Clemson broke a 41-41 tie with Sam Houston State with a 12-0 run in the second half and went on to a 74-59 win. The Tigers improved to 3-0 heading into next week’s Cayman Island Classic.
The Tigers shot 60% in the second half and 53% for the game. Marcquise Reed led three Clemson double-figure scorers with 26 points, 2 off his career high. He also had 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Shelton Mitchell added 13 points and Aamir Simms 12.
The Tigers held Sam Houston to a 35% shooting night and won the rebounding battle 37-29.
Brad Brownell postgame press conference