Clemson Tigers men's basketball, 1970–79

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The Clemson Tigers men's basketball teams of 1970–1979 represented Clemson University in NCAA college basketball competition.

1969–70[edit]

1969–70 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1969–70 record 7–19 (2–12 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Roberts
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1968–69 1970–71 »
Date Opponent Site Result
December 4* Auburn Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC L 60–61
December 17* Alabama Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 104–95
December 20* vs. #15 LSU Charlotte, NC L 103–111
December 22* vs. Texas–El Paso El Paso, TX
(Sun Bowl Carnival Semifinal)
L 82–90
December 23* vs. Texas A&M El Paso, TX
(Sun Bowl Carnival Consolation)
L 63–78
January 7* at Georgia Tech Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA L 84–96
January 10 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 104–87
January 12 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 68–75
January 15 #7 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 91–96
January 17* at Furman Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC W 81–80
January 19* Georgia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 88–78
January 22* at Florida State Tully GymnasiumTallahassee, FL L 81–122
January 24* Virginia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 87–79
January 26 #3 South Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 76–97
January 28* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 93–67
January 31 at #8 NC State Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 87–119
February 4 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 88–92
February 7 at #2 South Carolina Carolina ColiseumColumbia, SC L 52–99
February 9 at Duke Duke Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 75–91
February 13 vs. #10 North Carolina Charlotte ColiseumCharlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 66–110
February 14 vs. #5 NC State Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 84–102
February 18 at Wake Forest Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC L 71–97
February 21 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA L 79–94
February 23 at Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 85–103
February 28 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 105–95
March 5* vs. #3 South Carolina Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 33–34
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1970–71[edit]

1970–71 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1970–71 record 9–17 (3–11 ACC)
Head coach Tates Locke
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1969–70 1971–72 »
Date Opponent Site Result
December 3* Furman Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC W 67–54
December 5* Mercer Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 61–46
December 18* vs. Vanderbilt Nashville, TN
(Music City Classic Semifinal)
L 61–75
December 19* vs. Southern Methodist Nashville, TN
(Music City Classic Consolation)
W 67–51
January 2 at #2 South Carolina Carolina ColiseumColumbia, SC L 53–81
January 6* at Georgia Tech Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA L 55–72
January 9 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA L 56–66
January 11 at Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 52–56
January 14 at #15 North Carolina Carmichael AuditoriumChapel Hill, NC L 72–92
January 16 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 56–82
January 18 NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 59–50
January 20* Georgia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 64–74
January 23* at Virginia Tech VPI ColiseumBlacksburg, VA L 66–76
January 28 #15 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 45–44
January 30* Indiana State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 91–87 (OT)
February 1* at Furman Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC L 61–77
February 6 #7 South Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 44–47
February 8* Rollins Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 77–52
February 12 vs. NC State Charlotte ColiseumCharlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 57–64 (OT)
February 13 vs. #11 North Carolina Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 48–86
February 16 at Wake Forest Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC L 57–74
February 20* Virginia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 56–53
February 23 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 51–45 (OT)
February 26 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 54–64
March 2 at Duke Duke Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 60–70
March 11* vs. #13 North Carolina Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 41–76
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1971–72[edit]

1971–72 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Poinsettia Classic Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1971–72 record 10–16 (2–10 ACC)
Head coach Tates Locke
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1970–71 1972–73 »
Date Opponent Site Result
December 4* at Davidson Charlotte ColiseumCharlotte, NC L 65–76
December 11* Purdue Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC W 72–66 (OT)
December 18* at Indiana State Terre Haute, IN W 82–77 (OT)
December 21* at Cincinnati Armory FieldhouseCincinnati, OH L 64–93
December 29* vs. Holy Cross Greenville, SC
(Poinsettia Classic Semifinal)
W 67–49
December 30* vs. Auburn Greenville, SC
(Poinsettia Classic Final)
W 77–67
January 5* at Georgia Tech Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA W 66–57
January 8 #12 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 63–61
January 12 #3 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 61–81
January 15 at Duke Duke Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 69–71
January 17 at NC State Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 46–58
January 19* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 74–72
January 22* Virginia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 85–73
January 29* Georgia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 83–70
January 31 #8 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 58–62
February 2* at Virginia Tech VPI ColiseumBlacksburg, VA L 44–48
February 5* #8 South Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 58–62
February 11 vs. #3 North Carolina Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 50–73
February 12 vs. NC State Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 59–74
February 16 at Wake Forest Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC L 51–59
February 19 at #19 Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 57–67
February 21 at #6 Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA L 60–62
February 26 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 63–70
March 1 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 59–40
March 4* at #8 South Carolina Carolina ColiseumColumbia, SC L 61–77
March 9* vs. #13 Maryland Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 52–54
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1972–73[edit]

