Saturday College Hoops: Clemson wins, Gamecocks lose

Clemson beat Virginia for their first ACC basketball win this season.

The Clemson Tigers beat the Virginia Cavaliers 59-44 at Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday. It was the Tigers first ACC win this season. Clemson was led by a season-high 21 points from Milton Jennings. He hit five 3-pointers and had 11 rebounds, and Devin Booker had 15 points and nine rebounds. Clemson's overall record is now 9-6, 1-2 in the ACC.

The Auburn Tigers defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks 74-71 at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on Saturday. Bruce Ellington led all scorers with 18 points for the Gamecocks. Mullins product Eric Smith scored 10 points for South Carolina. Auburn was led by Frankie Sullivan's 17 points, and 16 points and 10 rebounds from Rob Chubb, in a game that had 27 lead changes. The Gamecocks fell to 10-5 overall, 0-2 in the SEC.