It seems at least some coaches are starting to show some poll for the Tigers, as they are ranked #24. Elsewhere in the top 25, UNC is #4, Duke #8, Georgia Tech #20,
This year could/should be the year an Oliver Purnell team breaks the winless NCAA streak.
And this week, just as last year, the Tigers will played a closed scrimmage against UGA, this time in Tigertown- supposedly. There were rumors. It's was all so hush-hush. Then the next thing you know- NCAA bylaws and such.
Also today, the official Naismith preseason watch list was announced. Big 35 Trevor Booker was listed as one of the top 50, as voted on by the Atlanta Athletic Club.
On the Naismith watch list from the ACC:
Solomon Alabi (Florida State)
Al-Farouq Aminu (Wake Forest)
Trevor Booker (Clemson)
Ed Davis (North Carolina)
Derrick Favors (Georgia Tech)
Sylven Landesberg (Virginia)
Gani Lawal (Georgia Tech)
Kyle Singler (Duke)
Greivis Vasquez (Maryland)
The ACC looks stacked for top players this year, with nine.
Today is a big day.
The Clemson Basketball Media Guide is now available.
The ACC Basketball Media Guide is also available.
And tip-off is just two weeks away.