Tigers rush past Miners

11/24/2012 12:00 AM

11/23/2012 11:42 PM

Milton Jennings scored 18 points and K.J. McDaniels had 17 to lead Clemson past Texas-El Paso 69-48 in the consolation round Friday night at the Old Spice Classic.

Adonis Filer added 10 points for Clemson (3-1). His late 3-pointer put the Tigers up by 21.

The Miners (1-3) got 15 points from John Bohannon.

Both teams were coming off first-round tourney losses Thursday. Clemson fell to No. 17 Gonzaga 57-49 and UTEP lost 68-61 to Oklahoma.

Clemson built a 47-30 lead with 15 minutes to play on Jennings’ long-range jumper and a Rod Hall layup. A pair of dunks by Devin Booker made it 51-32.

Booker wound up with six points and 10 rebounds.

McDaniels had 14 points as Clemson took a 38-26 halftime lead. His fourth trey of the half gave the Tigers a 38-18 advantage 31/2 minutes before the break.

Clemson made five 3-pointers, including two apiece by T.J. Sapp and McDaniels.

UTEP
2622—48Clemson 38 31 — 69
UTEP Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT
Lang 25 0-0 2-3 0-4 0 4 2
Bohannon 27 7-11 1-3 3-6 1 1 15
J Washburn 32 5-13 1-2 2-3 1 1 11
Cooper 25 1-2 2-6 0-0 1 0 5
Streeter 32 1-6 5-6 0-2 3 1 8
Ragland 17 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 3 3
Vint 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 0
C Washburn 19 1-5 0-1 3-5 0 3 2
Howard 13 1-5 0-0 0-1 1 1 2
Totals 200 17-46 11-21 10-24 7 16 48

Percentages: FG .370, FT .524. 3-Point Goals: 3-8, .375 (Cooper 1-1, Ragland 1-2, Streeter 1-3, Howard 0-1, J. Washburn 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Blocked Shots: 0. Turnovers: 9 (Bohannon 4, C. Washburn, Ragland, Vint, Streeter, Cooper). Steals: 5 (J. Washburn 3, C. Washburn, Bohannon). Technical Fouls: Washburn.

CLEMSON Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT
Jennings 32 5-8 4-4 3-7 1 4 18
McDaniels 30 6-8 1-2 1-6 0 2 17
Booker 33 3-7 0-0 2-10 2 4 6
Sapp 15 3-4 0-0 0-1 0 2 8
Hall 31 2-7 1-2 0-0 8 1 5
Fields 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Filer 17 2-4 5-6 1-4 1 2 10
Roper 10 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 3
Harrison 16 1-2 0-0 0-3 0 1 2
Sullivan 8 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 0
Smith 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
Nnoko 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0
Totals 200 23-44 11-14 8-33 12 19 69

Percentages: FG .523, FT .786. 3-Point Goals: 12-16, .750 (McDaniels 4-4, Jennings 4-5, Sapp 2-3, Roper 1-1, Filer 1-2, Booker 0-1). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 3 (Booker, Harrison, Jennings). Turnovers: 12 (Booker 5, Hall 2, McDaniels 2, Harrison 2, Filer). Steals: 6 (McDaniels 2, Jennings, Filer, Sapp, Booker). Technical Fouls: None.

Att.–NA. Officials–Rick Hartzell, Bryan Kersey, Terry Wymer.

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