7:15 PM ET, December 2, 2009
Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson coach Oliver Purnell was asked what he said to the Tigers (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) after they gave up a 23-point second-half lead at home in a loss to Illinois."You don't have that much time," he said.Clemson (6-2), which defeated Butler last Sunday, looked to have this one locked up, leading 51-28 early in the second half.
Iliinois turned the tides with an incredible second-half rally on Wednesday, overtaking Clemson at the finish.
|1st Half||2nd Half|
|3-pt FG pct||25.0||50.0|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||28-54 (.519)||24-61 (.393)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-14 (.429)||8-22 (.364)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-22 (.636)||18-25 (.720)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||22 (0/0)|
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