MBB Final: Clemson 79, No. 3 Duke 72

MBB Final: Clemson 79, No. 3 Duke 72
Clemson guard John Newman III, left, is congratulated by Aamir Simms after hitting a three-point shot against Duke during first-half aciton in Clemson, S.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (Source: (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA))

CLEMSON, S.C. (TigerNet) - Clemson handed No. 3 Duke its first conference loss 79-72 on Tuesday evening. Clemson improves to 9-7 (3-3 ACC) while Duke falls to 15-2 (5-1).

The win was Clemson's third-straight in conference and snap a three-game losing streak to Duke in the process.

The Tigers were led by Aamir Simms with a career-high 25 points on 10-15 shooting with 9 rebounds and 5 assists.

With the win, Brad Brownell takes over the top spot in career wins at Clemson with 178.

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