Wednesday, February 11, 2009

TUESDAY NIGHT HOOPS

No. 11 CLEMSON 87, BOSTON COLEGE 77 – Terrence Oglesby hit six 3-pointers, scoring 18 of his 21 points in the second half to lead No. 11 Clemson to an 87-77 victory over Boston College.

Trevor Booker had 21 points and 13 rebounds, K.C. Rivers added 17 points and Sykes scored 12 with nine rebounds for the Tigers (20-3, 6-3 ACC).

Rakim Sanders scored 23 with eight rebounds for BC (18-8, 6-5) and Tyrese Rice scored 17 as the Eagles dropped to 1-4 against ranked teams with Duke (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) up next on Sunday.

The victory gave Clemson a school record third consecutive 20-game winning season.

No. 25 FLORIDA STATE 68, VIRGINIA 57 – Toney Douglas (#23) scored 19 points and matched a career high with seven assists Tuesday as the 25th-ranked Seminoles defeated the Wahoos 68-57, handing Virginia its eighth consecutive loss – including two to the Seminoles.

The Seminoles (19-5, 6-3 ACC) shook off a woeful first-half shooting effort (20 points) with a blistering 70.8 percent performance in the second half (48 points).
Virginia (7-13, 1-8) was led by Sylven Landesberg's 14 points.

(AP Photos/Michael Dwyer and Phil Coale)

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