Inside the Game: Clemson at Arkansas

Clemson (7-1) at Arkansas (5-2)

WHEN: Saturday, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Ark.


RECORDS (2012-13): Clemson 13-18, 5-13 ACC; Arkansas 19-13, 10-8 SEC

NOTES: This matchup pits Clemson's stingiest scoring defense in the country (51.0 points allowed per game) vs. Arkansas' No. 10-rated offense (88.6 points) . it's also a clash of styles. Clemson's tempo is 346th-fastest out of 351 Division I teams (per, while Arkansas checks in at No. 16, averaging 12 more possessions per game than Clemson does in each team's respective games. The only team to beat the Tigers this year, UMass, has the eighth-fastest tempo, and VMI (the fifth-fastest tempo) visits Clemson Dec. 30 . Tigers junior forward K.J. McDaniels played high school basketball with Razorbacks sophomore Jacorey Williams . the Hogs have won 18 straight at home, the sixth-longest streak in the nation, and have won 38 straight at Bud Walton Arena against unranked non-conference opponent . this is just the second matchup in series history; Clemson won 62-60 on Dec. 29, 1961 in Greenville, S.C.

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