Scores

Final

Savannah State 40

(1-12, 0-9 away)

Clemson 61

(6-4, 0-1 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 17, 2010

    Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    SAV 20 2040
    CLEM 37 2461

    Top Performers

    Savannah St: J. Shuler 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl

    Clemson: J. Grant 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    Clemson 61, Savannah St. 40

    Associated Press

    CLEMSON, S.C. -- Jerai Grant came off the bench to score 15 points as Clemson defeated Savannah State 61-40 on Friday night.

    Clemson (6-4) held Savannah State to 11 field goals and 22.9 percent shooting from the field.

    Grant, usually a starter, began the game on the bench for off-court reasons not specified by Clemson coach Brad Brownell. Grant made 5 of 6 shots from close range.

    Clemson's man-to-man defense frustrated Savannah State, which fell behind 26-5 after nearly 15 minutes. Clemson also held Savannah State to five points in the first nine minutes of the second half. Clemson's lead grew to 54-25 on Cory Stanton's 3-point shot with 11:15 left.

    Tanner Smith scored 11 points and Andre Young added 10 for Clemson. Led by Milton Jennings' 10 rebounds, Clemson held a 44-32 edge on the boards.

    Jovonni Shuler scored 23 points on 7-for-18 shooting for Savannah State (1-12).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    CLEM
    Points 40 61
    FG Made-Attempted 11-48 (.229) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-24 (.208) 5-10 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 16-27 (.593)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 29

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