Clemson plays Alabama A&M
Alabama A&M (0-4) vs. Clemson (3-1)
Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Clemson hosts Alabama A&M in an early season matchup. Both teams last played this past weekend. Clemson won at home over Detroit 87-65 on Sunday, while Alabama A&M came up short in a 79-63 game at Miami on Saturday.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: Cameron Alford is averaging 12.8 points and 4.8 rebounds to lead the charge for the Bulldogs. TJ Parham is also a key contributor, maintaining an average of 10.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. The Tigers have been led by Tevin Mack, who is averaging 14.8 points and 4.5 rebounds.ACCURATE ALFORD: Alford has connected on 18.2 percent of the 11 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 2 for 8 over his last three games. He’s also made 53.8 percent of his free throws this season.
STREAK STATS: Alabama A&M has scored 58.5 points per game and allowed 86 over its four-game road losing streak. Clemson is on a three-game home winning streak, scoring an average of 82.3 points while giving up 59.3.
ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Tigers have recently created baskets via assists more often than the Bulldogs. Clemson has 45 assists on 93 field goals (48.4 percent) across its previous three outings while Alabama A&M has assists on 25 of 66 field goals (37.9 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Clemson has made 9.5 3-pointers per game this season, which is second-best among ACC teams.