WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Deacons hurt Clemson’s tournament chances

February 26, 2014

Clemson led 44-42 in the second half but WakeForest produced a 13-2 run to take control in a 62-57 win over the Tigers on Tuesday at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem. The Tigers fell to 17-10 with the loss and 8-7 in the ACC. K. J. McDaniels struggled Tuesday, posting 10 points on just 3-of-11 field goals with four turnovers.

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South Carolina’s men’s basketball team travels to Auburn Wednesday night in the two team’s second matchup this season, with the Tigers winning 79-74 in Columbia on Feb. 5. Tip off is 9:00 PM from the Auburn Arena.

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In the NBA Tuesday, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points, Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls held off the Atlanta Hawks 107-103 at Philips Arena.

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Sophomore righthander Clate Schmidt tossed 4.2 scoreless innings in relief of one-hit ball to pace #11 Clemson (6-1) to a 4-2 victory over PresbyterianCollege (4-3-1) at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. Schmidt (1-1) earned the win by allowing just one single, no runs, and one walk with one strikeout, while Matt Campbell recorded his first save of the year.

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Robert Tyler pitched five innings of solid relief to lead Georgia past Furman, 6-4 in college baseball action Tuesday afternoon at Foley Field in Athens. The win snapped Georgia’s three-game losing streak to Furman, which had also beaten the Bulldogs (2-5) in four of the last five meetings.

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The Newberry Wolves dropped a 13-1 decision to Lander at Dolny Stadium on Tuesday evening. The Wolves fall to 9-7 overall and will look to rebound at home against Limestone at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Lander improves its record to 14-1.

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Catcher Evan Gattis and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year contract that will pay him at a rate of $520,250 in the major leagues this season and $291,311 in the minors.

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Calendar

  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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