2013–14 Clemson Tigers men's basketball team

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2013–14 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Clemson University Tiger Paw logo.svg
NIT Semifinals vs. SMU, L 59–65
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2013–14 record 23–13 (10–8 ACC)
Head coach Brad Brownell
Assistant coach Mike Winiecki
Assistant coach Earl Grant
Assistant coach Steve Smith
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Virginia 16 2   .889     30 7   .811
#14 Syracuse 14 4   .778     28 6   .824
#8 Duke 13 5   .722     26 9   .743
#19 North Carolina 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Pittsburgh 11 7   .611     26 10   .722
Clemson 10 8   .556     23 13   .639
North Carolina State 9 9   .500     22 14   .611
Maryland 9 9   .500     17 15   .531
Florida State 9 9   .500     22 14   .611
Miami (FL) 7 11   .389     17 16   .515
Wake Forest 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Georgia Tech 6 12   .333     16 17   .485
Notre Dame 6 12   .333     15 17   .469
Boston College 4 14   .222     8 24   .250
Virginia Tech 2 16   .111     9 22   .290
2014 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 Clemson Tigers men's basketball team represented Clemson University during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by fourth year head coach Brad Brownell, the Tigers played their home games at Littlejohn Coliseum as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 23–13, 10–8 in ACC play to finish in sixth place. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament where they lost to Duke. They received an invitation to the National Invitation Tournament where they defeated Georgia State, Illinois and Belmont to advance to the semifinals where they lost to SMU.

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Clemson Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
F 1 Ajukwa, AustinAustin Ajukwa 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Columbia, South Carolina
G 2 Fields, CarsonCarson Fields 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Pewee Valley, Kentucky
G 3 Filer, AdonisAdonis Filer 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Chicago, Illinois
G 4 Rooks, PatrickPatrick Rooks 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Charlotte, North Carolina
F 5 Blossomgame, JaronJaron Blossomgame 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Fr Alpharetta, Georgia
G 12 Hall, RodRod Hall 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Augusta, Georgia
G 15 Coleman, DevinDevin Coleman 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS So Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
G 20 Roper, JordanJordan Roper 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 165 lb (75 kg) So Columbia, South Carolina
G 21 Harrison, DamarcusDamarcus Harrison 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr Greenwood, South Carolina
F 32 McDaniels, K. J.K. J. McDaniels 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Birmingham, Alabama
F 33 Smith, JoshJosh Smith 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 260 lb (118 kg) So Charlotte, North Carolina
C 35 Nnoko, LandryLandry Nnoko 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) So Yaounde, Cameroon
F 42 Djambo, IbrahimIbrahim Djambo 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Bamako, Mali
C 50 Djitte, SidySidy Djitte 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Dakar, Senegal
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Mike Winiecki
  • Earl Grant
  • Steve Smith

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-9-28

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Landy Nnoko Ibrahim Djambo
PF Jaron Blossomgame Josh Smith
SF K.J. McDaniels Austin Ajukwa
SG Jordan Roper Damarcus Harrison Carson Fields
PG Rod Hall Adonis Filer Patrick Rooks

