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Clemson continues dominance of Furman 72-55
CLEMSON 72, FURMAN 55
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Devin Booker scored 15 points Friday
night to lead a balanced Clemson attack in a 72-55 win at
K.J. McDaniels scored 11 and Demarcus Harrison 10 as Clemson
(2-0) ran its string of victories over the Paladins to 29
Rod Hall had nine points, six assists and no turnovers as
Clemson had eight players with at least six points.
It was Clemson's first appearance at Timmons Arena on the Furman
University campus and its first on a Furman home court in 30
Stephen Croone led Furman (1-2) with 15 points. Bryant Irwin
scored 14 and Collin Reddick 13.
Clemson led by as many as 23 points in the second half. The
Tigers shot 49.1 percent from the field (28 of 57), committed
eight turnovers and outrebounded the Paladins 31-24. Furman hit
46.2 percent (18 of 39) of its shots.
The Tigers led 41-24 at halftime and stretched the lead to 24
points, 51-27, as Furman failed to score a field goal in the
second half until Bryant Irwin drained a 3-pointer with 16:23 to
After swapping the lead five times in the first six minutes,
Clemson launched an 11-0 run midway through the opening half for
a 28-13 lead with 6:43 to play.
Furman has a home game Monday with Brevard. Clemson plays
Gonzaga on Thanksgiving in the first of three weekend games at
the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla.
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