BOX SCORE: Clemson 63 Miami 59
The win keeps Clemson's NCAA Tournament chances alive as the Tigers play two of their final three regular season games at home before heading to Greensboro, N.C. for the ACC Tournament.
Three Tigers scored in double-digits as the team improved to 18-9 (7-6 ACC) while the loss dropped the Hurricanes to 16-11 (4-8 ACC).
Andre Young scored a game-high 18 on 4-of-7 shooting from behind the 3-point line. He also grabbed four rebounds.
Demontez Stitt had 17 on an 11-of-13 performance from the free-throw line. Jerai Grant added 12.
Tanner Smith handed out a game-high eight assists.
Miami shot 49 percent from the field, but committed 16 turnovers. Durand Scott scored a team-high 16 while Reggie Johnson scored just seven.
Clemson shot 43 percent from the field and 86 percent at the charity stripe (18-of-21). The Tigers also hit 46 percent from long-range.
After Miami took the lead 54-50 courtesy of a four-point play from Malcolm Grant with under four minutes to play, the Tigers' defense buckled down, holding the 'Canes scoreless for the next 3:05.
After Young made a pair of free throws to put Clemson back up by one 34 seconds to play, Miami had two chances to tie or retake the lead but couldn't.
Durand Scott was fouled driving to the basket with 12.5 seconds left but only made one of two before the Tigers hit their free throws down the stretch to ice the win.
The win was just Clemson's second on the road in conference play this year.
The Tigers led 28-27 at halftime as the teams went back and forth until the final minute of the game.
Clemson is back in action Saturday when Wake Forest visits Littlejohn Coliseum at 4 p.m.
CUTigers.com Top Stories
4-27 RECRUITING RADARIn our weekly Recruiting Radar, CUTigers Recruiting Analyst Gary McDaniel updates you on the latest news and intel on the Clemson recruiting front!
CUTigers.comYesterday at 4:10 AM
TIGERS WIN 7-2, SWEEP C OF C!Reed Rohlman is 10 of his last 13 and upped his average to .413, going 3-3 with a HR, two doubles and a HBP, as #3 Clemson cruised past Monte Lee's alma mater, College of…
CUTigers.comTuesday at 7:40 PM
TIGERS WIN 11-0 TO TAKE SERIES!Alex Eubanks struck out 12 and walked none in a 116-pitch, complete-game 11-0 shutout of #17 Wake Forest in the first half of a doubleheader, putting #3 Clemson in position for…
CUTigers.comSaturday at 2:30 PM
SWEPT UGAIN!Tyler Jackson allowed just one earned run, and Chris Williams broke the game open with a 3-run homer to lead #3 Clemson to a 9-7 win over UGA for the season sweep!
ANOTHER 11TH INNING WALK-OFF WIN FOR TIGERS!#4 Clemson beat Charleston Southern 6-5 for its second 11-inning win of the season in walk-off fashion, thanks to the bull pen, Logan Davidson, Reed Rohlman and Rudy Cox, who…