Clemson Tigers News: Full weekend for Basketball, Tennis, and Track & Field

Multiple Clemson squads were in action this weekend

Jan 25, 2024; Clemson, South Carolina, USA;  Clemson guard Mackenzie Kramer (0)
Jan 25, 2024; Clemson, South Carolina, USA; Clemson guard Mackenzie Kramer (0) / Ken Ruinard-USA TODAY Sports


(From Saturday)

Clemson Men’s Basketball 71, Duke 72: The Tigers lose a heartbreaker at the last second to the Blue Devils. Read Marty Coleman’s recap here.

The Tigers are back in action Tuesday in Littlejohn Coliseum when they host Louisville.

Clemson Men’s Tennis 2, South Carolina 4: The Gamecocks get the advantage on the Tigers in Columbia.

The Tigers won the points in the doubles, but couldn’t quite get past 2nd ranked South Carolina in the singles.

Clemson Women’s Tennis 4, Iowa 3: The Tigers get clutch play to defeat the Hawkeyes in their first match of the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Raleigh.

(From Sunday)

Clemson Women’s Basketball 73, Wake Forest 59: The Tigers snap a 7-game losing streak with a victory over the Demon Deacons in Littlejohn Coliseum. You can read the recap from Clemson Sports here.

Next up is another home match against Boston College on Thursday.

Clemson Men’s Tennis 0, Louisville 4: The Tigers fall to the 4-1 Cardinals in the consolation match of the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Columbia.

Head coach Brandon Wagner felt the overall experience was good for his squad.

"“Great opportunities this weekend for the guys to play against some great competition, especially for our freshman. There are some positives to take away from the weekend and also some areas to improve on. We will get right back to work and keep building towards the goals and standards we have set.”"

Brandon Wagner

Next up for the Tigers is a trip to East Lansing, Michigan to take on Michigan State on February 9th.

Clemson Women’s Tennis 0, NC State 4: Like the Clemson Men, the Tigers were swept in their Sunday match, this time by the host Wolfpack.

Head coach Boomer Saia said this:

"“It was a tough one today for our group. We must continue to find ways against the best teams to elevate our tennis in big moments. We will get back to work this week and prepare ourselves for next Saturday.”"

Boomer Saia

Clemson Track & Field earns six first-place finishes in the Bob Pollack Invitational: read the full recap here.

Track & Field Director Mark Elliot said this following the competition:

"“It was a great two days for both our men’s and women’s teams. We had a lot of national and ACC marks as the teams are moving in the right direction each and every week.”"

Mark Elliot

The next meet is February 2-3 at the VT Challenge in Blacksburg, Virginia.