CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Tevin Mack had a carer-high 32 points and Clyde Trapp hit a go-ahead driving layup with 2.5 seconds left as Clemson rallied from 10-points down in the second half to defeat Syracuse 71-70 on Tuesday night. Mack is a grad transfer who played at Texas and Alabama before joining the Tigers this year.
He had 23 points in the second half during the comeback for Clemson. Mack also had a game-best 10 rebounds as the Tigers ended Syracuse’s five-game win streak. Buddy Boeheim and Elijah Hughes had 22 points each for the Orange.
Clemson improves to 11-9 and 5-5 in the ACC.
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