Coastal Carolina men's basketball coach Cliff Ellis was inducted into Clemson's Hall of Fame. Ellis was honored at halftime of the Tigers 24-14 football win over Boston College on Saturday.
Ellis, who spent ten seasons at Clemson from 1984-1994, won 177 games for the Tigers, still tops among all Clemson men's basketball coaches. He had three NCAA appreances and five NIT spots in his Clemson career and was named ACC coach of the year twice.
Ellis has spent the last six years at Coastal Carolina. Among his highlights during his Chanticleer tenure is back to back wins against Clemson, most recently a 23 point win at the HTC center in December, 2012.CLIFF ELLIS, Menâ??s Basketball Head Coach, Clemson (1984-94)
â?¢Finished his career as Clemsonâ??s menâ??s basketball winningest coach in history (177).
â?¢Coached the Tigers for 10 years and went to eight postseason tournaments, three NCAAs and five NITs
â?¢Coached Clemson to the ACC regular season title in 1989-90, the first regular season ACC title in school history
â?¢Named ACC Coach of the Year twice; 1986-87 and 1989-90, only Clemson Coach to win the award
â?¢His 1986-87 team set a school record for most victories with 25
â?¢Set 33 coaching records while at Clemson,
â?¢Led the Tigers to 22 victories over top-25 teams in his 10 years at Clemson
â?¢Currently head coach at Coastal Carolina.