Clemson announces 2012-13 mens basketball schedule
CLEMSON - Clemson coach Brad Brownell’s young team will receive early tests in the 2012-13 season as Clemson hosts both Purdue on Nov. 28, as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, and Arizona on Dec.
Nov. 12 Presbyterian 7 p.m.
Nov. 16 at Furman 7 p.m.
Nov. 22 #vs. Gonzaga 9 p.m. ESPN2
Nov. 23 #vs. Oklahoma/UTEP TBA ESPN2
Nov. 25 #vs. TBA TBA
Nov. 28 Purdue 7:15 PM ESPNU
Dec. 2 at South Carolina 12 p.m. ESPNU
Dec. 8 Arizona 8 p.m. ESPN2
Dec. 15 FloridaA&M 7 p.m.
Dec. 19 at Coastal Carolina 7 p.m.
Dec. 23 S.C. State 2 p.m.
Jan. 1 The Citadel 4 p.m.
Jan. 5 Florida State 4 p.m. RSN
Jan. 8 at Duke 7 p.m. ESPNU
Jan. 12 Virginia 12 p.m. ACCN
Jan. 15 Wake Forest 7:00 PM ESPNU
Jan. 20 at NC State 6 p.m. ESPNU
Jan. 24 at Florida State 8 p.m. ACCN
Jan. 27 Virginia Tech 1 p.m. ACCN
Jan. 29 Georgia Tech 7 p.m. RSN
Feb. 2 at Boston College 12 p.m. ACCN
Feb. 7 at Virginia 7 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Feb. 10 N.C. State 1 p.m. ACCN
Feb. 14 at Georgia Tech 7 p.m. RSN
Feb. 17 Miami 6 p.m. ESPNU
Feb. 23 at Maryland 1 2 p.m. ESPN2
Feb. 28 North Carolina 7 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Mar. 2 at Virginia Tech 8 p.m. RSN
Mar. 5 Boston College 7 p.m. RSN
Mar. 9 at Miami 2:30 p.m ACCN
Mar. 14-17 Thu-Sun. ACC Tournament (Greensboro, NC) TBA TBA
Note: # - Old Spice Classic (Orlando, FL); RSN – Regional Sports Network (includes Fox Sports South, Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Carolinas, Comcast Sports Net & New England Sports Network)
Clemson will also play Gonzaga on Nov. 22 in Orlando, Fla. as part of the Old Spice Classic.
Clemson graduates both Andre Young and Tanner Smith from last season’s team.
“We have a very challenging schedule,” Brownell said. “We’re unbelievably excited to bring Purdue and Arizona to Littlejohn Coliseum. They’re perennial NCAA teams. It’s unbelievably hard to get those kind of games at home. Hopefully our fans will understand how special that is.”
ACC play begins on Jan. 5 when Clemson hosts Florida State.
Clemson travels to Duke on Jan. 8 and hosts North Carolina on Feb. 28.
The ACC has expanded the conference schedule to 18 games this season.
Clemson’s ACC schedule features home-and-home series against Boston College, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, NC State, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
Clemson begins the season No. 12 when it hosts Presbyterian.