CLEMSON MBB PREVIEW: vs Purdue

via Clemson Athletic Communications

» Clemson moved to 4-1 all-time against Mississippi State after last night’s win and avenged its loss from the 2018-19 season, an 82-71 loss in the 2018 Never Forget Tribute Classic.


» Head Coach Brad Brownell won his 186th game at Clemson with the 53-42 win over Mississippi State and is now just 14 victories shy of the 200 mark.


» Coach Brownell is now 10-1 in season openers during his Clemson tenure.


» The Tigers held the Bulldogs to just 42 points in the season opener – marking the 48th time that has happened during the Brad Brownell Era. Clemson is 46-2 in such games and has won its last 25 contests allowing less than 50 points (25-0). The streak dates back to Feb. 17, 2013 (45-43 loss to Miami (Fla.).


» The last time the Tigers won its last game of a season and also its first game of the next season was 1945-46 and 1946-47.


» Clemson is 3-2 all-time against Purdue.

  • Dec. 11, 1971 (W, Home, 72-66 OT)

  • Dec. 5, 1973 (W, Away, 81-80 OT)

  • Dec. 3, 2003 (L, Away, 64-76)

  • Nov. 27, 2007 (W, Home, 61-58)

  • Nov. 28, 2012 (L, Home, 61-73)


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