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The South Carolina State men and women open Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play Wednesday when they travel to Daytona Beach to face Bethune-Cookman.

The women tip off at 5:30 with the men to follow at 7:30.

S.C. State’s men (4-11) enter the game after a holiday break. The Bulldogs last played at UCF on Dec. 21, falling 89-64.

The Lady Bulldogs (5-7 overall record) will be seeking to get back on the winning track against the Lady Wildcats (8-4 overall record).

Coach Doug Robertson’s team – after leveling its record at 5-5 with an 86-40 win at Johnson and Wales Dec. 21 – has dropped its last two contests: 64-49 at Charlotte Dec. 28 and 52-35 at Old Dominion Dec. 30.

The Lady Bulldogs, who played their last two games with just nine players due to injuries, will have sophomore starting guard Chantel Williams back in uniform. Starting center Dashanique Peterson remains out.

Clemson on road at BC

No. 25 Clemson (12-1, 1-0 ACC) travels to Boston College (10-4, 1-1 ACC) on Wednesday at 7:04 p.m. ET.

The game will mark the first Clemson will play as a ranked team in the AP Poll since Jan. 23, 2010.

The Tigers entered the AP Top 25 poll (No. 25) for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Clemson is receiving 45 votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Clemson’s RPI checks in at 14th nationally.

With a Saturday win over N.C. State, head coach Brad Brownell moved into sole possession of the most wins over ACC teams in Clemson history (regular season and tournament) with 60.

With four rebounds, Donte Grantham would become just the sixth player in Clemson history to amass 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 200 assists in a career.

Elijah Thomas is one of only three players in the country currently averaging at least 11.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game, while shooting at least 60.0 percent.

Gamecocks open home stand

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina begins a two-game home stand when it hosts Missouri (9 p.m., ESPN2) on Wednesday in the SEC home opener at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks look to even their SEC record after suffering a 74-69 loss on the road at Ole Miss on Sunday in the league opener. The Gamecocks hit just 37.9 percent (22-58) from the field in the contest, and committed 14 turnovers which resulted in 16 Rebel points.

Graduate student guard Frank Booker scored a season-high 21 points behind a career-high six 3s in the matchup at Ole Miss. He also matched a season high with 34 minutes of action.

Junior forward Chris Silva notched his fourth double-double of the season at Ole Miss, scoring 21 points and matching a personal best with 13 rebounds. Silva, who ranks 22nd nationally with 105 free throw attempts on the year, was 11-of-14 from the line vs. the Rebels, including 7-of-10 from the stripe in the opening half.

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