Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - T.J. Warren scored 21 points and Richard Howell provided a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds, as No. 14 North Carolina State held off Clemson, 66-62, in a tight ACC battle at PNC Arena.
Howell converted a three-point play with under two minutes to play to break a tie game, and the Wolfpack (15-3, 4-1 ACC) held on to stay unbeaten at home and avoid back-to-back losses after falling at Maryland last Wednesday.
Rodney Purvis and Scott Wood each scored 11 points for the victors, with Wood providing clutch free throws in the final minute to preserve the win.
Clemson (10-7, 2-3) had its two-game winning streak snapped despite Devin Booker providing a career-high 27 points on 13-of-18 shooting. Rod Hall added 16 points and committed the game-sealing turnover in the closing seconds.