2014–15 Clemson Tigers men's basketball team

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2014–15 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
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Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2014–15 record 7–4 (0–0 ACC)
Head coach Brad Brownell (5th year)
Assistant coach Mike Winiecki
Assistant coach Richie Riley
Assistant coach Steve Smith
Home arena Littlejohn Coliseum
Seasons
« 2013–14 2015–16 »
2014–15 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#16 Notre Dame 1 0   1.000     12 1   .923
NC State 1 0   1.000     10 3   .769
#5 Virginia 0 0       11 0   1.000
#2 Duke 0 0       10 0   1.000
#4 Louisville 0 0       10 0   1.000
Georgia Tech 0 0       8 2   .800
Miami (FL) 0 0       9 3   .750
#20 North Carolina 0 0       8 3   .727
Pittsburgh 0 0       8 3   .727
Clemson 0 0       7 4   .636
Syracuse 0 0       7 4   .636
Virginia Tech 0 0       7 4   .636
Boston College 0 0       6 4   .600
Florida State 0 1   .000     7 5   .583
Wake Forest 0 1   .000     6 6   .500
2015 ACC Tournament winner
As of December 22, 2014; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014–15 Clemson Tigers men's basketball team represents Clemson University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by fifth year head coach Brad Brownell, the Tigers play their home games at Littlejohn Coliseum as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Last season[edit]

The Tigers 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.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Adonis Filer 3 G 6'2" 190 Sophomore Chicago, IL Transferred to Florida Atlantic
Devin Coleman 15 G 6'2" 205 RS Sophomore Philadelphia, PA Transferred to Temple
K. J. McDaniels 32 F 6'6" 200 Junior Birmingham, AL Declared for the 2014 NBA Draft
Ibrahim Djambo 42 F 6'10" 215 Junior Bamako, Mali Transferred to Hofstra

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Donte Grantham
SF
Martinsburg, WV Hargrave Military Academy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Apr 19, 2014 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: POST
Gabe DeVoe
SG
Shelby, NC Shelby High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Aug 6, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 66
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NA   Rivals: NA  ESPN: NA
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 06/25/2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "2014 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 06/25/2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

Roster[edit]

2014–15 Clemson Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
F 1 Ajukwa, AustinAustin Ajukwa 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Columbia, South Carolina
G 2 Fields, CarsonCarson Fields 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Pewee Valley, Kentucky
G 3 Holmes, AvryAvry Holmes (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Salem, Oregon
G 4 Rooks, PatrickPatrick Rooks 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Fr Charlotte, North Carolina
F 5 Blossomgame, JaronJaron Blossomgame 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS So Alpharetta, Georgia
G 10 DeVoe, GabeGabe DeVoe 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Shelby, North Carolina
G 12 Hall, RodRod Hall 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Augusta, Georgia
C 15 Grantham, DonteDonte Grantham 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Martinsburg, West Virginia
G 20 Roper, JordanJordan Roper 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Jr Columbia, South Carolina
G 21 Harrison, DamarcusDamarcus Harrison 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Sr Greenwood, South Carolina
F 33 Smith, JoshJosh Smith 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Jr Charlotte, North Carolina
C 35 Nnoko, LandryLandry Nnoko 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jr Yaoundé, Cameroon
C 50 Djitte, SidySidy Djitte 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Dakar, Senegal
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Mike Winiecki
  • Richie Riley
  • Steve Smith

