Scores

Final

Clemson 69

(15-6, 3-4 ACC)

Boston College 75

(12-9, 3-4 ACC)

7:00 PM ET, January 26, 2010

Silvio Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

1 2 T
CLEM 25 4469
BC 42 3375

Top Performers

Clemson: T. Booker 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

Boston College: R. Jackson 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

Jackson's 18 points, 7 assists power BC past slumping Clemson

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Reggie Jackson scored 18 points and dished out seven assists to lead Boston College to a 75-69 win over suddenly slumping Clemson (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today) on Tuesday night.

Corey Raji had 14 points and Rakim Sanders added 11 for Boston College (12-9, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), which shot 56 percent from the field.

MacPherson: Defensive Stand

Boston College's pressure defense helped it steal a victory from Clemson on Tuesday, writes Brian MacPherson. Story

Trevor Booker led the Tigers (15-6, 3-4) with 19 points and eight rebounds.

Raji's jumper from the left wing gave the Eagles a 58-47 edge with just under 8 minutes to play, but the Tigers stayed close and finally made a late run, closing it to 66-60 on Tanner Smith's free throw with 2:18 left.

Cortney Dunn had a put-back for BC, pushing the lead back to eight with just under 2 minutes left, but the Tigers closed it to 68-64 on Booker's short bank shot with 44.7 seconds left.

Jackson hit 6 of 6 free throw attempts in the closing 33.9 seconds to seal the win.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CLEM
BC
Points 69 75
FG Made-Attempted 30-60 (.500) 24-43 (.558)
3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 3-12 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 24-35 (.686)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 19

2009-10 Season

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