1972–73 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1972–73 record 12–14 (4–8 ACC)
Head coach Tates Locke
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1971–72 1973–74 »
Date Opponent Site Result
November 28* Georgia Tech Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC W 86–77
December 2* at Davidson Charlotte ColiseumCharlotte, NC L 59–65
December 6* at Furman Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC L 69–83
December 9* Presbyterian Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 89–68
December 16* at Villanova Armory FieldhousePhiladelphia, PA L 60–63
December 22* Kent State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 70–63
December 28* vs. Pepperdine Greenville, SC
(Poinsettia Classic Semifinal)
W 80–65
December 29* vs. Furman Greenville, SC
(Poinsettia Classic Final)
L 59–70
January 3* Niagara Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 75–68
January 6 #2 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 75–79
January 10 at #7 North Carolina Carmichael AuditoriumChapel Hill, NC L 58–92
January 13 at Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 73–75
January 17* at #17 St. John's New York, NY L 59–87
January 20 #2 NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 76–86
January 24* The Citadel Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 72–54
January 27 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 64–63
February 3* at Georgia Tech Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA W 74–57
February 6* Stetson Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 89–68
February 9 vs. #2 NC State Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 61–68
February 10 vs. #6 North Carolina Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(North–South Doubleheader)
L 69–84
February 14 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 86–61
February 17 at #10 Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 66–69
February 19 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA W 56–54 (OT)
February 24 at Wake Forest Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC L 55–58
February 28 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 75–50
March 8* vs. #10 Maryland Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 61–77
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1973–74[edit]

1973–74 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
IPTAY Tournament Champions
Poinsettia Classic Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1973–74 record 14–12 (3–9 ACC)
Head coach Tates Locke
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1972–73 1974–75 »
Date Opponent Site Result
November 30* Auburn Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Semifinal)
W 87–72
December 1* St. John's Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Final)
W 68–58
December 5* at Purdue Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN W 81–80 (OT)
December 7* vs. Florida State Pittsburgh, PA
(Steel Bowl Tournament Semifinal)
L 58–65
December 8* vs. Duquesne Pittsburgh, PA
(Steel Bowl Tournament Consolation)
W 71–66
December 15* Georgia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 63–61
December 18* #8 Louisville Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 70–74
December 28* vs. Delaware Greenville, SC
(Poinsettia Classic Semifinal)
W 78–63
December 29* vs. Furman Greenville, SC
(Poinsettia Classic Final)
W 75–67
January 5 at #3 Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 60–89
January 9 #5 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 90–102
January 12 at #4 NC State Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 68–96
January 16 at Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 50–63
January 19 at Wake Forest Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC L 65–74
January 23* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 58–54
January 26 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 61–51
January 30* The Citadel Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 62–58 (OT)
February 2 at #4 North Carolina Carmichael AuditoriumChapel Hill, NC L 60–61
February 6* East Tennessee State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 73–65
February 13 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 74–73
February 16 #6 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 54–56
February 20 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA L 68–81
February 23 #1 NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 75–80
February 27 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 74–68
March 2* at Georgia Tech Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA W 71–58
March 7* vs. Virginia Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 63–68
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1974–75[edit]

