Clemson, SC (Sports Network) - Behind 24 points from Oliver Hanlan, including
21 in the second half, the Boston College Eagles defeated the Clemson Tigers,
68-61, in an Atlantic Coast Conference bout at Littlejohn Coliseum.
For the Eagles (14-16, 6-11 ACC), Ryan Anderson posted a double-double with
18 points and 11 rebounds and Joe Rahon chipped in with 10 points.
The Tigers (13-16, 5-12) were led by Devlin Booker with 19 points, while
Milton Jennings finished with 18 points and Damarcus Harrison tallied 11
points, as Clemson has now lost eight of its last nine games
Clemson took a 29-27 lead into the break by shooting 50 percent from the
field. BC was held to just 34.4 percent shooting and 2-of-10 from beyond the
3-point arc in the first half.
After halftime, the Eagles got hot, connecting on 60 percent of their field
goal tries. They also outscored Clemson at the free-throw line, 16-5, in the
second half. The Tigers managed to make just 39.4 percent of their shots from
the field, including missing all but one of their nine tries from 3-point
range. Trailing by three midway through the half, the Eagles used a 12-0 run
to take a lead that they would never relinquish, as they held on for the road
BC had a 37-32 rebounding advantage on the night but was outscored by Clemson
32-30 in the paint.
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