Decisive run in second half puts Clemson over Old Dominion, 66-53
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP)—James Mays had 17 points, including seven during a decisive 24-4 run in the second half, to lead Clemson to a 66-53 win against Old Dominion on Sunday.
The Tigers (3-0) got 16 points from K.C. Rivers, who hit four of seven 3-pointers, and 11 points and 12 rebounds from Trevor Booker.
Old Dominion (2-1) opened the second half with a 10-2 run to take a 40-36 lead with 14:10 left in the game. But Clemson outscored the Monarchs 24-4 over the next nine minutes to put the game away with a 60-44 lead with less than five minutes left in the game.
Brandon Johnson led Old Dominion with 13 points and Gerald Lee chipped in 12.
Clemson scored the final seven points of the first half to lead 34-30 at the break.