Scott Wood hit a 3-pointer with one second to go to lift North Carolina State to a 58-57 win over Clemson on Sunday.
Lorenzo Brown, returning after missing two games with an injured ankle, drove to the hoop before passing to Wood on the winning basket for the Wolfpack (17-7, 6-5 ACC) as they ended a three-game losing streak.
The Wolfpack set up the winning play after a timeout with 7.5 seconds to go.
Brown also hit two free throws with 14 seconds left to cut Clemson's lead to two. The Tigers (12-11, 4-7) led for almost the whole game, but Milton Jennings missed the front end of a 1-in-1 with 12.3 seconds left.
Richard Howell led N.C. State with 16 points and 11 rebounds. C.J. Leslie added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolfpack, who were the preseason pick to win the ACC before losing three in a row, a streak that started when Brown left a 58-55 loss to Virginia with the hurt ankle in the first half. N.C. State plays just one team in the ACC top four the rest of the way, givi...