Recap: Clemson vs. Marist
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Devin Booker registered a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Clemson Tigers to a 59-44 victory over the Marist Red Foxes in the fifth place game of the Old Spice Classic at HP Field House.
Adonis Filer contributed 10 points and eight rebounds for Clemson (4-1) as it notched its second consecutive win.
Devin Price paced Marist (2-4) with 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field. Adam Kemp pulled down a team-best six rebounds in the losing effort.
The Tigers were in control early on in the contest thanks to a 13-2 run that gave them a 17-6 lead with 6:41 left to play before halftime. Marist closed out the half with a 15-5 run of its own to go into the intermission trailing 22-21. Clemson managed to take a lead into the break despite shooting just 36 percent from the floor in the opening half. The Red Foxes missed 14 of their first 15 attempts from the field.
The contest was tied, 32-32, with 13:53 left to play before Clemson produced an 18-2 run to take a commanding lead. The Tigers outscored Marist in the paint by a 26-12 margin over the final 20 minutes to coast to the 15-point decision.
Clemson held a 40-26 advantage in the rebounding battle.Game Notes