Clemson-Missouri Preview: Oliver Purnell Goes for First Tournament Win

Posted by ACC SEC Blog on March-19-2010 Add Comments

Two Tigers will tangle in Buffalo on Friday in the second of three games pitting the Big 12 against the ACC. Wake Forest gave the ACC a 1-0 advantage with an OT win over Texas Thursday.

These two teams have very similar styles of pressing full court for 40 minutes. Missouri coach Mike Anderson is a Nolan Richardson and 40 minutes of hell disciple.

Meanwhile, Oliver Purnell of Clemson is hoping for his first NCAA Tournament victory ever.

But maybe the best part of the matchup will be that the sometimes excitable Gus Johnson is calling the game!

Despite many claiming the Big 12’s superiority, Clemson actually played a tougher schedule (No. 2...

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