Virginia Tech came roaring back in the second half to defeat the Clemson Tigers 68-63 in the first round of the 2012 ACC Tournament. The Hokies trailed 35-30 at the half but came roaring back in the second and then held on at the end thanks to some struggles at the free throw line by Clemson.
Erick Green led the way for Virginia Tech with 24 points and five assists. Dorenzo Hudson added 19 points while Cadarian Raines added nine.
Devin Coleman scored 15 points to lead Clemson while Milton Jennings and Andre young each finished with 13. Tanner Smith chipped in 12 points, six boards and six assists.
With the win, Virginia Tech advances to the quarterfinals where they will take on Duke on Friday.
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