Clemson, NCSU Have Reasons For HopeColumns
RALEIGH, N.C. — Clemson and NC State entered Saturday’s regular-season finale on completely opposite trajectories. The Tigers had lost their last nine ACC contests, falling from 16-4 in the league to 16-13. In the process, they slipped from a very strong national seed favorite to a team just trying desperately to hold onto a hosting spot.
The Wolfpack, meanwhile, looked like a team on track to miss the NCAA tournament entirely after getting swept by Boston College to fall to 20-20 overall and 8-13 in the league on April 23. But from that day forward, NC State won[…]