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3-1
69
TF 16
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Mon Nov. 19
11:00am
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72
TF 9
ML: +660
CLEM -12.5, O/U 140.5
ML: -134
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Mitchell, No. 16 Clemson top Akron in Cayman Islands Classic

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) Shelton Mitchell scored 22 points with four steals, Elijah Thomas had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 16 Clemson beat Akron 72-69 on Monday in the first game of the Cayman Islands Classic.

Marcquise Reed added 16 points for Clemson (4-0), which returns four starters from last season's Sweet 16 game. Sophomore Aamir Simms added 12 points to reach double figures for the fourth straight game after doing it just three times last season. Mitchell was 9 of 13 from the free-throw line compared to Akron's 15 attempts, and Thomas secured his 12th career double-double with 4:08 to play.

Mitchell had 10 points in the first half as Clemson led for 18 of the 20 minutes. He made two free throws with 40 seconds left for a 70-59 lead, and Akron's Daniel Utomi capped it with a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Loren Cristian Jackson made five 3-pointers and scored 25 points for Akron (3-1). Utomi had 13 points, eight rebounds and three assists, and Tyler Cheese also scored 13. Eleven of Akron's 23 baskets came from 3-point range.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 3 Daniel Utomi made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Loren Cristian Jackson 1.0
  Defensive rebound by Daniel Utomi 6.0
  Clyde Trapp missed 2nd of 2 free throws 6.0
  Clyde Trapp missed 1st of 2 free throws 6.0
  Personal foul on Jimond Ivey 6.0
+ 2 Loren Cristian Jackson made layup 9.0
+ 1 Shelton Mitchell made 2nd of 2 free throws 13.0
  Shelton Mitchell missed 1st of 2 free throws 13.0
  Personal foul on Channel Banks 13.0
+ 1 Loren Cristian Jackson made 2nd of 2 free throws 18.0
+ 1 Loren Cristian Jackson made 1st of 2 free throws 18.0
Team Stats
Points 69 72
Field Goals 23-53 (43.4%) 25-51 (49.0%)
3-Pointers 11-29 (37.9%) 4-13 (30.8%)
Free Throws 12-15 (80.0%) 18-29 (62.1%)
Total Rebounds 28 37
Offensive 2 10
Defensive 20 24
Team 6 3
Assists 11 9
Steals 6 6
Blocks 1 0
Turnovers 15 14
Fouls 24 18
Technicals 0 0
25 PTS, 4 REB, 3 AST
22 PTS, 5 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo Akron 3-1 244569
home team logo 16 Clemson 4-0 314172
Team Stats
away team logo Akron 3-1 68.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.1 APG
home team logo 16 Clemson 4-0 68.8 PPG 38.4 RPG 12.1 APG
Key Players
01
L. Jackson G 13.9 PPG 2.8 RPG 3.1 APG 34.5 FG%
4
S. Mitchell G 11.5 PPG 2.7 RPG 3.0 APG 37.9 FG%
Top Scorers
L. Jackson G 25 PTS 4 REB 3 AST
S. Mitchell G 22 PTS 5 REB 3 AST
43.4 FG% 49.0
37.9 3PT FG% 30.8
80.0 FT% 62.1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Jackson 25 4 3 7/17 5/12 6/8 4 32 0 0 4 0 4
D. Utomi 13 8 3 4/12 2/9 3/4 2 39 0 0 3 2 6
J. Ivey 4 3 3 1/3 0/1 2/2 2 31 1 0 4 0 3
D. Riak 3 3 1 1/4 1/1 0/0 4 21 1 0 1 0 3
C. Banks 3 1 0 1/2 1/2 0/0 4 26 1 0 1 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Jackson 25 4 3 7/17 5/12 6/8 4 32 0 0 4 0 4
D. Utomi 13 8 3 4/12 2/9 3/4 2 39 0 0 3 2 6
J. Ivey 4 3 3 1/3 0/1 2/2 2 31 1 0 4 0 3
D. Riak 3 3 1 1/4 1/1 0/0 4 21 1 0 1 0 3
C. Banks 3 1 0 1/2 1/2 0/0 4 26 1 0 1 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Cheese 13 2 1 5/11 2/4 1/1 2 28 2 0 1 0 2
E. Olojakpoke 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 3 10 1 0 1 0 0
M. Kostelac 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
J. Sayles 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0
J. Roscoe 2 1 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1
X. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. McIntyre - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Gueye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Walter - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Fischer - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Toles - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 69 22 11 23/53 11/29 12/15 24 200 6 1 15 2 20
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
S. Mitchell 22 5 3 6/15 1/5 9/13 0 36 4 0 2 1 4
M. Reed 16 2 3 6/10 2/3 2/2 5 23 1 0 2 1 1
E. Thomas 15 12 0 7/13 0/0 1/5 3 30 0 0 1 6 6
A. Simms 12 2 0 5/8 1/3 1/1 3 31 0 0 3 1 1
D. Skara 2 0 0 0/1 0/0 2/2 3 22 0 0 1 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
S. Mitchell 22 5 3 6/15 1/5 9/13 0 36 4 0 2 1 4
M. Reed 16 2 3 6/10 2/3 2/2 5 23 1 0 2 1 1
E. Thomas 15 12 0 7/13 0/0 1/5 3 30 0 0 1 6 6
A. Simms 12 2 0 5/8 1/3 1/1 3 31 0 0 3 1 1
D. Skara 2 0 0 0/1 0/0 2/2 3 22 0 0 1 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Trapp 3 5 3 0/2 0/2 3/6 2 26 1 0 2 1 4
J. Newman III 2 3 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 0 14 0 0 2 0 3
J. White 0 3 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 10 0 0 1 0 3
H. Tyson 0 2 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 8 0 0 0 0 2
L. Davis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Baehre - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. William - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Jemison - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Fox - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 72 34 9 25/51 4/13 18/29 18 200 6 0 14 10 24