Who's Playing

Charleston Southern @ Clemson

Current Records: Charleston Southern 2-3; Clemson 4-2

What to Know

The Clemson Tigers will take on the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at 2 p.m. ET Friday at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Tigers are out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.

Clemson came up short against the West Virginia Mountaineers on Sunday, falling 66-59. The top scorer for Clemson was guard Al-Amir Dawes (18 points).

As for Charleston Southern, it looks like they got the smaller half of the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner. The contest between Charleston Southern and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Monday was not particularly close, with Charleston Southern falling 85-70. Forward Taje' Kelly had a pretty forgettable game, finishing with ten points on 4-for-12 shooting and turning the ball over four times in his 26 minutes on the court.

The Tigers are the favorite in this one, with an expected 22.5-point margin of victory. Those burned by picking them against the spread on Sunday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.

The losses put Clemson at 4-2 and the Buccaneers at 2-3. A couple offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Clemson ranks 16th in college basketball when it comes to field goal percentage, with 50.80% on the season. Charleston Southern has displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they come into the game boasting the 18th most points per game in college basketball at 86.8.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 2 p.m. ET
  • Where: Littlejohn Coliseum -- Clemson, South Carolina
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $6.00


The Tigers are a big 22.5-point favorite against the Buccaneers, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Tigers slightly, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 24-point favorite.

Over/Under: -112

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Series History

Clemson won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.

  • Dec 18, 2018 - Clemson 78 vs. Charleston Southern 51

Injury Report for Clemson

  • Alex Hemenway: Game-Time Decision (Illness)

Injury Report for Charleston Southern

No Injury Information