Clemson reserve tailback Mike Bellamy has been suspended for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game for violating team rules.
Five Clemson players were named first-team All-ACC, including four on the offensive side of the ball according to the all-conference team released by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Monday. Clemson had five first-team players, more than any other school, and nine selections over the two teams, also more than any other school.
Penn State escaped Colonial Life Arena with a 55-50 victory in women’s basketball action Sunday afternoon. The Gamecocks led much of the game, including an eight-point margin in the final six minutes, before the Lady Lions’ frontcourt wore them down. Nine of junior Ashley Bruner’s career-high 18 rebounds came on the offensive end, and junior Ieasia Walker added 15 points and five steals to the Gamecocks’ solid team effort.
Dabo Swinney spoke to his players about NBA star Michael Jordan and how he lived up to expectations in packed stadiums whether it was the season opener or a meaningless late-season game. Swinney wants the Tigers (9-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) to carry the same mentality into North Carolina State (5-5, 2-4) on Saturday.
With the annual state championship rivalry less than two weeks away, both Carolina and Clemson football are in the top 12 in the new BCS standings. Clemson moves up two spots to #7 after clinching the ACC Atlantic Division title with a win over Wake Forest. USC moves up one spot to #12 after beating Florida in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history.
Andre Young scored 19 points, Tanner Smith had a career-high 14 rebounds and Clemson won its 27th straight season opener with a 65-44 victory over Gardner-Webb on Friday night. The game was tied at 29 at halftime, but the Tigers pulled away from the Bulldogs (0-1) in the second half behind the play of their senior backcourt duo of Young and Smith.
Irmo stand-out, Jordan Roper will play basketball next season with Clemson. Roper is a 6-foot guard with 1,219 career points. Roper, who was the Midland's 4A player of the year in 2011, led his Irmo team last season to a 27-3 record and a 4A state championship.
CLEMSON, S.C. (WOLO) -- The Clemson Tigers are ranked 9th in the latest BCS Standings, but after suffering its first loss of the season a week and a half ago at Georgia Tech, national title hopes are getting a bit more fuzzy. However hopes are still alive for an ACC Atlantic Division Title.
Georgia Tech's Tevin Washington rushed for 176 yards -- the most ever by a Yellow Jackets quarterback -- and broke the two longest runs of his career, leading a 31-17 upset of No. 6 Clemson that likely snuffed out the Tigers' national title hopes Saturday night.