Tigers Pummel Eagles, 1st Tourney Win Since ’08
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) _ Demontez Stitt scored 20 points to lead
Clemson past Boston College 70-47 on Friday in the quarterfinals of
the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Jerai Grant added 12 points and Milton Jennings had 10 for the
fourth-seeded Tigers (21-10). They shot 45 percent on 23-of-51
shooting and clamped down on one of the ACC’s best 3-point shooting
teams to win a game both teams desperately needed to polish their
NCAA tournament profiles and possibly move themselves off the
After winning its first ACC tournament game since 2008, Clemson
advances to face No. 6 North Carolina, the top seed, on Saturday in
Joe Trapani scored 20 points to lead fifth-seeded BC (20-12).
All-ACC guard Reggie Jackson was pestered all day by Stitt and
finished with 11 points on 5-of-13 shooting.