Texas-El Paso vs Clemson

Clemson 69, UTEP 48

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Milton Jennings scored 18 points and K.J. McDaniels had 17 to lead Clemson past Texas-El Paso 69-48 in the consolation round Friday night at the Old Spice Classic.

Adonis Filer added 10 points for Clemson (3-1). His late 3-pointer put the Tigers up by 21.

UTEP (1-3) got 15 points from John Bohannon. Justin Washburn finished with 11 points.

Both teams were coming off first-round tourney losses on Thursday. Clemson fell to No. 17 Gonzaga 57-49 and UTEP lost 68-61 to Oklahoma.

Clemson built a 47-30 lead with 15 minutes to play on Jennings' long-range jumper and a Rod Hall layup. A pair of dunks by Devin Booker made it 51-32.

Booker wound up with six points and 10 rebounds.

Two baskets by Washburn cut the UTEP deficit to 53-40 midway through the second half.

McDaniels had 14 points as Clemson took a 38-26 halftime lead. His fourth trey of the half gave the Tigers a 38-18 advantage 3 1/2 minutes before the break.

Jalen Ragland's 3 keyed an 8-0 run that got UTEP within 38-26.

Clemson made five 3-pointers, including two apiece by T.J. Sapp and McDaniels, to go up 15-3 five minutes into the game. Jennings had the other basket during the Tigers' early run.

A driving layup by Hall and another 3 by Jennings made it 20-4 two minutes later. Jordan Roper's 3-pointer extended the lead to 27-9 midway through the opening half.

The Tigers were 10 of 12 in the opening half from 3-point range.

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Texas-El Paso Miners
C. Lang, F250-02-34042
J. Bohannon, C277-111-361115
J. Streeter, G321-65-62318
J. Washburn, G325-131-231111
C. Cooper, G251-22-60105
C. Washburn191-50-15032
J. Ragland171-40-00033
T. Howard131-50-01112
H. Vint100-00-00020
Totals 17-4611-212471648
 37%52.4% 
Clemson Tigers
M. Jennings, F325-84-471418
K. McDaniels, F306-81-260217
D. Booker, C333-70-010246
R. Hall, G312-71-20815
T. Sapp, G153-40-01028
A. Filer172-45-641210
D. Harrison161-20-03012
J. Roper101-30-00013
B. Sullivan80-10-00010
L. Nnoko60-00-00010
C. Fields10-00-00000
J. Smith10-00-00000
Totals 23-4411-1433121969
 52.3%78.6% 
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