South Carolina State vs Clemson

Clemson 77, SC State 41


CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - 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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South Carolina State Bulldogs
D. Palmer, F303-100-09217
L. Radovic, F172-30-02115
K. Toombs, G390-70-04320
P. Myers, G261-80-03012
A. Adams, G241-40-00422
M. Hezekiah297-130-072014
S. Mitchell294-111-330211
P. Henry30-20-01000
D. Youmans20-00-00010
C. Campbell10-00-00000
Totals 18-581-335121041
Clemson Tigers
M. Jennings, F226-81-242115
K. McDaniels, F214-80-031110
D. Booker, C225-91-372111
J. Roper, G270-71-21011
R. Hall, G203-30-00616
D. Harrison286-110-046115
A. Filer192-53-54428
B. Sullivan151-40-06002
L. Nnoko141-22-23104
J. Smith82-30-03004
C. Fields40-11-21011
Totals 30-619-163922977
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
S.C. State12-419-15205
Norfolk St.12-417-17220
Savannah St.9-716-16277
N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349

TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina14-433-75
Miami (Fla.)13-527-89
Notre Dame11-724-1231
Va. Tech10-820-1589
Florida St.8-1020-1482
Georgia Tech8-1021-1569
NC State5-1316-17123
Wake Forest2-1611-20159
Boston College0-187-25250
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