Jan 26, 2014; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Clemson Tigers guard Damarcus Harrison (21) with the ball as guard/forward Austin Ajukwa (1) looks on and North Carolina Tar Heels guard Marcus Paige (5) and forward Brice Johnson (11) defend in the second half. North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the Clemson Tigers 80-61 at Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

You have as many wins as Clemson at Chapel Hill

Disclosure: This does not pertain if you fall into any of the following. If you are/were a Division I college basketball player, coach or any other member of team that had the ability to play in, at or even around Chapel Hill. If you played or coached for the North Carolina Tar Heels. If you live in another dimension, fictional universe or happen to live inside a room with four padded walls.

The Clemson Tigers have a weird tradition. The kind that they wouldn’t sprawl across a commercial to lure students to their university or use it as a pitch to bring in some potential top basketball prospects. That is right, Clemson is 0-for-life in games against UNC at Chapel Hill.

Is that funny? Nope. Is it something that is that huge of a deal? Not really.

It’s just a weird, strange and (add any other adjective that is abnormal) stat that has been getting a lot of play the last few years. It is now being highlighted because the Tigers — once again — lost to the Tar Heels at Chapel Hill on Sunday.

You might think that me bringing it up is disrespectful, but I am nowhere near as dastardly as some other folks. The sorts of evil-doers who have North Carolina news plastered all over what is supposed to be a Clemson news section.

At least we can all rest easy in the fact that we are all as successful at Chapel Hill as the Tigers. So there’s that.

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