Tigers Fall to #2 Duke

The Clemson Tigers, fresh off a 10-point victory over Boston College, fell in their 2003-04 ACC opener Saturday evening at Littlejohn Coliseum. Sharrod Ford led the way for the Tigers, with 12 points.

Official Basketball Box Score
Duke Blue Devils vs Clemson Tigers
1/3/04 5:39 PM at Clemson, SC at Littlejohn Coliseum
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VISITORS: Duke Blue Devils 10-1, 1-0 ACC
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
02 Luol Deng........... f  4-12   1-3    0-0    3  1  4   2   9  1  1  0  1  28
23 Shelden Williams.... f  5-6    0-0    2-3    3  4  7   4  12  1  0  3  0  28
42 Shavlik Randolph.... c  1-4    0-1    0-0    2  6  8   3   2  1  0  1  1  27
04 J.J. Redick......... g  7-15   3-9    0-0    0  2  2   3  17  2  4  0  1  33
21 Chris Duhon......... g  5-9    0-2    0-0    1  3  4   3  10  7  4  0  1  35
03 Nick Horvath........    0-1    0-1    0-0    0  2  2   1   0  0  0  0  0   4
05 Daniel Ewing........    7-15   3-6    2-2    2  1  3   4  19  1  1  0  2  25
13 Lee Melchionni......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   3
15 Sean Dockery........    2-3    0-0    0-1    1  0  1   2   4  1  1  0  3  17
   TEAM................                         3  3  6             1
   Totals..............   31-65   7-22   4-6   15 22 37  22  73 14 12  4  9 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 18-37 48.6%   2nd Half: 13-28 46.4%   Game: 47.7%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  3-12 25.0%   2nd Half:  4-10 40.0%   Game: 31.8%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  3-4  75.0%   2nd Half:  1-2  50.0%   Game: 66.7%    1

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HOME TEAM: Clemson Tigers 7-5, 0-1 ACC
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
12 Olu Babalola........ f  2-7    0-1    5-6    2  2  4   2   9  0  2  0  0  22
43 Chris Hobbs......... f  0-2    0-0    0-2    2  3  5   3   0  0  3  0  1  24
05 Sharrod Ford........ c  5-7    0-0    2-3    1  3  4   3  12  0  2  2  0  27
03 Vernon Hamilton..... g  1-6    0-0    0-0    1  5  6   2   2  1  3  0  3  28
14 Chey Christie....... g  3-8    0-0    4-6    2  1  3   0  10  2  2  0  1  29
02 Lamar Rice..........    5-8    1-3    0-0    3  1  4   0  11  0  0  0  0  22
04 Steve Allen.........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   3
20 Reed Long...........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   2
21 Jimmy Hudson........    0-0    0-0    1-2    0  0  0   1   1  0  1  0  0   5
22 Shawan Robinson.....    2-10   0-3    1-2    0  4  4   1   5  4  3  0  1  24
33 Akin Akingbala......    2-4    0-0    0-1    4  0  4   1   4  0  0  0  0  14
   TEAM................                            1  1
   Totals..............   20-52   1-7   13-22  15 20 35  13  54  7 16  2  6 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  9-27 33.3%   2nd Half: 11-25 44.0%   Game: 38.5%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-4  25.0%   2nd Half:  0-3   0.0%   Game: 14.3%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half: 10-16 62.5%   2nd Half:  3-6  50.0%   Game: 59.1%    4

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Officials: Larry Rose, Jamie Luckie, Mark Snurr
Technical fouls: Duke Blue Devils-Shelden Williams. Clemson Tigers-None.
Attendance: 10000
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Duke Blue Devils..............   42   31  -   73
Clemson Tigers................   29   25  -   54
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Points in the paint-DU 38,CU 34. Points off turnovers-DU 18,CU 11.
2nd chance points-DU 21,CU 18. Fast break points-DU 4,CU 6.
Bench points-DU 23,CU 21. Score tied-0 times. Lead changes-0 times.
Last FG-DU 2nd-01:10, CU 2nd-00:14.

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