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Jan 03, 2024

Clemson Drops First ACC Contest at Miami, 95-82

Five net double-figures for Tigers in the loss

Final Stats

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – No. 16/17 Clemson University men’s basketball dropped its first league game of the year on the road at Miami, 95-82.

The Tigers (11-2, 1-1 ACC) led by six at the break, 41-35, but a 16-point swing in the second half pushed the Hurricanes into a lead they wouldn’t relinquish.

Clemson boasted five double-digit scorers, led by Joseph Girard III’s (Glens Falls, N.Y./Glens Falls) 18 points, while PJ Hall (Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman) netted 17.

Ian Schieffelin (Loganville, Ga./Grayson) completed his fourth career double-double and third of the current campaign. Chase Hunter (Atlanta, Ga./Westlake) (16) and Chauncey Wiggins (Grayson, Ga./Grayson) (12) rounded out the double-digit Tiger scorers.

Miami was led by a trio of 20-point scorers, namely Nigel Pack’s game-high 25.

Clemson returns to the floor on Saturday, Jan. 6 when it hosts No. 8 North Carolina at noon on ESPN2.

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