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

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Points Leader Rebounds Leader Assists Leader Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/08/2014* 5:00 PM Anderson Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC  12 - Rod Hall & Jordan Roper   13 - Blossomgame   3 - Blossomgame  W 62–36   
Non-conference regular season
11/14/2014* 7:00 PM Florida A&M Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  15 - Nnoko   8 - Djitte   10 - Hall  W 86–41  6,646 1–0
11/17/2014* 7:00 PM Winthrop Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC RSN  19 - Nnoko   9 - Nnoko   3 - Roper  L 74–77  5,960 1–1
11/21/2014* 1:30 PM vs. Gardner–Webb Sports and Fitness CenterSaint Thomas, VI
(Paradise Jam Tournament quarterfinals)
ParadiseJam.com  19 - Harrison   10 - Blossomgame   3 - Blossomgame, Hall  L 72–70  1,351 1–2
11/22/2014* 2:30 PM vs. Nevada Sports and Fitness Center • Saint Thomas, VI
(Paradise Jam Tournament consolation semifinals)
ParadiseJam.com  13 - Blossomgame   7 - Harrison   2 - Hall, Roper  W 59–50  1,968 2–2
11/24/2014* 4:00 PM vs. LSU Sports and Fitness Center • Saint Thomas, VI
(Paradise Jam Tournament 4th place game)
ParadiseJam.com  16 - Harrison   10 - Blossomgame   3 - Grantham  W 64–61  1,342 3–2
11/28/2014* 7:00 PM High Point Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  14 - Blossomgame   13 - Blossomgame, Nnoko   6 - Roper  W 62–59  6,767 4–2
12/01/2014* 7:00 PM Rutgers Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC
(ACC–Big Ten Challenge)
ESPNU  15 - Harrison   10 - Blossomgame, Nnoko   7 - Hall  L 69–64  6,285 4–3
12/07/2014* 5:00 PM #18 Arkansas Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPNU  19 - Hall   8 - Blossomgame   5 - Harrison  W 68–65 OT 6,764 5–3
12/14/2014* 4:00 PM Auburn Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  20 - Hall   10 - Blossomgame   2 - Harrison  W 72–61  7,140 6–3
12/19/2014* 7:00 PM at South Carolina Colonial Life ArenaColumbia, SC
(Rivalry)
SECN  14 - Blossomgame   6 - Djitte   3 - Hall  L 45–68  11,992 6–4
12/22/2014* 7:00 PM Oakland Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3  26 - Blossomgame   8 - Grantham   6 - Hall  W 70–60  7,146 7–4
12/30/2014* 7:00 PM Robert Morris Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN3    -       -       -        
ACC regular season
01/03/2015 North Carolina Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN    -       -       -        
01/07/2015 9:00 PM at Louisville KFC Yum! CenterLouisville, KY ACCN    -       -       -        
01/10/2015 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh Peterson Events CenterPittsburgh, PA RSN    -       -       -        
01/13/2015 8:00 PM at Virginia John Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesville, VA ACCN    -       -       -        
01/17/2015 4:00 PM Syracuse Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN    -       -       -        
01/19/2015 9:00 PM Florida State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPNU    -       -       -        
01/24/2015 12:00 PM Wake Forest Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN    -       -       -        
01/28/2015 9:00 PM at NC State PNC ArenaRaleigh, NC ACCN    -       -       -        
01/31/2015 12:00 PM Boston College Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC RSN    -       -       -        
02/04/2015 9:00 PM at Florida State Donald L. Tucker Civic CenterTallahassee, FL RSN    -       -       -        
02/08/2015 6:30 PM at Miami (FL) BankUnited CenterCoral Gables, FL ESPNU    -       -       -        
02/10/2015 7:00 PM Notre Dame Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ESPN2    -       -       -        
02/14/2015 12:00 PM Virginia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC RSN    -       -       -        
02/16/2015 7:00 PM at Georgia Tech Hank McCamish PavilionAtlanta, GA ESPNU    -       -       -        
02/21/2015 4:00 PM at Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC ESPN    -       -       -        
02/28/2015 12:00 PM Georgia Tech Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC ACCN    -       -       -        
03/03/2015 9:00 PM NC State Littlejohn Coliseum • Clemson, SC RSN    -       -       -        
03/07/2015 4:00 PM at Notre Dame Edmund P. Joyce CenterSouth Bend, IN ACCN    -       -       -        
ACC Tournament
03/10-14/2015 vs.  Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC    -       -       -        
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.