BOSTON -- Reggie Jackson scored 18 points and dished out seven assists to lead Boston College to a 75-69 win over suddenly slumping Clemson (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today) on Tuesday night.
Trevor Booker led the Tigers (15-6, 3-4) with 19 points and eight rebounds.
Raji's jumper from the left wing gave the Eagles a 58-47 edge with just under 8 minutes to play, but the Tigers stayed close and finally made a late run, closing it to 66-60 on Tanner Smith's free throw with 2:18 left.
Cortney Dunn had a put-back for BC, pushing the lead back to eight with just under 2 minutes left, but the Tigers closed it to 68-64 on Booker's short bank shot with 44.7 seconds left.
Jackson hit 6 of 6 free throw attempts in the closing 33.9 seconds to seal the win.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.