GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Vernon Hamilton scored 18 points to
lead undefeated Clemson to a 71-48 victory Tuesday over Holy Cross
in the semifinals of the San Juan Shootout.
Clemson (10-0) used a full-court press in the second half to
hold Holy Cross (5-5) to seven points in the final eight minutes Forward Alex Vander Baan had 15 points and seven rebounds for
the Crusaders, who led 25-24 at halftime.
Cliff Hammonds added 15 points, six assists and three steals for
the Tigers, who move on to the championship game Wednesday against
the winner between Akron and Mississippi State.