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Georgia reaches Cayman Islands Classic semis

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) - Rayshaun Hammonds scored a career-high 31 points, Nicolas Claxton had 22 points, 11 rebounds and four assists, and Georgia beat Illinois State 80-68 on Monday in the second game of the Cayman Islands Classic.

Georgia (3-1) will play in a semifinal contest on Tuesday against No. 16 Clemson.

Georgia scored 13 of the first 15 points, holding the Redbirds to 1-of-7 shooting. Hammonds quickly reached double figures as Georgia took a 24-7 lead, and they rolled to a 47-26 halftime advantage after shooting 54.8 percent from the field and 83.3 from the line.

Milik Yarbrough led Illinois State (2-2) with 20 points, eight rebounds and four assists. William Tinsley added 14 points with four 3-pointers, Keyshawn Evans had 12 points and Phil Fayne blocked four shots.

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Key Players
N. Claxton
M. Yarbrough
23.3 Min. Per Game 23.3
16.3 Pts. Per Game 16.3
3.7 Ast. Per Game 3.7
7.3 Reb. Per Game 7.3
50.0 Field Goal % 53.8
12.5 Three Point % 25.0
58.1 Free Throw % 68.8
  Offensive rebound by Jojo Toppin 1.0
  William Jackson II missed 3-pt. jump shot 3.0
+ 2 Matt Chastain made dunk 35.0
  Offensive rebound by Matt Chastain 35.0
  Josh Jefferson missed 3-pt. jump shot 35.0
  Offensive rebound by Isaac Gassman 39.0
  Zach Copeland missed 3-pt. jump shot 41.0
  Turnover on Jojo Toppin 45.0
  Defensive rebound by Nicolas Claxton 1:07
  Josh Jefferson missed jump shot 1:09
+ 1 Nicolas Claxton made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:18
Team Stats
Points 80 68
Field Goals 28-58 (48.3%) 24-64 (37.5%)
3-Pointers 4-12 (33.3%) 9-27 (33.3%)
Free Throws 20-25 (80.0%) 11-19 (57.9%)
Total Rebounds 43 36
Offensive 12 13
Defensive 23 18
Team 8 5
Assists 16 11
Steals 3 6
Blocks 4 7
Turnovers 12 14
Fouls 19 22
Technicals 0 0
31 PTS, 7 REB, 2 AST
20 PTS, 8 REB, 4 AST
12T
away team logo Georgia 3-1 473380
home team logo Illinois State 2-2 264268
Team Stats
away team logo Georgia 3-1 71.1 PPG 41.4 RPG 13.2 APG
home team logo Illinois State 2-2 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
Key Players
20
R. Hammonds F 12.1 PPG 6.1 RPG 1.6 APG 49.2 FG%
52
M. Yarbrough G 16.7 PPG 6.9 RPG 3.1 APG 46.1 FG%
Top Scorers
R. Hammonds F 31 PTS 7 REB 2 AST
M. Yarbrough G 20 PTS 8 REB 4 AST
48.3 FG% 37.5
33.3 3PT FG% 33.3
80.0 FT% 57.9
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Hammonds 31 7 2 11/22 1/2 8/9 2 31 1 0 0 3 4
N. Claxton 22 11 4 8/13 1/3 5/8 3 33 1 2 3 3 8
T. Fagan 8 5 1 3/5 0/0 2/2 1 36 1 1 5 2 3
D. Ogbeide 5 1 0 1/4 0/0 3/4 3 13 0 1 2 1 0
W. Jackson II 3 1 1 1/2 1/2 0/0 1 24 0 0 1 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Hammonds 31 7 2 11/22 1/2 8/9 2 31 1 0 0 3 4
N. Claxton 22 11 4 8/13 1/3 5/8 3 33 1 2 3 3 8
T. Fagan 8 5 1 3/5 0/0 2/2 1 36 1 1 5 2 3
D. Ogbeide 5 1 0 1/4 0/0 3/4 3 13 0 1 2 1 0
W. Jackson II 3 1 1 1/2 1/2 0/0 1 24 0 0 1 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Ngumezi 5 1 0 2/3 1/1 0/0 2 5 0 0 0 0 1
E. Wilridge 2 4 2 1/2 0/1 0/0 4 22 0 0 0 1 3
J. Harris 2 1 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1
T. Hightower 2 2 3 0/4 0/1 2/2 1 13 0 0 0 1 1
M. Edwards 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
T. Crump 0 1 3 0/2 0/2 0/0 2 12 0 0 0 0 1
I. Sargiunas 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Toppin 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
C. Harrison - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. O'Neill - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 80 35 16 28/58 4/12 20/25 19 200 3 4 12 12 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Yarbrough 20 8 4 8/19 0/2 4/6 4 34 1 1 7 1 7
W. Tinsley 14 6 0 5/8 4/7 0/0 2 30 0 2 0 2 4
K. Evans 12 1 3 3/9 2/5 4/4 3 26 0 0 1 0 1
Z. Copeland 9 5 0 3/10 2/7 1/2 1 19 1 0 0 2 3
P. Fayne 3 1 0 1/2 0/0 1/3 5 13 1 4 3 1 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Yarbrough 20 8 4 8/19 0/2 4/6 4 34 1 1 7 1 7
W. Tinsley 14 6 0 5/8 4/7 0/0 2 30 0 2 0 2 4
K. Evans 12 1 3 3/9 2/5 4/4 3 26 0 0 1 0 1
Z. Copeland 9 5 0 3/10 2/7 1/2 1 19 1 0 0 2 3
P. Fayne 3 1 0 1/2 0/0 1/3 5 13 1 4 3 1 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Hein 6 0 0 2/4 1/2 1/4 2 14 2 0 1 0 0
M. Chastain 2 4 3 1/1 0/0 0/0 2 19 1 0 0 4 0
R. Idowu 2 4 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 1 14 0 0 1 1 3
I. Gassman 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 1 10 0 0 0 1 0
J. Jefferson 0 1 1 0/7 0/3 0/0 1 21 0 0 1 1 0
J. Hillsman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Fisher III - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Boyd - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Bruninga - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Donnelly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 68 31 11 24/64 9/27 11/19 22 200 6 7 14 13 18