by Nikki Hood
- Staff Writer
- 2018-02-08 22:29:50.0
DeVoe continue his hot shooting Thursday night against Pitt
CLEMSON – Gabe DeVoe and 16th-ranked Clemson are both on fire.
DeVoe tied a career-high with 25 points and the Tigers hit 12 3-pointers in routing Pitt 72-48 Thursday night in Littlejohn Coliseum, the fourth consecutive win for the Tigers. Clemson improves to 20-4 overall and 9-3 in the ACC, good for second in the league behind first-place Virginia. Clemson is now 4-3 all-time against Pitt.
Pitt falls to 8-17 overall and 0-12 in the league. The loss continues a trend of misery for the Panthers. Pitt has dropped 12 consecutive games, the longest stretch in program history. The Panthers are also 0-6 against ranked opponents this season, and they’ve dropped 16 consecutive regular-season ACC contests. The Panthers last regular season conference win was an 80-66 decision over No. 17 Florida State Feb. 18, 2017. The Panthers have lost nine consecutive ACC road contests. Pitt’s last conference road win was an 83-72 decision at Boston College Feb. 8, 2017
DeVoe and the Tigers continue to be hot from beyond the arc. DeVoe set career-highs in 3-pointers made (7) and attempted (11), and he’s hit at least five treys in four consecutive games. The Tigers have made at least 10 3-point field goals in four consecutive games, all wins. DeVoe also set a career-high in field goals made (9).