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Pts Ldr Reb Ldr Ast Ldr Result Attendance Record
Non-conference regular season
Nov 8* 7:00 pm Stetson Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC ESPN3  20 - McDaniels   7 - Tied   4 - Roper  W 71–51  5,200 1–0
Nov 13* 7:00 pm Delaware State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  15 - Harrison   8 - Blossomgame   4 - Hall  W 58–37  5,000 2–0
Nov 17* 7:00 pm South Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  21 - McDaniels   10 - McDaniel   4 - Tied  W 71–57  7,283 3–0
Nov 21* 8:00 pm vs. Temple TD ArenaCharleston, SC
(Charleston Classic)
ESPN3  20 - McDaniels   15 - Nnoko   5 - Hall  W 72–58  2,311 4–0
Nov 22* 9:30 pm vs. Davidson TD Arena • Charleston, SC
(Charleston Classic)
ESPNU  22 - McDaniels   9 - Blossomgame   3 - Tied  W 85–54  2,520 5–0
Nov 24* 9:00 pm vs. UMass TD Arena • Charleston, SC
(Charleston Classic Championship)
ESPN2  16 - Hall   6 - McDaniels   4 - Hall  L 56–62  2,117 5–1
Nov 29* 7:00 pm Coastal Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  22 - McDaniels   9 - Nnoko   5 - Hall  W 69–40  6,735 6–1
Dec 3* 7:00 pm South Carolina State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  16 - Coleman   13 - Nnoko   4 - Tied  W 65–49  4,256 7–1
Dec 7* 2:00 pm at Arkansas Bud Walton ArenaFayetteville, AR CSS  27 - McDaniels   11 - McDaniels   4 - Hall  L 68–74  13,967 7–2
Dec 14* 7:00 pm Furman Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  16 - Roper   11 - Nnoko   4 - Hall  W 71–35  6,485 8–2
Dec 19* 8:00 pm at Auburn Auburn ArenaAuburn, AL FSN  18 - McDaniels   8 - Nnoko   4 - Hall  L 64–66  4,938 8–3
Dec 30* 7:00 pm VMI Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  19 - Roper   8 - Roper   6 - Filer  W 80–50  7,540 9–3
ACC regular season
Jan 4 4:00 pm at Boston College Conte ForumChestnut Hill, MA RSN  16 - McDaniels   9 - McDaniels   7 - Hall  W 62–60  5,268 10–3 (1–0)
Jan 9 7:00 pm Florida State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC RSN  14 - McDaniels   7 - McDaniels   3 - Filer  L 41–56  8,319 10–4 (1–1)
Jan 11 2:00 pm #16 Duke Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC RSN  24 - McDaniels   14 - Blossomgame   4 - Hall  W 72–59  9,842 11–4 (2–1)
Jan 15 7:00 pm at Virginia Tech Cassell ColiseumBlacksburg, VA RSN  14 - McDaniels   7 - Blossongame   1 - Tied  W 56–49  4,022 12–4 (3–1)
Jan 18 4:00 pm Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN  15 - McDaniels   12 - McDaniels   3 - Hall  W 61–53  9,842 12–5 (4–1)
Jan 21 8:00 pm at #20 Pittsburgh Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA ACCN  11 - McDaniels   7 - Djitte   3 - Tied  L 43–76  12,508 13–5 (4–2)
Jan 26 6:00 pm at North Carolina Dean E. Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC ESPNU  13 - McDaniels   9 - McDaniels   2 - Tied  L 61–80  18,616 13–6 (4–3)
Feb 1 4:00 pm at Florida State Donald L. Tucker CenterTallahassee, FL ESPN2  26 - McDaniels   7 - McDaniels   6 - Hall  W 53–49  9,752 14–6 (5–3)
Feb 4 8:00 pm Georgia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN  12 - Roper   9 - Blossomgame   6 - Hall  W 45–41  7,248 15–6 (6–3)
Feb 9 6:00 pm at #1 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPNU  19 - McDaniels   10 - McDaniels   4 - Hall  L 44–57  25,931 15–7 (6–4)
Feb 11 7:00 pm at Notre Dame Purcell PavilionSouth Bend, IN RSN  30 - McDaniels   14 - McDaniels   3 - McDaniels  L 64–68 2OT 8,119 15–8 (6–5)
Feb 15 12:00 pm #17 Virginia Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN2  23 - McDaniels   4 - McDaniels   5 - Hall  L 58–63  8,573 15–9 (6–6)
Feb 18 7:00 pm NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPNU  20 - Hall   6 - Blossomgame   2 - 4 Tied  W 73–56  6,987 16–9 (7–6)
Feb 22 12:00 pm at Georgia Tech McCamish PavilionAtlanta, GA RSN  16 - McDaniels   6 - Nnoko   6 - Hall  W 63–55  8,003 17–9 (8–6)
Feb 25 7:00 pm at Wake Forest LJVM ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC RSN  15 - Harrison   6 - Nnoko   4 - Hall  L 57–62  8,527 17–10 (8–7)
Mar 2 7:00 pm Maryland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN  26 - McDaniels   14 - McDaniels   2 - Hall  W 77–73 2OT 7,991 18–10 (9–7)
Mar 4 8:00 pm Miami Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN  14 - Hall   9 - McDaniels   6 - Hall  W 58–54  7,071 19–10 (10–7)
Mar 8 4:00 pm Pittsburgh Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN  24 - McDaniels   6 - Blossomgame   6 - Hall  L 78–83 OT 10,000 19–11 (10–8)
ACC Tournament
Mar 13 9:00 pm vs. Georgia Tech Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(Second round)
ESPNU/ACC Network  18 - McDaniels   9 - Blossomgame   2 - Hall  W 69–65 OT 21,533 20–11
Mar 14 9:00 pm vs. #7 Duke Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN/ACC Network  13 - Hall   8 - Nnoko,   3 - Tied  L 62–63  21,533 20–12
NIT
Mar 18* 9:00 pm (6) Georgia State #(3) Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(First round)
ESPNU  30 - McDaniels   14 - McDaniels   6 - Hall  W 78–66  3,859 21–12
Mar 23* 11:00 am (2) Illinois #(3) Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(Second round)
ESPN  11 - Nnoko   8 - Nnoko   5 - Harrison  W 50–49  10,000 22–12
Mar 25* 7:00 pm (5) Belmont #(3) Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN  16 - Harrison, McDaniels   9 - Nnoko   4 - Hall  W 73–68  10,000 23–12
Apr 1* 7:00 pm vs. (1) SMU #(3) Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(Semifinals)
ESPN2  18 - Hall   7 - McDaniels   5 - Hall  L 59–65  7,193 23–13
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, (#) during NIT is seed within region. All times are in Eastern Time.