Clemson won for the first time in December and snapped a five game losing streak with a 68-39 win over Jacksonville Friday night at Littlejohn Coliseum. After leading 37-28 at the half, the Tigers held the Dolphins to just 11 second half points on 5-28 shooting including 1-15 from three point range. Aamir Simms hit 7-8 shots and led Clemson with 18 points. Curran Scott added 15 points, a highmark for him at Clemson.
Other key notes from the Clemson win
- Clemson forced 12 turnovers that led to 17 points.
- Clemson won on the boards 43-32 and outscored the Dolphins 22-10 in the paint.
- The Tigers finished the game on a 12-0 run and held Jacksonville without a point for the final 7:56
- The Tigers improve to 6-5 and play Yale at home Sunday afternoon in their final regular season non-ACC game.
- The game marked the return of Clemson guard Clyde Trapp who suffered a torn ACL June 28th.
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