Jerian Grant scored 22 points and Demetrius Jackson hit the tying and go-ahead baskets as No. 10 Notre Dame outlasted host Clemson 60-58 on Tuesday night.
The Tigers missed two shots at the end, including a 3-pointer by Damarcus Harrison that bounced off the rim as time ran out.
The Irish (22-4, 10-3 ACC) overcame a four-point deficit down the stretch. Notre Dame trailed 56-52 after Rod Hall's three-point play for the Tigers with 4:07 to go.
But Grant followed with two foul shots, then stole the ball to lead to Jackson's tying layup. After Jackson's basket put Notre Dame up for good 58-56, Grant hit a fadeaway jumper.
South Carolina 65, Missouri 51: Sindarius Thornwell scored 14 points and Laimonas Chatkevicius added 13 points and eight rebounds as host South Carolina won a battle of the Southeastern Conference's bottom two teams.
The Gamecocks (12-11, 3-8 SEC) led by 10 twice, but couldn't put the Tigers (7-17, 1-10) away until late.
Missouri, which has lost 10 games in a row, had only nine players in uniform and lost sophomore guard Wes Clark to a gruesome arm injury in the second half.
Tarkanian hospitalized, listed as very critical
A family member says Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remained hospitalized in very critical condition in Las Vegas, with family members at his side.
A son-in-law, Dr. Zafi Diamant, said that the 84-year-old Tarkanian was fighting a respiratory ailment and infection for which he was taken by ambulance to a hospital Monday.
Tarkanian led three schools to the NCAA tournament, including his 1990 UNLV team that won the national championship.
Cunningham honored by Southern Conference
For the fourth time this season, Christen Cunningham of Samford was named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Week.
The former Henry Clay and Cordia star led the Bulldogs to road victories over Western Carolina and East Tennessee State, averaging 11.5 points and five assists a game.