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Clemson stuns UNC 79-76 in OT, earns 1st win in Chapel Hill

It's the first time Clemson has won in Chapel Hill in 60 tries.
Credit: AP
North Carolina's Brandon Robinson (4) coves his face after missing a final three-point attempt in overtime in an NCAA college basketball game against Clemson on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Aamir Simms hit an overtime-forcing 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left in regulation and the Clemson Tigers went on to erase decades of futility at North Carolina by beating the Tar Heels 79-76 on Saturday, earning their first win in 60 tries in Chapel Hill. 

Simms had 20 points for the Tigers, who trailed by 10 with about two minutes left in regulation before making a frantic comeback. 

Brandon Robinson had a career-best 27 points for the Tar Heels, who were 59-0 all-time in the series in Chapel Hill for the longest home winning streak against one opponent in NCAA history.

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