Clemson drops their 1st ACC game after historic conference start

Clemson Head Coach Brad Brownell looks on from the bench Photo credit USA Today Sports

The historic and undefeated start in ACC play for Clemson Men's Basketball has now come to an end. The Tigers struggled to stop Wake Forest in their 87-77 road loss Tuesday night. The homestanding Demon Deacons started hot scoring 48 1st half points to lead by 10 at the break.

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Clemson was minus 5 in turnover margin, as Wake valued the ball turning it over just 6 times all night. Clemson was also minus 1 on the offensive glass. Wake had 4 players in double figures, Tyree Appleby led the way with a game high 24.

Clemson also had 4 in double digits, PJ Hall had a team high 22. Hunter Tyson had his 7th double0double in 8 ACC games, scoring 19 and grabbing 14 boards.

Clemson is now 7-1 in ACC play and is still in 1st place with a one game lead over Miami and Wake Forest. The Tigers will look to bounce back as they host Virginia Tech Saturday night.

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