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"Brutal ending": Brownell praises his team's resiliency in tough loss to Hokies

Clemson’s basketball team entered the second round of the ACC Tournament on a five-game winning streak, and a ferocious second half comeback led to overtime. With just over six seconds remaining, the Tigers held a two-point lead and looked ready to advance, but Virginia Tech’s Darius Maddox drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to end the Tigers’ season.

“Obviously brutal. Brutal ending. Just incredibly proud of the way our guys competed, not just tonight but throughout the season,” Brownell said. “A lot of adversity, and our guys just kept getting better and being coachable and working through things.