ACC basketball: Tigers, Hokies prevail
CLEMSON, S.C. ó Terrence Oglesby hit five 3-pointers and scored 18 points, Trevor Booker had 11 points and 11 rebounds and No. 10 Clemson beat Georgia Tech 73-59 to break a two-game losing streak.
Oglesby had two consecutive 3-pointers as Clemson shook off a poor start to move in front 23-16.
Clemson (17-2, 3-2 ACC) opened the season 16-0. But after losing a top-10 showdown to Wake Forest getting thumped by North Carolina ó running their all-time mark to 0-54 in Chapel Hill.
The Yellow Jackets (9-10, 0-6), the ACC’s last winless team in league play, proved the perfect bounce-back opponent for the Tigers.
Virginia Tech 88, Miami 83, OT
CORAL GABLES, Fla. ó Malcolm Delaney scored a career-high 29 points to lead Virginia Tech past Miami on Sunday.
Delaney’s 3-pointer with 1:49 left in overtime gave the Hokies (14-5, 4-1 ACC) the lead for good at 84-83. A.D. Vasallo also scored 28 points.
Vasallo and Dorenzo Hudson each converted two free throws in the final 26 seconds to secure Virginia Tech’s fifth-straight victory.
Virginia Tech rallied from an 81-77 deficit early in overtime with field goals from Jeff Allen, who finished with 17 points, and Delaney.
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