Clemson falls in Durham
Demontez Stitt
Posted Mar 2, 2011

Clemson lost 70-59 to No. 4 Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night.

BOX SCORE: Duke 70 Clemson 59

With the loss, the Tigers fell to 19-10 (8-7 ACC). Tied for first-place atop the ACC, Duke improved to 27-3 (13-2 ACC) and will play North Carolina for the regular season championship Saturday evening in Chapel Hill.

Demontez Stitt, who came down with strep throat on Monday, led Clemson with 14 points. He also grabbed seven points and dished out four assists.

Milton Jennings came off the bench to score 10 points and pull down 11 rebounds. Jerai Grant scored eight and had 11 rebounds.

Clemson shot 30 percent from the field and 21 percent from behind the 3-point line.

Three Duke players score in double-figures, including seniors Nolan Smith and Kyle Singler, who had 21 and 18, respectively. Seth Curry scored 18.

The Blue Devils shot 42 percent from the field and 41 percent from long-range.

Clemson was whistled for 24 fouls and hit 13-of-15 free-throws. Duke had 15 fouls and shot 19-of-25 from the charity stripe.

Up next for the Tigers is senior day—Saturday’s 12 p.m. game against Virginia Tech.

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