ATLANTA (AP) -Lewis Clinch set a career high with 32 points and last-place Georgia Tech pulled off the first big upset of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, beating No. 17 Clemson 86-81 on Thursday.
Clinch made five 3-pointers to carry the Yellow Jackets (12-18), who went 2-14 in the ACC during the regular season - including a pair of losses to the Tigers.
Clemson (23-8) is now 0-for-56 in winning the ACC tournament. The Tigers made it all the way to the championship game a year ago before losing to North Carolina, but they were one-and-done at the Georgia Dome.
Gani Lawal added 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets, who advanced to meet No. 22 Florida State in the quarterfinals Friday.
Trevor Booker paced Clemson with 17 points.

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail North Carolina vs. Stanford Pick Will No. 9 North Carolina be able to handle their business when they go on the road to face Stanford tonight at 11:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Baylor vs. Wisconsin Pick One of the most intriguing games in college basketball tonight has No. 25 Baylor facing Wisconsin in the Hall of Fame Classic at 9:30PM...
Thumbnail Hampton vs. Xavier Pick Is No. 15 Xavier going to be able to cover a big spread when it takes on Hampton...
Thumbnail Troy vs. Kentucky Pick Will No. 7 Kentucky make quick work of Troy when the two teams meet up tonight at 8PM ET in the Adolph Rupp...
Thumbnail Buffalo vs. Cincinnati Pick Can No. 12 Cincinnati take care of business against unbeaten Buffalo when the two meet up tonight at 7:30PM ET in the Cayman Islands...

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Team Pages