Clemson downs Duke to move 7-0 in ACC for 1st time ever

Clemson's PJ Hall celebrates after a made bucket Photo credit USA Today Sports

Clemson Basketball continued its best start ever in ACC play with a win over a ranked opponent. The Tigers downed the 24th ranked Blue Devils 72-64 at Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday. Clemson outscored Duke 40-32 after trailing 34-30 at the break.

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Both teams struggled to connect on 3 point attempts, combining to shoot just 6 of 37 from long range. Former Dorman star PJ Hall had a game high 26 and Seneca alum Brevin Galloway added 17. Duke had 3 players in double figures led by a team high Kyle Filipowski who had 18. He added 14 boards to finish with a double-double.

With the win, Clemson improves 15-3 overall and a perfect 8-0 in ACC play for the 1st time ever. The Tigers are in sole possession of 1st place and are looking for their 1st Regular Season Title in over 30 years.

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