College Hoops: BC beats Clemson in Tigers home finale
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 02:55:28 GMT —
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Freshman guard Olivier Hanlan scored 24 points and Ryan Anderson added 18 points and 11 rebounds as Boston College defeated Clemson 68-61 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game Tuesday night.
The Eagles (14-16, 6-11) spent most of the game battling back, then refused to let go of the lead after pulling ahead 47-46 on Anderson's layup with just under 9 minutes left.
Joe Rahon added 10 points for Boston College, which won its second straight conference game and completed a two-game sweep of Clemson. The Eagles shot 45.1 percent (23 of 51) from the field.
In their final home game for the Tigers (13-16, 5-12), Devin Booker had 19 points and eight rebounds and fellow senior Milton Jennings had 18 points and seven rebounds.
Clemson has lost five straight and eight of nine.
The Tigers, who shot 44.1 percent (26 of 59), received 11 points off the bench from Damarcus Harrison.