How to Watch New Mexico vs. Clemson Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – NCAA Tournament First Round

An opening-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the No. 6 seed Clemson Tigers (21-11) play against the No. 11 seed New Mexico Lobos (26-9) on Friday at FedExForum. The contest starts at 3:10 PM ET, on truTV.

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Lobos vs. Tigers Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • TV: truTV
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Venue: FedExForum

Lobos Insights

  • New Mexico has been carried by its offense, as it ranks 20th-best in the country by posting 81.7 points per game. It ranks 129th in college basketball in points allowed (70.5 per contest).
  • The Lobos are allowing 35.3 rebounds per game this year (208th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve thrived by grabbing 39.7 rebounds per contest (21st-best).
  • New Mexico ranks 77th in college basketball with 14.8 assists per contest.
  • So far this season, the Lobos are averaging 9.7 turnovers per game (50th-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 13.7 turnovers per contest (33rd-ranked).
  • With 6.6 three-pointers per game, New Mexico ranks 258th in college basketball. It owns a 33.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 219th in college basketball.
  • The Lobos rank 20th-best in the nation by giving up a three-point shooting percentage of 30.3% to opposing teams. They rank 74th in college basketball by ceding 6.5 threes per contest.
  • When it comes to shot breakdown, New Mexico has taken 69.8% two-pointers (accounting for 78.1% of the team’s baskets) and 30.2% threes (21.9%).

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Tigers Insights

  • At 77.4 points scored per game and 71.3 points conceded, Clemson is 76th in the country on offense and 158th defensively.
  • In 2023-24, the Tigers are 117th in the nation in rebounds (36.5 per game) and 88th in rebounds allowed (33.2).
  • This season Clemson is ranked 85th in the nation in assists at 14.7 per game.
  • The Tigers are 56th in college basketball in turnovers per game (9.8) and seventh-worst in turnovers forced (8.8).
  • With 8.3 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.4% from downtown, Clemson is 89th and 105th in the nation, respectively, in those categories.
  • The Tigers give up 8.2 3-pointers per game and concede 34% from beyond the arc, ranking 284th and 209th, respectively, in the country.
  • In 2023-24, Clemson has attempted 59.8% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 40.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 69.6% of Clemson’s baskets have been 2-pointers, and 30.4% have been 3-pointers.

Lobos Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Lobos this season is Jaelen House, who averages 16.1 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game.
  • JT Toppin leads New Mexico in rebounding, averaging nine per game, while Donovan Dent leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.6 in each contest.
  • The Lobos get the most three-point shooting production out of House, who makes 1.9 threes per game.
  • The New Mexico steals leader is House, who averages 2.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Toppin, who compiles 1.9 rejections per contest.

Tigers Leaders

  • PJ Hall scores 18.8 points per game to be the top scorer for the Tigers.
  • The Clemson leaders in rebounding and assists are Ian Schieffelin with 9.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 9.6 points and 2.3 assists per game) and Chase Hunter with 2.9 assists per game (he also tacks on 12.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per game).
  • Joseph Girard III is reliable from distance and leads the Tigers with three made threes per game.
  • Hall is at the top of the Clemson steals and blocks leaderboards with 0.8 steals per game and 1.6 blocks per game.
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