Clemson Basketball: 2019-20 season overview of the Tigers

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Clemson basketball lost seven players from the 2018-2019 team; Marquise Reed, Lyles Davis, Shelton Mitchell, Elijah Thomas, Malik William, Anthony Oliver II and Javan White all left or graduated. The Tigers did welcome in seven new players, including two graduate transfers.

Nick Honor transferred in from Fordham and was not granted immediate eligibility and had to redshirt. He will have three years left and will play a big role in the Tiger’s future. The other undergrad transfer that the Tigers welcomed in was former Texas Tech Red Raider Khavon Moore. Moore made five starts and averaged nine minutes a game.

Tevin Mack and Curran Scott were the two graduate transfers and both played a big part in the 2019-2020 season for the Tigers, though neither had as big of an impact as Brad Brownell had hoped. The future does look bright with freshman Al-Amir Dawes, Chase Hunter, and Alex Hemenway.

Safe to say, that the Tigers MVP for the 2019-2020 season was junior Aamir Simms. Simms averaged a career-high 13 points per game and nearly 32 minutes per game. Despite being a third-team All-ACC pick by ACC media, Simms seems to disappear toward the end of the season and needs to be more a leader in 2020-2021.