Scores

Final

S Carolina St 41

(4-9, 0-1 MEAC)

Clemson 77

(7-4, 3-2 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

2:00 PM ET, December 23, 2012

Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina

1 2 T
SCST 18 2341
CLEM 36 4177

Top Performers

South Carolina State: M. Hezekiah 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

Clemson: D. Harrison 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

Clemson 77, SC State 41

Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Damarcus Harrison and Milton Jennings provided welcome sparks Sunday in Clemson's 77-41 win over South Carolina State.

Four days after a 23-point loss at Coastal Carolina, Jennings and Harrison scored 15 points each as the Tigers (7-4) beat South Carolina State for the 11th time in 12 games.

Clemson also received 11 points and seven rebounds from Devin Booker. K.J. McDaniels scored 10.

Clemson, 28-1 against Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams, led by as many as 39 points in the second half.

Harrison, 6-foot-4 sophomore transfer from Brigham Young, hit 6 of 11 shots from the field and had four rebounds and six assists.

Jennings, a 6-9 senior, scored 15 points with four rebounds, two assists, a steal and a blocked shot.

Matthew Hezekiah scored 14 points off the bench to lead South Carolina State (4-9).

Point guard Rod Hall had six assists with no turnovers for Clemson, whose 22 assists on 30 field goals were a high under coach Brad Brownell.

Fueled by Adonis Filer's eight points off the bench, Clemson finished the first half with a 21-2 run for a 36-18 lead.

South Carolina State led 16-15 after a 3-pointer by Luka Radovic with 9:03 to play but went scoreless for the next 5 minutes, 34 seconds.

Harrison hit a 3-pointer for an 18-16 Clemson lead with 8:38 to play and the Tigers never trailed again.

The Bulldogs' only score over the final nine minutes of the half was a dunk by Hezekiah with 3:39 to play.

South Carolina State committed 18 turnovers to Clemson's nine and shot 31 percent (18 of 58) from the field to the Tigers' 49.2 percent (30 of 61).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
CLEM
Points 41 77
FG Made-Attempted 18-58 (.310) 30-61 (.492)
3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 8-25 (.320)
FT Made-Attempted 1-3 (.333) 9-16 (.563)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 39

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