November 16, 1986 |
In this case, Coach Danny Ford of Clemson didn't mind going for a tie. With the ball on the Maryland four and two seconds left, David Treadwell kicked a 21-yard field goal to make the final score 17-17 at Baltimore Saturday, giving Clemson the Atlantic Coast Conference championship. Ford made his decision from the press box, where both he and Maryland Coach Bobby Ross had been banished for separate confrontations with officials. Maryland is 1-3-1 in the ACC and 4-5-1 overall.
January 1, 1996
Two young teams with 8-3 records, Clemson and Syracuse, meet in today's Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla. "I guess it is odd for us to be so young," said defensive end Chris Marques, one of seven Syracuse senior starters. No. 23 Clemson is just as inexperienced, starting only eight seniors and only two on offense. The offensive leaders, quarterback Nealon Greene and fullback Raymond Priester, are sophomores. Both started as freshmen.
May 27, 1988 |
Rusty Charpia singled home Dave Tripp with two out in the 19th inning to give Clemson to a 3-2 victory over Fordham in the longest National Collegiate Athletic Assn. playoff game ever played Thursday in the Northeast Regional at New Britain, Conn. The game broke the NCAA tournament record of 16 innings set in 1972 when Connecticut beat Harvard, 8-5, and equaled in 1979 when Miami (Fla.) beat The Citadel, 3-1. Because of the game's length, the game between St.
November 26, 1985 |
Junior transfer Larry Middleton scored 24 points and veteran forward Horace Grant grabbed 15 rebounds to spark Clemson to an 83-57 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore Monday night at Clemson, S.C. Middleton, who played the last two years at Valley College, brought immediate firepower to the Tigers in his first start, scoring 16 points in the first 10 minutes to stake Clemson to a 24-10 lead.
January 25, 1987 |
Iowa and Clemson dropped out of the undefeated ranks Saturday, leaving DePaul as the only Division I school with a perfect record in college basketball. Iowa, ranked No. 1, was stunned by Ohio State, 80-76, at Iowa City. Clemson, ranked 10th, was knocked off by 12th-ranked Duke, 105-103, in overtime at Clemson, S.C. Iowa had defeated three Top Ten teams--Indiana, Purdue and Illinois--in the last nine days.
February 9, 1993 |
Bobby Hurley's reputation as an offensive threat continued to grow Monday night against Clemson. Hurley scored 16 of his 21 points during the second half as third-ranked Duke defeated the Tigers, 93-84, in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at Clemson, S.C. All five of Hurley's three-point baskets came at crucial times for Duke, 18-3 overall and 6-3 in the ACC. The Blue Devils have won five in a row since losing two of three during a stretch in January.