CLEMSON, S.C. – Rod Hall scored 11 of his 19 points in the final minute of regulation and overtime to rally Clemson to a 68-65 victory over No. 18 Arkansas on Sunday night.
The Tigers (5-3) trailed 57-51 on Bobby Portis' layup with 1:17 to go. That's when Hall led the Clemson comeback. He made a layup before converting a Razorbacks' turnover into another basket. Rashad Madden coughed up the ball again for Arkansas, and Jaron Blossomgame made a layup to tie the game at 57-57.
Hall started the extra period with a 3-pointer to put Clemson out front for good.
Michael Qualls hit a 3-pointer to bring Arkansas within 68-65 with 1:01 to play. But that was as close as the Razorbacks (6-2) would get.
Qualls had 21 points and Portis 18 for Arkansas.
Blossomgame added 17 points for Clemson, which defeated its second Southeastern Conference opponent this season.