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Clemson Drops Radford 74-58

Clemson Drops Radford 74-58

Dec 22, 2003

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Chey Christie scored 20 points as Clemson used a late 14-0 run to beat Radford 74-58 on Monday night.

The Tigers (6-4) led 60-52 with 4:33 to go before scoring on their next seven possessions during the decisive run.

Sharrod Ford scored five of his 12 points during the run. He also had 11 rebounds. Chris Hobbs and Shawan Robinson scored 11 points apiece for Clemson.

Whit Holcomb-Faye led Radford (4-5) with 18 points. Aaron Gill added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Highlanders.

Clemson shot 42 percent from the field to 36 percent for Radford and outrebounded the Highlanders 47-31, including 18 offensive boards.

Radford trailed by nine at the half, but a 3-pointer by Holcomb-Faye cut the Clemson lead to 46-43 with 15:17 remaining.

The Highlanders then went nearly 4˝ minutes without scoring, but the Tigers also struggled to extend the lead beyond eight until they went on the 14-0 run.

Radford scored on its final six possessions of the first half, but Clemson used four free throws from Robinson and a tip-in by Christie at the buzzer to lead 40-31 at the break.

The Tigers shot 19-of-24 from the foul line, including hitting 11 off their 12 first-half free throws. The Highlanders were 11-of-18 from the foul line.