CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson bought 17 factors and 7 rebounds from PJ Hall, whereas Brevin Galloway added 14 factors in a 72-51 victory over Georgia Tech Tuesday at Littlejohn Coliseum. Hunter Tyson added 12 factors and had eight rebounds.
True freshman Chauncey Wiggins additionally scored 12 factors for No. 24 Clemson on 5-of-7 capturing, together with 2-for-3 from three-point vary.
The win was the Tigers’ ninth in ACC play to just one loss, the perfect begin for this system in convention play all time.
The victory additionally marked Clemson’s 15th straight at Littlejohn, the longest streak for this system because it had a had a 15-game house win streak between March 1, 2017-Feburay 18, 2018. The longest house successful streak in Clemson historical past is a 29-game streak from January 7, 1989-December 15, 1991.
Clemson completed the night time capturing 53 % from the sector, together with 9-of-20 capturing from three-point vary.
Defensively, the Tigers held Georgia Tech to 34 % capturing general. The Yellow Jackets had been simply 4-of-23 from three-point vary.
Galloway scored 12 first-half factors in staking the Tigers to a 37-28 halftime lead. Clemson shot 50 % from the sector within the opening 20 minutes, together with 5-of-10 from behind the arc.
The Tigers (17-4, 9-1 ACC) led by as many as 13 factors, 23-10, within the first half. That got here on a Wiggins’ jumper with 10:23 to play within the half.
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Tyson opened the sport with a three-pointer after which Galloway adopted with back-to-back threes of his personal. Clemson led 12-0 earlier than Tech scored its first factors on the 16:44 mark of the half.
The Yellow Jackets (8-12, 1-9 ACC) reduce the result in three factors, 25-22, with 6:08 to play within the first half, however it could get no nearer.
Clemson led by as 21 factors within the second half, 72-51, as they accomplished the season sweep of the Jackets.
Stat of the sport: The win gave the 2022-’23 Tigers sole possession of the perfect 10-game begin to convention play in program historical past. The earlier document was an 8-2 begin in league play by the 1951-’52 Tigers that performed within the Southern Conference and the 1986-’87 Tigers led by ACC Player of the Year Horace Grant.
Injury replace: Point Guard Chase Hunter missed his third straight recreation resulting from an ankle harm he suffered within the win over Duke on Jan. 14. Dillion Hunter, Chase’s youthful brother, began in his place. Guard Alex Hemenway missed his ninth straight recreation resulting from a foot harm.
Player of the Game: Brevin Galloway set the tone with back-to-back three-pointers, together with one which became a four-point lead. That gave Clemson a 10-0 lead on the time. Galloway completed his night time with 14 factors on 5-of-10 capturing from behind the arc.
Key Moment: The Tigers opened the sport with a 12-0 run on back-to-back-to-back three-pointers from Hunter Tyson and Brevin Galloway.
Up subsequent: Clemson will play at Florida State Saturday at 5 p.m. The recreation will likely be televised on ACCN.
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