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Clemson dominates 2nd half to win at Wake Forest 76-62

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Jaron Blossomgame had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help Clemson beat Wake Forest 76-62 on Tuesday night. Jordan Roper scored all 16 of his points after halftime for the Tigers (14-8, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), who took control in the second half to erase an eight-point halftime deficit and gradually pull away in the final 9 1/2 minutes for a league...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU Redeems Itself With Win Over Clemson

The Florida State Seminoles have been struggling in ACC play as of late, but it seems like their fate is changing as they’ve earned their second straight conference win. The Seminoles evened their season series with Clemson with a dominant 76-65 win. Dwayne Bacon led FSU with 21 points and six rebounds. Seminoles star Malik Beasley added 16 points to get his team its fourth conference...
Via Gamedayr
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson hands No. 8 Miami its second consecutive loss

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Jaron Blossomgame scored 25 points and Clemson defeated a third straight ranked opponent for the first time in program history with a 76-65 victory over No. 8 Miami on Saturday.The Tigers (12-6, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won five straight overall, a run that includes a win at Syracuse and home victories over No. 21 Louisville, No. 9 Duke and the...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 8 Miami Falls To Clemson In Second Straight ACC Loss

The Miami Hurricanes traveled to Clemson coming off its first conference loss. The Tigers, on the other hand, were coming off a two-game winning streak against ranked opponents. The Tigers came from trailing 57-51 with seven minutes left in the game to jumping out ahead with an incredible 25-8 run. Jaron Blossomgame scored 25 points for Clemson. Jordan Roper added 18 points. Davon...
Via Gamedayr
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson beats 3rd-straight ranked opponent with win over No. 8 Miami

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Jaron Blossomgame scored 25 points and Clemson defeated a third straight ranked opponent for the first time in program history with a 76-65 victory over No. 8 Miami on Saturday.The Tigers (12-6, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won five straight overall, a run that includes a win at Syracuse and home victories over No. 21 Louisville, No. 9 Duke and the Hurricanes...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson takes down No. 8 Miami 76-65

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Jaron Blossomgame scored 25 points and Clemson defeated a third straight ranked opponent for the first time in program history with a 76-65 victory over No. 8 Miami on Saturday. The Tigers (12-6, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won five straight overall, a run that includes a win at Syracuse and home victories over No. 21 Louisville, No. 9 Duke and the...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Roper's hot streak leads Clemson basketball over Florida State

GREENVILLE — Clemson’s Jordan Roper was just the latest guard to take advantage of Florida State’s sketchy perimeter defense.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
January 02, 2016

Shaky defense dooms FSU in ACC opener against Clemson

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson's Jordan Roper was just the latest guard to take advantage of Florida State's sketchy perimeter defense.Roper made 7 of 10 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead the Tigers (8-6, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) to an 84-75 win over the Seminoles on Saturday.Florida State (10-3, 0-1) has been scorched from outside before. Brian Bernardi went 6 of 8...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson Defeats Florida State In First Conference Basketball Game

Conference play has officially begun in the college basketball world and Florida State tipped it off against Clemson. Florida State was looking to get its first seven-game winning streak since its ACC championship season four years ago. Clemson came in with six losses on the season, but it wouldn’t seem so as they led the way through a majority of the game. Things were pretty close...
Via Gamedayr
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Bragging rights, and a perfect season, up for grabs in South Carolina-Clemson basketball clash

GREENVILLE – Just a kid from Irmo High School who didn’t hear from South Carolina’s former coaching regime until he’d already pledged his commitment to Clemson, this is always a big annual game for Tigers senior guard Jordan Roper, and his family and friends in Columbia.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
December 17, 2015

Clemson runs away from Texas-San Antonio 78-45

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Clemson found its shooting stroke early behind Donte Grantham and went on to a 78-45 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Sunday. Grantham finished with 22 points, including 17 points in 17 first-half minutes for the Tigers. Clemson (2-0) also got 13 points from Jordan Roper and 11 off the bench from Gabe DeVoe. The Roadrunners (0-2) were led by 12 points from...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Preview Capsule

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson Last season: 16-15, did not take part in postseason. Nickname: Tigers. Coach: Brad Brownell. Conference: Atlantic Coast. Key returners: Jordan Roper, capable 3-point shooter who should take over point guard; Jaron Blossinggame, junior forward who was Clemson's only player to average double figures last season at 13.1 points a game; Donte Grantham, sophomore...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

On The Road: Clemson spending all season away from home

Clemson coach Brad Brownell made it clear early in practice his team would not get a pass from opponents or excited fans simply because it will play all its games off campus. Top-to-bottom renovations at Littlejohn Coliseum that won't be complete until next season mean the Tigers will relocate to Greenville, South Carolina, about 30 miles northeast of campus. The arena has done its...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Roper’s shooting powers Clemson to 75-54 win over Virginia Tech

