Skip to Content

Arizona falls in Sweet 16 to Clemson

Clemson takes down Arizona and ends their season in the Sweet 16.

LOS ANGELES (KYMA, KECY) - Chase Hunter scored 18 points to lead the Clemson Tigers to a 77-72 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the Sweet 16 at Arena on Thursday.

Clemson advances to the Elite 8 for the second time in school history. Arizona's season is over.

At halftime Clemson led 39-41. In the second half, Arizona battled back and tied it at 66. However, the Wildcats missed crucial shots down the stretch. In the final minute Chase Hunter scored two critical buckets, including an and-1 with 0:25 seconds remaining to make it 75-70. The Tigers would go on to claim the 77-72 victory.

Arizona struggled mightily from three-point range shooting 17.8%. Star guards Caleb Love and Kylan Boswell combined for shooting 1 for 13 from three.

Clemson will face the winner of Alabama and North Carolina in the Elite 8.

Article Topic Follows: College Sports

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

Chas Messman

Chas Messman joined KYMA in July 2023 as News 11’s Sports Director. If you have any sports story ideas, send them to


KYMA KECY is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content