Clemson’s Comeback Effort Falls Short in 66-62 Loss at No. 14/15 NC State
Clemson fell behind 10-0 only to tie it twice in the second half in an upset bid against No. 14 NC State at PNC Arena, but the Wolfpack escaped with a 66-62 win to improve to 11-0 at home this season. NC State moved to 15-3 overall, 4-1 in the ACC. Clemson fell to 10-7 on the season, 2-3 in league play. Devin Booker had a game- and career-high 27 points for the Tigers. The 6-foot-8 center set a career-high with 13 field goals in 18 attempts. It was the second highest point total by a Tiger in 82 games under Head Coach Brad Brownell. Only Andre Young’s 29 against Georgia Tech last season was better. Rod Hall added a season-high 16 points, hitting 7-of-13 field goals. Hall had 12 after halftime.