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Clemson lost 66-57 to Duke Sunday
Clemson lost 66-57 to Duke Sunday

CLEMSON – Clemson had their chances against Duke Sunday afternoon, but too many turnovers and not enough scoring was the difference.

The Tigers tied the score at 57-57 with under two minutes to play but No. 12 Duke hit shots down the stretch and the No. 11 Tigers didn’t as the Blue Devils escaped Littlejohn Coliseum with a 66-57 victory, taking over sole possession of second place in the ACC in the process.

Clemson falls to 20-56 overall and 9-5 in the ACC while Duke improves to 22-5 overall and 10-4 in the ACC. Clemson is 32-107 all-time against Duke. The Tigers are 23-39 all-time at home against Duke.

Clemson got 13 points from Marcquise Reed and Elijah Thomas, while Mark Donnal and Aamir Simms each added 10. Gabe DeVoe scored just three points – he was 1-10 from the field and just 1-8 from 3-point range. Grayson Allen led Duke with 19 points. Clemson committed 13 turnovers.

The Tigers shot 21-61 from the field (34%) and jsut 5-20 (25%) from 3-point range. The Blue Devils shot 26 free throws to Clemson's 12.

Tags: Gabe DeVoe, Marcquise Reed, Elijah Thomas, Aamir Simms, Mark Donnal
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