Clemson Tigers News: Basketball breaks losing streak, Nick Eason, Cam Ward

Clemson Men's Basketball defeats Boston College, Nick Eason is promoted and Cam Ward changes his mind about the NFL Draft

Sep 30, 2023; Syracuse, New York, USA; Clemson Tigers defensive tackles coach Nick Eason
Sep 30, 2023; Syracuse, New York, USA; Clemson Tigers defensive tackles coach Nick Eason / Ken Ruinard-USA TODAY Sports
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Scoreboard

Clemson Men’s Tennis 6, Brown 1: The Tigers nearly sweep the Bears in their first match of the day.

Clemson Men’s Basketball 89, Boston College 78: The Tigers break a losing streak with a solid win over the Eagles.

Clemson controlled the tempo of the game and got big production from their leaders. PJ Hall and Joe Girard each had 26 points. RJ Godfrey contributed 11 points off the bench.

Hall was a monster off the glass with 11 rebounds. Ian Schieffelin and Girard had 6 rebounds each.

The Tigers return to action Tuesday hosting the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Clemson Men’s Tennis 7, The Citadel 0: The Tigers do sweep the Bulldogs in their second match of the day to start their season 2-0.

The Tigers return to action on January 27 against the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia.

Today’s Events

Clemson Women’s Basketball at Syracuse: 2:00 PM in Syracuse, New York

Nick Eason is now an Associate Head Coach for Clemson Football

Clemson Football defensive line coach Nick Eason has been promoted to associate head coach. Eason joined the Tiger staff in 2022 after a stint in Auburn and several years coaching in the NFL.

Eason is a Tiger alum, playing from 1999 to 2002. He then played nine seasons in the NFL for the Browns, Steelers, and Cardinals.

PJ Hall named to another mid-season watchlist

PJ Hall has been named to the Lute Olson Award mid-season watchlist. The award is bestowed annually to the most outstanding player in NCAA Division I basketball.

The award is named after Lute Olson, who was the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats from 1983 to 2008. He also served as the head coach at Iowa and Long Beach State.

In a stunning reversal, Cam Ward has decided to return to college football and join the Miami Hurricanes after all.

Just more evidence that nothing is 100% until there is a contract or a deadline passes, and even then there could still be some wiggle room.

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