wake Forest 62, Clemson 57

    ProSportsDaily "Devin Thomas and Tyler Cavanaugh scored 12 points apiece as the Demon Deacons held off the visiting Tigers in ACC play. Arnaud-William Adala Moto added 11 points, four rebounds and four assists for Wake Forest (15-13, 5-10), which snapped a seven-game losing streak. Codi Miller-McIntyre..." February 26

  • Clemson 63, Georgia Tech 55

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points and Damarcus Harrison hit two critical 3-pointers late in the second half as the visiting Tigers beat the Yellow Jackets for the ninth consecutive time. Harrison finished 3-for-4 from 3-point range in scoring 15 points as Clemson (17-9, 8-6 ACC) rallied from a..." February 23

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Providence and Richmond miss big chances

    CBS Sports "Tuesday didn't have too many marquee matchups, but it did feature several quality bubble games. Some teams were looking for resume-boosting wins, while others were just looking to avoid bad losses. Winners George Washington: The Colonials were in nearly every projected bracket heading into the..." February 19

  • Hall, Harrison answer call, Tigers stomp Pack

    Gaston Gazette "The long-awaited help wanted request was finally answered by various Clemson players who successfully came to the aid of star K.J. McDaniels in Tuesday’s 73-56 blowout of North Carolina State. The junior swingman had been accounting for nearly 30 percent of his team’s overall scoring, including 54..." February 19

  • Harris Leads Virginia to 63-58 Win Over Clemson "Virginia coach Tony Bennett was so excited about his team's first win at Clemson in seven years, he wanted to scream in celebration and pump his fists with his players in the locker room. He didn't, though. That's not how the 17th-ranked Cavaliers built their longest Atlantic Coast Conference..." February 16

  • Vasturia leads Notre Dame to 68-64 2 OT win over Clemson

    Chicago Sun-Times "Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins looked at the Purcell Pavilion scoreboard on a couple of occasions and thought “we got this.” But Clemson kept coming back. Steve Vasturia finally buried the Tigers, nailing two three-pointers in the second overtime to help the Irish to a 68-64 victory. “In a..." February 12

  • No. 1 Syracuse stays unbeaten with 57-44 win over Clemson "The Syracuse Orange wanted to run, but it refused to hurry. Not against Clemson. The Clemson Tigers' methodical offense can drive some teams to the point of distraction. The Tigers want their opponents to try to speed up the game with hurried shots on the offensive end. Syracuse refused..." February 10

  • Syracuse basketball opponent look ahead: What you need to know about Clemson "Clemson leads 2-0. The Tigers won their 1960-61 season opener against the Orange 78-67 in Kent, Ohio. The most recent meeting came in the 2007 NIT quarterfinals, a 74-70 Clemson triumph at Littlejohn Coliseum. This will be the first time the teams have played in Syracuse. TIGERS' RECENT..." February 08

  • Clemson’s 0-56 record at UNC is one of sports’ great oddities

    Charlotte Observer "The “Wreck of the Old 97” was America’s most popular song in 1926. The plaintive ballad describes a deadly derailment caused when a Southern Railway train known as the “Fast Mail” tried to make up time on a run from Virginia to Spencer, N.C. For Clemson, a derailment of a different sort also..." January 24

  • Torrid shooting leads way for Pitt in rout over Clemson at Pete

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Clemson presented a challenge close to Pitt's heart, as the Tigers entered their ACC game ranked among the nation's top three in defending against field goals and 3-pointers. So the Panthers went and shot the lights out. No. 20 Pitt came out firing and jumped to a double-digit lead in the..." January 22

  • Pitt breezes by Clemson, 76-43

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pitt center Talib Zanna said the Panthers were "mad" after their loss Saturday against Syracuse and wanted to "take it out" on Clemson, who happened to be their first opponent after the Orange. Panthers coach Jamie Dixon said the Panthers "practiced angry" because they knew they let that game..." January 22

  • Now comes the hard part: Clemson basketball wants to avoid getting road-tripped

    The Post and Courier "It’s been obvious for a while these next three weeks would go a long way in defining Clemson’s basketball season. On the bright side, late January approaches and the Tigers matter. Clemson (13-4, 4-1 ACC) is tied for second in the ACC standings, garnering the league’s attention by topping Duke..." January 21