1974–75 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
NIT, First Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #17
1974–75 record 17–11 (8–4 ACC)
Head coach Tates Locke
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1973–74 1975–76 »
Date Opponent Rank# Site Result
November 29* Ole Miss Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Semifinal)
W 93–80
November 30* #14 Penn Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Final)
L 75–76
December 4* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 82–69
December 7* Appalachian State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 103–57
December 18* at #4 Louisville Freedom HallLouisville, KY L 75–90
December 20* vs. La Salle University of Dayton ArenaDayton, OH
(Dayton Invitational Semifinal)
L 63–67
December 21* vs. Dayton University of Dayton Arena • Dayton, OH
(Dayton Invitational Consolation)
L 69–71
December 27* vs. Auburn Metropolitan Sports CenterBloomington, MN
(Pillsbury Classic Semifinal)
W 63–59
December 28* vs. Minnesota Metropolitan Sports Center • Bloomington, MN
(Pillsbury Classic Final)
L 52–66
December 31* at Florida Southern Lakeland, FL W 92–73
January 4 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 86–68
January 9 at #15 North Carolina Carmichael AuditoriumChapel Hill, NC L 72–74
January 15 at Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 72–75
January 18 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 80–77
January 22 #3 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 83–82
January 25 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA W 74–64
January 29* The Citadel Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 106–75
February 1 #10 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 80–72
February 4 at #6 NC State #15 Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 89–92
February 12 at Wake Forest #18 Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC W 71–54
February 15 Duke #18 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 100–66
February 19* at Georgia Tech #16 Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA W 85–69
February 22 #4 NC State #16 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 92–70
February 26 at #2 Maryland #11 Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 64–70
March 1* Biscayne #11 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 93–59
March 6* vs. Duke #14 Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
W 78–76
March 7* vs. #12 North Carolina #14 Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Semifinal)
L 71–76 (OT)
March 15* vs. Providence #14 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(NIT First Round)
L 86–91
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1975–76[edit]

1975–76 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Charlotte Invitational Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1975–76 record 18–10 (5–7 ACC)
Head coach Bill Foster
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1974–75 1976–77 »
Date Opponent Site Result
November 28* Harvard Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Semifinal)
W 78–64
November 29* Austin Peay Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Final)
L 81–87 (OT)
December 3* at Furman Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC W 92–86 (OT)
December 6* Baptist Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 93–49
December 13* Presbyterian Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 103–64
December 16* Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial ColiseumJacksonville, FL W 59–54
December 19* vs. Middle Tennessee St. Stokely Athletic CenterKnoxville, TN
(Volunteer Classic Semifinal)
W 82–46
December 20* vs. #11 Tennessee Stokely Athletic Center • Knoxville, TN
(Volunteer Classic Final)
L 66–77
December 29* vs. Boston College Charlotte ColiseumCharlotte, NC
(Charlotte Invitational Semifinal)
W 80–60
December 30* vs. Davidson Charlotte Coliseum • Charlotte, NC
(Charlotte Invitational Final)
W 72–54
January 2* Biscayne Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 103–71
January 7 #6 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 64–80
January 10* at The Citadel McAlister Field HouseCharleston, SC W 81–68
January 14 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 102–96 (OT)
January 17 at #5 Wake Forest Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC W 86–81
January 21 at #2 Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD W 82–77
January 24 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 62–69
January 28* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 89–65
January 31 at #4 North Carolina Carmichael AuditoriumChapel Hill, NC L 64–79
February 3 at #10 NC State Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 89–92
February 11 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 77–84
February 14 #4 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 89–98
February 18 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA L 77–90
February 21 #12 NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 103–90
February 25 at Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC W 90–89
February 28* Florida Southern Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 122–79
March 4* vs. Wake Forest Capital CentreLandover, MD
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
W 76–63
March 5* vs. #4 North Carolina Capital Centre • Landover, MD
(ACC Tournament Semifinal)
L 74–82
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1976–77[edit]

1976–77 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
IPTAY Tournament Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1976–77 record 22–6 (8–4 ACC)
Head coach Bill Foster
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1975–76 1977–78 »
Date Opponent Rank# Site Result
November 26* Yale Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Semifinal)
W 104–50
November 27* Florida State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Final)
W 108–92
December 1* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 110–72
December 4* Georgia Southern Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 110–55
December 11* Tennessee Tech #16 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 133–78
December 14* Buffalo #13 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 98–67
December 16* Biscayne #13 Miami, FL W 94–42
December 18* at Stetson #13 Edmunds CenterDeLand, FL W 78–64
December 27* vs. #6 Marquette #11 Milwaukee, WI
(Dairyland Classic Semifinal)
L 49–67
December 28* vs. Boston College #11 Milwaukee, WI
(Dairyland Classic Consolation)
W 128–76
January 5 vs. #6 North Carolina #16 Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC L 63–91
January 8* Georgia Tech #16 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 98–69
January 12 at Duke #17 Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC W 80–73 (OT)
January 15 #7 Wake Forest #17 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 82–84
January 19 #13 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 93–71
January 22 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA W 63–54
January 26* at Furman #19 Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC W 94–86
January 29 #4 North Carolina #19 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 93–73
February 1 NC State #16 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 60–59
February 3* Cleveland State #16 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 77–50
February 8 at #4 Wake Forest #15 Winston–Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC W 70–66
February 12 at Maryland #15 Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 78–84
February 16 Virginia #18 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 65–71
February 19 at NC State #18 Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC W 68–66
February 23 Duke #18 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 67–63
February 26* Roanoke #19 Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 120–56
March 3* vs. Duke #18 Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
W 82–74
March 4* vs. Virginia #18 Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Semifinal)
L 60–72
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1977–78[edit]

