Clemson guard Clyde Trapp has suffered a torn ACL ahead of the Tigers’ trip to Naples, Italy, for the World University Games. As a sophomore, Trapp averaged 6.0 points per game on 39.9% shooting, including a career-high 16 points against Pittsburgh. Trapp also put up double digits against North Carolina (15), The Citadel (13), Radford (11), South Carolina (10), Lipscomb (11) and Wright State (12).
Brad Brownell issued a statement on the injury to his 6’4” guard, “This is tough and unfortunate for Clyde and our team. Clyde is a very hard worker and was putting together a strong summer.”
Trapp (Lower Richland High School) was expected to contribute heavily to a team looking to replace its starting backcourt, Marcquise Reed and Shelton Mitchell, from last season.
This is the second major injury Clemson has endured this offseason, losing Jonathan Baehre to a similar injury in May.
Clemson will be competing in the World University Games in Italy from July 3-14. The Tigers will be competing under FIBA rules featuring four 10-minute quarters and a 24-second shot clock.