Brownell: There was a personnel mix-up on Syracuse's game winner


by - Assoc. Editor -
    |
Player Photo
Position: Head Coach

Tyus Battle 's 3-pointer from the corner as time expired handed the Tigers a heartbreaking 82-81 loss to Syracuse on Tuesday night in Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson head coach Brad Brownell said a mixup caused Battle to get such a wide open look for the game winner.

"We had a mix up on the last play. I don't know if it was the scorer's table or my staff made a mistake but obviously, it is my responsibility but we thought (Tyler) Roberson was still in the game for them," Brownell said. "He is their best offensive rebounder so we had Sidy (Djitte) in there to make sure he didn't tip one in. Then you look out and he is not in the game and we are in trouble because he isn't used to guarding perimeter players that often. He leaves a shooter and we lose on a last second shot. Unfortunate. I feel awful for my players."

Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
    |
Loading...
Post your comments!

Herbstreit: 'Frightening' defense has Clemson as Playoff favorite

Clemson ranked No. 1 in CBSSports.com's 2017 performances

Clemson-Louisville was most-watched prime-time game

Five Questions Answered

Inside the Road Trip: Big game vibe was missing from Louisville

Former Clemson LB traded to Dolphins

Don't want to get smacked by Wilkins? Don't score. Or play rock-paper-scissors

ESPN analyst: Bryant 'will be better' than Watson

WATCH: Clemson is a complete football team
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest