"They kicked our tails. They wanted it more than we did."
James Robinson, seated at the next chair in the Petersen Events Center press room Saturday afternoon, simply gazed down at the scoresheet. And I'm guessing it wasn't at the part that read Clemson 71, Pitt 62, but actually a little lower on the page.
"The glass, man," Robinson would say when it was his turn. "We got killed on the glass."
Yeah, that part: Clemson 39, Pitt 22 in rebounds. Fewest rebounds in the Jamie Dixon era. Only six offensive rebounds. Two rebounds lost off missed free throws, for crying out loud.