Donte Grantham Injury: Clemson Star’s Career Ends With Torn ACL

Clemson basketball standout Donte Grantham has watched his collegiate career come to an end in a disappointing way.

On Sunday, the No. 20 Tigers announced that the senior forward will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL in the second half of Clemson’s win over Notre Dame on Saturday.

“I’m disappointed that Donte’s career at Clemson had to end this way,” Tigers head coach Brad Brownell said in a statement, via ESPN.com. “He was putting together a terrific season statistically, but he really helps this team in so many ways.

ā€œ(Donte) is still a very valuable member of this team, whose leadership will continue to power this team moving forward. Iā€™m confident he will attack this setback the right way and come back stronger than ever from this injury. He certainly has an exceptionally bright future in basketball.ā€

Grantham was averaging 14.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

At the time of his injury, Grantham was averaging career highs in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and field goal percentage.