The Clemson Tigers defeated the Georgia Bulldogs, 64-49, Tuesday to advance to the Championship Game of the Cayman Islands Classic.
Marcquise Reed led Clemson with 24 points and 9 rebounds as the Tigers, who led by as many as 17, completed a wire-to-wire effort where they never trailed Georgia.
Shelton Mitchell had 13 points and Elijah Thomas continued his forward progression with 12 points and 11 rebounds notching his second consectuive double-double.
Clemson will try to win its first exempt or “multi-team” event since 2008-09 when the Tigers swept their three games in the Charleston Classic to begin that season.
The Tigers will meet Creighton in the Tournament Finals on Wednesday at 7:30 PM.