No. 18/19 Florida State hits the road for their post-Christmas return to the court, traveling to Clemson for a Tuesday evening tip-off. The Seminoles (5-1, 1-0 ACC) begin a stretch of 19 consecutive ACC games when they face the Tigers (6-1, 0-1 ACC) at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C. on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

The game will be shown by RSN, led by Fox Sports South. The broadcast crew consists of Evan Lepler and Mike Gminski. For a rundown of affiliates and ways to stream, click here. The in-market live stream will be provided by Fox Sports Go, while the out-of-market live stream will be provided by ESPN.

The game can also be heard on Learfield IMG Radio Network, with Gene Deckerhoff and Adrian Crawford on the call. For a live audio stream, click here.

Noles247.com will provide updates throughout the game below.

SECOND HALF

– FSU loses 77-67 at Clemson.

– Anthony Polite hits a 3-pointer with 1:44 remaining to close the gap to 71-65.

– FSU can’t close the gap on Clemson, trailing 71-62 with 2:25 left. Scottie Barnes leads FSU with 14 points.

– Clemson has opened up a 59-54 lead with 6:20 remaining. FSU is just 9-for-24 (37.5{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) from the floor in the second half, including just 2-for-12 (16.7{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) from deep.

– The game is tied 52-52 with 10 minutes remaining.

– Scottie Barnes picks up his fourth foul with the game tied at 47-47 with 11:55 remaining.

– The two teams are going back-and-forth with the lead here early in the second half.

– FSU got the first bucket of the second half, but it has been all Clemson since as the Tigers are on a 6-0 run over 2:03. FSU without a bucket in last 2:23. Seminoles lead 36-35 with 17:02 left in the game.

AT THE HALF

Florida State leads Clemson, 34-29, at the half from Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C.

The Seminoles are being led by reserve guard RayQuan Evans, who has nine points in the first half. FSU’s bench contributed 18 of 34 first-half points for the Seminoles. Evans and Wyatt Wilkes (2-for-2 3PT) combined for 15 of those 18 points. M.J. Walker leads FSU’s starters with seven points scored. FSU was 12-for-27 (44.4{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) from the floor and 6-for-15 (40.0{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) from the perimeter. They were a perfect 4-for-4 (100{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) at the free thrown line. The Seminoles gave it away 11 times in the opening 20 minutes.

Clemson is being led by starting guard Clyde Trapp, who has scored seven points. The Tigers were just 9-for-35 (25.7{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) from the floor, including 2-for-15 (13.3{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) from deep. They hit 9-of-11 (81.8{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}) of their free throws. The Tigers committed just four turnovers.

FSU has a 22-21 rebounding advantage, but Clemson does have 10 offensive boards.

FIRST HALF

– FSU opened up a nine-point lead, but the gap has been closed to 34-29 with 30 seconds remaining in the half.

– RayQuan Evans leads all scorers with nine points. FSU 4-for-4 at the line so far tonight. Seminoles lead 31-25 with 3:24 left in the opening half.

– A 3-point basket by Scottie Barnes has FSU leading 17-14 with 7:43 left in the opening half.

– The two teams have combined to go 9-for-33 from the floor over the first 10 minutes. FSU leads 12-11 with 10:28 left.

– FSU got their first bucket at the 15:06 mark when RayQuan Evans hits a driving shot off the glass.

– FSU trails 2-0 four minutes into the game. Ugly start for both clubs. FSU has committed six turnovers in the first four minutes of the game.

BEFORE TIP-OFF

– FSU is sticking with their same starters: Scottie Barnes, Anthony Polite, M.J. Walker, RaiQuan Gray, Balsa Koprivica

– Clemson Starting 5: Clyde Trapp, Al-Amir Dawes, John Newman III, Jonathan Baehre, Aamir Simms

– FSU will be wearing garnet jerseys on Tuesday evening.

PREGAME NOTES

Tuesday’s game, FSU’s first since defeating Gardner-Webb 72-59 on Monday, December 21st, will mark FSU’s first time playing away from home this season.

FSU is 30-9 (.769) against ACC opponents since the start of the 2018-19 season. The Seminoles last started 2-0 in ACC play during the 2016-17 season, when they opened conference play with four consecutive victories.

FSU holds a 44-33 advantage over Clemson in their head-to-head series. The Tigers won the last meeting between the two teams, which came at Clemson on February 29, 2020. FSU is 19-16 under Leonard Hamilton against Clemson. Hamilton’s all-time career-mark against the Tigers is 19-18.

Complete notes for FSU-Clemson can be found here.

STARTING LINEUP FOR FLORIDA STATE

F #1 RaiQuan Gray (7.8 ppg, 6.5 rpg; 7 pts and 2 rebs vs. Clemson, December 8, 2019)

C #5 Balsa Koprivica (10.2 ppg, 5.3 rpg; 2 pts and 0 rebs vs. Clemson, December 8, 2019)

G #2 Anthony Polite (11.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg; 12 pts and 3 rebs vs. Clemson, December 8, 2019)

G #4 Scottie Barnes (10.7 ppg, 4.2 apg; First career game vs. Clemson)

G #23 M.J. Walker (16.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg; 11 pts and 1 ast vs. Clemson, December 8, 2019)

TOP RESERVES

G #0 RayQuan Evans (3.8 ppg, 1.2 apg; 4 pts and 1 reb vs. Clemson, February 29, 2020)

F #10 Malik Osborne (3.8 ppg, 4.7 rpg; 11 pts and 8 rebs vs. Clemson, February 29, 2020)

G #31 Wyatt Wilkes (3.7 ppg, 1.7 rpg; 0 pts and 1 reb vs. Clemson, February 29, 2020)

C #15 Quincy Ballard (1.2 ppg, 0.4 rpg; First career game vs. Clemson)

G #24 Sardaar Calhoun (3.7 ppg, 1.0 rpg; First career game vs. Clemson)

G #11 Nathanael Jack (4.3 ppg, 0.3 apg; First career game vs. Clemson)

C #34 Tanor Ngom (2.0 ppg, 1.6 rpg; First career game vs. Clemson)

POSSIBLE STARTING LINEUP FOR CLEMSON

F #10 Olivier-Maxence Prosper (2.6 ppg, 2.3 rpg; First career games vs. Florida State)

F #25 Aamir Simms (12.1 ppg, 4.7 rpg; 8 pts and 4 rebs vs. Florida State, December 8, 2019)

G #0 Clyde Trapp (6.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg; 8 pts and 5 rebs vs. Florida State, February 29, 2020)

G #2 Al-Amir Dawes (11.0 ppg, 2.6 apg; 18 pts and 4 asts vs. Florida State, February 29, 2020)

G #3 Chase Hunter (2.3 ppg, 1.9 rpg; First career game vs. Florida State)

Officials: Referee is Ted Valentine and the umpires are Lee Vassell and Bert Smith.

After facing Clemson, FSU will return home on Saturday, January 2nd, to host Duke at 8 p.m. That game will be shown by ESPN2.