Posted December 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Once again, Clemson had a chance to pull off the upset against a ranked opponent. Just like the first time, it didn't work out for the Tigers. Clemson erased an early 14-point deficit and grabbed the lead in the second half, but Mark Lyons helped No. 8 Arizona rally for a 66-54 victory at Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday night. Last month, the Tigers led No. 10 Gonzaga at the Old Spice Classic before going on to a 57-49 loss. ''This is still a situation where we've played two high-level teams and played reasonably well at times,'' Clemson coach Brad Brownell said. ''But for whatever reason, we haven't been able to finish.'' Youth could have something to do with it. The Tigers have just two upperclassmen on the roster in seniors Devin Booker and Milton Jennings. Clemson's depth took a hit this week, too, when guard T.J. Sapp decided to transfer. ''We don't have that go-to scorer that can settle your team down and go make something happen when you need something to happen,'' Brown...
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