Clemson beats Presbyterian 79-58
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP)—Trevor Booker scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead undefeated Clemson to a 79-58 victory over Presbyterian on Friday night.
Terrence Oglesby contributed 12 points, Jerai Grant had 11 and Raymond Sykes added 10 for the Tigers (7-0).
Al’Lonzo Coleman led Presbyterian (1-4) with 18 points. Bryan Bostic added 17 and Dominic King had 11 for the Blue Hose.
Clemson held double-digit leads for all but a few seconds of the second half, and led by as much as 73-49 on K.C. Rivers’ tip with 5:29 left.
Dominating the lane, Booker made 11 of 16 shots.
The Tigers shot 53.4 (31 of 58) percent from the field and held a 38-25 rebounding edge. The Blue Hose, playing their second season in Division I, shot 46.9 (23 of 49) percent.
The Blue Hose used a 14-5 run late in the half to pull within 36-32.