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SportGuy, No. 4 Virginia stay perfect with 63-43 win over Clemson

21:30  12 january  2019
21:30  12 january  2019 Source:   ap.org

Clemson is No. 1 for 3rd time in AP poll, 'Bama 2, Ohio St 3

Clemson is No. 1 for 3rd time in AP poll, 'Bama 2, Ohio St 3 Clemson finished No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the third time after routing Alabama in the national championship game. The Tigers received all 61 first-place votes. The Tide, which was trying to become just the third team to go wire-to-wire as the No. 1 team in the country, finished second. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Clemson also finished No. 1 in 2016 and 1981. Ohio State finished third. Oklahoma, which lost to Alabama in the Orange Bowl semifinal, was fourth. Notre Dame, which lost to Clemson in the Cotton Bowl semifinal, was fifth.

Kyle Guy led Virginia with 17 points as the Hoos shot 40% from the field and 41% from three for the game. DeAndre Hunter had yet another The Deacons turned it over 12 times in the game, and forced the Hoos into 10 turnovers. Wake got 11 points from the free throw line, and Virginia went a perfect

With No. 15 Houston getting upset by Temple earlier Wednesday, Virginia remained one of only two undefeated teams along with second-ranked Michigan. Virginia : The next three games may give a better picture of how good the Cavaliers can be this season. Following a trip to Clemson Saturday

Guy, No. 4 Virginia stay perfect with 63-43 win over Clemson© The Associated Press Virginia's Kyle Guy shoots a 3-pointer over Clemson's Shelton Mitchell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

CLEMSON, S.C. — Kyle Guy had 13 points, De'Andre Hunter scored 12 and No. 4 Virginia improved to 15-0 with a 63-43 victory over Clemson on Saturday.

Clemson started the day with a national championship football parade and celebration just a few steps away at Death Valley. The basketball Tigers (10-6, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) had hoped to add to the good feelings with their first win over Virginia since 2012.

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CLEMSON , S.C. -- Trevor Lawrence threw for a career-high 393 yards, Adam Choice rushed for three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson capped a perfect The Tigers had not given up that many points in 28 games since a 42-35 win over Virginia Tech in the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference title game.

With No. 15 Houston getting upset by Temple earlier Wednesday, Virginia remained one of only two undefeated teams along with second-ranked Michigan. Virginia : The next three games may give a better picture of how good the Cavaliers can be this season. Following a trip to Clemson Saturday

Instead, the Cavaliers turned up their trademark defense to make it a long afternoon for Clemson and maintain their run as the ACC's only undefeated squad at 3-0.

The Tigers cut a double-digit lead to 29-27 on Marcquise Reed's basket early in the second half. Virginia, though, followed with an 18-5 run where it made five 3-pointers to restore the lead and cruise to its ninth straight victory over the Clemson.

Virginia's defense and Guy put Clemson in a large, early hole. Guy came in leading the Cavs at more than 15 points a game and scored 13 of the team's first 21 points off three 3-pointers.

The Cavaliers lead the country with 51.8 points allowed a game this season, and they smothered the Tigers early. Clemson missed 14 of its first 15 shots to fall behind 15-4.

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Hoos win over more voters after a huge week with two top 20 wins . After a huge week that included a 61-36 drubbing of No. 18 Clemson and a 65- 63 road victory over No . 4 Duke at Cameron Indoor, the Virginia Cavaliers stayed steady in Virginia ’s one loss this season came against West Virginia

Clemson needs a victory at rival South Carolina on Saturday to complete the third undefeated regular season in school history. The Tigers will play No Saturday’s victory also gave the Tigers’ senior class a school-record 43 victories over the last four years. Watson completed 24 of 35 passes en route to

BOX SCORE: VIRGINIA 63, CLEMSON 43

Clemson finally got going and cut it to 27-21 at halftime after a basket by Elijah Thomas and two foul shots by Reed in the final minute. The Tigers couldn't sustain the momentum into the second half.

Clemson started 0-3 in ACC play for the first time since losing its first five league games in 1999-2000.

Reed was Clemson's only double-figure scorer with 14 points, but he shot just 3 of 14 from the field and missed his five 3-point attempts.

THE BIG PICTURE

Virginia: The Cavaliers are steady, relentless and precise on both sides of the ball. Ty Jerome, a double-digit scorer, had not made a field goal in the opening half, yet hit two critical 3s in Virginia's decisive run in the second half. He finished with eight points.

Clemson: The Tigers have lost three straight ACC games, and each time they struggled to score early. They trailed Duke 40-33 at the break and lost 87-68, then were down 40-32 at Syracuse in a 61-53 loss. In this one, Clemson trailed by 12 points in the first half and, despite cutting things to 29-27 early in second, could not stay close.

Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in rout of Hokies, 81-59

Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in rout of Hokies, 81-59 De'Andre Hunter scored 21 points and Ty Jerome had 14 and a career-high 12 assists as No. 4 Virginia started fast and routed No. 9 Virginia Tech 81-59. Kyle Guy added 15 points for the Cavaliers (16-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who never trailed in the first meeting of the programs in which both were ranked in the top 10. Virginia also remained one of two unbeaten teams in the country along with Michigan, which was idle. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 19 points and Ahmed Hill 14 to lead Virginia Tech (14-2, 3-1), which was seeking the first 15-1 start in program history.

With the win , Virginia remains perfect in the ACC at 8-0 and improve their overall record to 19-1. This is Virginia ’s best start in the ACC since 1980-81 Devon Hall led Virginia with 14 points, and Kyle Guy added 12 points. The Hoos had 14 steals, seven blocks, and forced 19 Clemson turnovers as

Bryant leads Clemson past Virginia Tech. Kelly Bryant ran around and away from No. 12 Virginia Tech and led No. 2 Clemson to a 31-17 victory Saturday night, the Tigers' third in Virginia Tech gets on the board with 43 -yard FG (0:27). The Hokies score their first points of the game off of a 43 -yard

UP NEXT

Virginia hosts No. 9 Virginia Tech on Tuesday night.

Clemson is home against Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.

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Guy, No. 4 Virginia stay perfect with 63-43 win over Clemson

Clemson's Higgins hauls in pinball TD right before halftime.
The Clemson Tigers already were headed into the half with a two-score lead over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, but wide receiver Tee Higgins decided that wasn’t enough. The electrifying sophomore wide receiver went up in the air and made an unbelievable pinball catch in tight coverage, then got a foot inbounds as he fell down for the game-changing touchdown before the half. OMG TEE pic.twitter.com/XCDsKy6MHZ — CBS Sports (@CBSSports) December 29, 2018 Higgins had been held fairly quietly all game with true freshman Justyn Ross making big plays on a 52-yard touchdown and a 42-yard touchdown.

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