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Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Swinney feeling confident about Clemson's prospects

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes his defense is in better shape for next season, even if attrition and the number of Tiger underclassmen at the NFL combine indicate otherwise.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Yellow Jackets rally past Tigers

ATLANTA - Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 25 points, including two free throws with three seconds remaining, and Georgia Tech came back from a second-half deficit of 13 points to beat Clemson 75-73 on ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Watson says he has 'unfinished business'

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson hopes to win a national title before making any decision on entering the NFL Draft.

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Auguste's 19 helps Notre Dame beat Clemson

Zach Auguste scored 19 points and had eight rebounds to lead Notre Dame to an 89-83 win over Clemson.
By Jeffrey Collins

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Clemson scrambles to replace DBs

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall - until NFL dreams got involved.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Strong second half powers Baylor over Georgia

WACO, Texas - Rico Gathers had 17 points and nine rebounds, and No. 17 Baylor used a quick start to the second half to beat Georgia 83-73 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday night.

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Clemson must regroup on defense

Another year, another major round of changes for Clemson's defense. The team that used a strong front four and tight secondary to reach the national title game is taking hits in both areas this ...

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Clemson's win streak is snapped

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Malcolm Brogdon scored 20 points and Anthony Gill had two big baskets late as No. 13 Virginia squandered most of a 13-point lead and then held on to beat Clemson 69-62.

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Clemson rolling along in the ACC

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jaron Blossomgame scored 25 points and Clemson defeated a third consecutive ranked opponent for the first time in program history with a 76-65 victory over No. 8 Miami on Saturday.

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Clemson QB, coach win awards

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and Tigers coach Dabo Swinney received major awards on Thursday.

Duo lead Georgia comeback

ATHENS, Ga. - J.J. Frazier and Kenny Gaines handled almost all the scoring in Georgia's decisive second-half run after trailing by nine points and the Bulldogs beat Tennessee 81-72 on Wednesday night.

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Surging Tigers upset No. 9 Blue Devils

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jaron Blossomgame scored 17 points, including the clinching dunk with 13.5 seconds left, to lift Clemson to a 68-63 victory over No. 9 Duke on Wednesday night.
By Pete Iacobelli

Clemson defensive stars leave for NFL

Clemson defensive end Kevin Dodd, cornerback Mackensie Alexander and safeties Jayron Kearse and T.J. Green are entering the NFL Draft.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Michaux: Tigers proved they belong

If there were any doubters left regarding the Tigers' place on the championship stage, they've gone into hiding.
By Scott Michaux

Watson shines but can't help Clemson bring title home

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Deshaun Watson certainly did his share for Clemson. The top-ranked Tigers needed even more against powerhouse Alabama.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tide captures fourth crown

GLENDALE, Arizona - No. 2 Alabama won its fourth national title in the last seven seasons, outlasting the dynamic play of Deshaun Watson and No. 1 Clemson in a 45-40 victory Monday night in the ...
By Ralph D. Russo

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Surging Clemson knocks off No. 16 Louisville

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jaron Blossomgame scored 17 points and Avry Holmes added 16 points to lead Clemson to a 66-62 win over No. 16 Louisville on Sunday.

'Bama on verge of unprecedented run, with Clemson in the way

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Regardless of the outcome between No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama, a case can be made that no team in the history of the sport has had a better run than the Crimson Tide under ...
By Ralph D. Russo

Clemson upsets cold-shooting No. 16 Louisville

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jaron Blossomgame scored 17 points and Avry Holmes added 16 points to lead Clemson to a 66-62 win over No. 16 Louisville on Sunday. 
By Jeffrey Collins

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