1977–78 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
IPTAY Tournament Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1977–78 record 15–12 (3–9 ACC)
Head coach Bill Foster
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1976–77 1978–79 »
Date Opponent Site Result
November 25* TCU Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Semifinal)
W 125–62
November 26* Rhode Island Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Final)
W 82–75
November 30* at Furman Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC W 101–83
December 3* The Citadel Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 99–65
December 7* American Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 98–58
December 10* at South Carolina Carolina ColiseumColumbia, SC L 66–72
December 17* Appalachian State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 93–88
December 20* vs. Catholic Charleston, SC W 82–58
December 21* vs. Canisius Charleston, SC W 94–61
December 30* vs. Boston University Jacksonville, FL W 100–55
January 4 #2 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 77–79 (OT)
January 7* South Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 79–58
January 11 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 85–107
January 14 at Wake Forest Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC L 90–91 (OT)
January 16 at Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 75–90
January 21 #13 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 79–70 (OT)
January 25* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 68–87
January 28 at #3 North Carolina Carmichael AuditoriumChapel Hill, NC L 64–98
January 31 at NC State Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 69–73
February 4* Stetson Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 85–65
February 8 #14 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 91–81
February 11 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 75–80
February 15 at #17 Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA W 63–55
February 18 NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 65–72
February 22 at #13 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 65–78
February 25* Biscayne Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 91–47
March 1* vs. #15 Duke Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 72–83
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1978–79[edit]

1978–79 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
IPTAY Tournament Champions
Sun Bowl Carnival Champions
NIT, Second Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1978–79 record 19–10 (5–7 ACC)
Head coach Bill Foster
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 1977–78 1979–80 »
Date Opponent Site Result
November 24* Catholic Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC W 108–67
November 27* Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 106–74
December 1* Brown Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Semifinal)
W 73–57
December 2* Kent State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(IPTAY Tournament Final)
W 72–52
December 6* at South Carolina Carolina ColiseumColumbia, SC W 70–65
December 9* The Citadel Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 71–58
December 16* Western Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 71–56
December 28* vs. UTEP Special Events CenterEl Paso, TX
(Sun Bowl Carnival Semifinal)
W 68–57
December 29* vs. Texas Tech Special Events Center • El Paso, TX
(Sun Bowl Carnival Final)
W 58–57
January 3 vs. #3 North Carolina Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC L 68–90
January 6* at The Citadel McAlister Field HouseCharleston, SC L 56–58
January 10 at #7 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC L 54–73
January 13 Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 71–66 (2OT)
January 17 #19 Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 63–77
January 20 at Virginia University HallCharlottesville, VA L 54–61
January 24* at Furman Alley Gymnasium • Greenville, SC W 64–58
January 27 #2 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 66–61
January 30 #20 NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 85–72
February 1* Colgate Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 110–73
February 3* South Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 74–64
February 7 at Wake Forest Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC W 85–74
February 10 at #19 Maryland Cole Field HouseCollege Park, MD L 69–77
February 14 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC L 68–72
February 17 at NC State Reynolds ColiseumRaleigh, NC L 58–83
February 21 #6 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 70–49
February 24* Buffalo State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC W 81–47
March 1* vs. Maryland Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(ACC Tournament Quarterfinal)
L 67–75
March 7* at Kentucky Rupp ArenaLexington, KY
(NIT First Round)
W 68–67 (OT)
March 12* Old Dominion Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(NIT Second Round)
L 59–61 (2OT)
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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