CLEMSON — Once Jordan Roper quit thinking, his game flourished. And it couldn’t come at a better time for Clemson.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
February 14, 2015

Roper's long-range shooting leads Clemson to 75-54 victory

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Jordan Roper scored 21 points, going 5-of-6 on 3-pointers, and Clemson ran past Virginia Tech 75-54 on Saturday. Roper hit three straight 3s as the Tigers (15-10, 7-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) opened a 19-4 lead. Roper and Clemson were off and running again at the start of the second half, the Tigers making five consecutive 3-pointers to lead 58-24 with 16:10...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Holds Off Rally to Top ‘Noles 62-56

Florida State was back to its cardiac ways on Wednesday night as the Seminoles again fell behind by double-digits, but this time, the comeback fell short as Clemson topped FSU 62-56 at the Donald L. Tucker Center. The Tigers (14-8, 6-4 ACC) took control of the game with a 10-0 run to close the first half and give Clemson a 27-21 halftime lead. The stretch became an 18-4 run as Clemson...
Via Noled Out
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes scores 15 but Florida State falls at home to Clemson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jaron Blossomgame scored 14 points while Jordan Roper and Donte Grantham added 13 apiece to lead Clemson to a 62-56 win Wednesday night at Florida State. It was the fourth straight win for Clemson (14-8, 6-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) since losing to the Seminoles 59-55 on Jan. 19. Florida State closed to 58-56 with 29 seconds left on a pair of free throws...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier Rathan-Mayes scores 15 but Florida State falls at home to Clemson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jaron Blossomgame scored 14 points while Jordan Roper and Donte Grantham added 13 apiece to lead Clemson to a 62-56 win Wednesday night at Florida State. It was the fourth straight win for Clemson (14-8, 6-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) since losing to the Seminoles 59-55 on Jan. 19. Florida State closed to 58-56 with 29 seconds left on a pair of free throws...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson holds off Seminole charge for 62-56 victory

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Jaron Blossomgame scored 14 points while Jordan Roper and Donte Grantham added 13 apiece to lead Clemson to a 62-56 win Wednesday night at Florida State. It was the fourth straight win for Clemson (14-8, 6-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) since losing to the Seminoles 59-55 on Jan. 19. Florida State closed to 58-56 with 29 seconds left on a pair of free throws...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Rozier Named ACC Player of the Week

Louisville sophomore guard Terry Rozier has been named the ACC Player of the Week for the second time this season. Rozier played a huge role in both of Louisville’s wins this past week. He shares this week’s honor with Clemson’s Jordan Roper. Below is an excerpt from the ACC’s weekly release. GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Clemson’s Jordan Roper and Louisville’s Terry...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson powers past Boston College, 64-49

CLEMSON — Clemson guard Jordan Roper admits, the past week or so has been kind of fun.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
January 31, 2015

Roper leads Clemson to 64-49 win over Boston College

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) A personal 11-point run by junior guard Jordan Roper set the tone for Clemson early in a 64-49 win over Boston College Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum. It was Clemson's third straight ACC victory as the Tigers improved to 13-8 overall and 5-4 in league. BC fell to 9-11 overall and 1-7. After a 3-pointer from BC's Patrick Heckmann to start the game, Roper answered...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson builds big 1st-half lead, holds off NC State 68-57

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jordan Roper scored 10 of his 18 points before halftime as Clemson built a huge first-half lead then held off North Carolina State 68-57 on Wednesday night. Rod Hall had 11 points for the Tigers (12-8, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who used a 25-2 run in the first half to take control and ultimately lead by 23 points. The Wolfpack (13-9, 4-5) rallied to within...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: Top Impact Newcomer for 2014-2015

With the 2013-2014 season behind the Clemson Tigers, it is time to look forward and prepare for this upcoming season, which looks to hold a lot of positive growth for the Tigers. The Tigers had one of the most (pleasantly) surprising season in the NCAA. They finished with an impressive 23-13 overall record, after being predicted to finish second to last in the ACC. And the most...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Roper's 12 leads Clemson to 45-41 win

Jordan Roper had 12 points and Clemson outlasted depleted Georgia Tech 45-41 for its 500th victory at Littlejohn Coliseum on Tuesday night. This one won't go down as the best-played contest in the 45-year-old building's history. Trailing 43-41, the Yellow Jackets had a final chance in the dying seconds. But K.J. McDaniels blocked Marcus Georges-Hunt's layup and Kammeon Holsey's...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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