CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 23 points and Virginia pulled away in the final seven minutes to beat Clemson 75-65. Virginia, which has won three of its last four, avenged a 67-50 loss to the Tigers on Dec. 22 that ended an 11-game win streak in the series.
The Cavaliers have won six straight against the Tigers in South Carolina. The Cavaliers closed on a 19-8 run.
Gardner made six free throws during the stretch. Armaan Franklin added 13 points for Virginia (9-5, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Hunter Tyson scored 15 points for Clemson (9-5, 1-2), which ended a four-game win streak.