Virginia plays in ACC Tournament against the Clemson

Clemson Tigers (23-9, 14-6 ACC) vs. Virginia Cavaliers (24-6, 15-5 ACC)

Greensboro, North Carolina; Friday, 9:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 13 Virginia Cavaliers square off against the Clemson Tigers in the ACC Tournament.

The Cavaliers have gone 15-5 against ACC teams, with a 9-1 record in non-conference play. Virginia averages 8.1 turnovers per game and is 1-0 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents.

The Tigers’ record in ACC games is 14-6. Clemson ranks second in the ACC with 26.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Hunter Tyson averaging 8.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Armaan Franklin averages 2.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Cavaliers, scoring 12.6 points while shooting 38.1% from beyond the arc. Jayden Gardner is shooting 49.2% and averaging 14.2 points over the last 10 games for Virginia.

Chase Hunter is averaging 13.9 points and 4.7 assists for the Tigers. PJ Hall is averaging 17.9 points and 5.9 rebounds over the past 10 games for Clemson.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 7-3, averaging 63.6 points, 28.1 rebounds, 14.8 assists, 7.5 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 60.9 points per game.

Tigers: 5-5, averaging 77.7 points, 33.5 rebounds, 14.1 assists, 4.7 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.4 points.


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