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Damarcus Harrison and Hall hit back-to-back 3s to start the burst in which the Tigers scored on seven straight possessions.

McDaniels hit a free throw with 47.7 seconds left to pull Clemson to 61-60. When Sulaimon missed a floater with about 15 seconds left, Landry Nnoko pulled down the rebound and kicked it out to Hall - who hurried downcourt and hit his runner in the lane to briefly put the Tigers ahead.

Hood then flew right back the other way, drew contact from McDaniels while attacking the basket and hit both ends of a one-and-one for the game’s final points.

“I just got eye contact with him when he got the ball, and I said, ‘Go,’” coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “I believe in Rodney. You sink or swim with him, and we’re still swimming. So thank goodness.”

Nnoko finished with 10 points for Clemson, which won the only regular-season meeting - a 72-59 romp in January that dropped Duke to 1-2 in the league and caused a significant amount of soul-searching among the Blue Devils.

The Tigers shot 67 percent in the second half of this one to nearly knock them off again.

“I couldn’t be prouder of my players to show the resiliency we did throughout the game, especially the second half when it looked like we were dead again,” Brownell said. “Our guys just had a lot of fight. They just kept coming.”


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