CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson University men’s basketball ran away from Newberry College in its lone exhibition, 90-39 on Wednesday night in Littlejohn Coliseum.
The Tigers scored 53 first half points and held the Wolves to just 12 second half points en route to the 51-point preseason victory. Ian Schieffelin (Loganville, Ga./Grayson) led the way with a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds. The 13 boards would have tied a career high.
Thirteen of Clemson’s 16 players on the roster tallied points. PJ Hall (Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman) led all scorers with 14 points in just over 12 mintues of action. RJ Godfrey (Suwanee, Ga./North Gwinnett) nearly collected a double-double, finishing with eight points and nine rebounds.
Clemson got off to a quick 32-14 advantage just 10 minutes into the opening stanza and cruised to a 53-27 lead at halftime.
While holding the Wolves to just 12 points in the second half, Newberry’s last points of the game came with 5:14 on the second half clock.
Josh Beadle (Columbia, S.C./Cardinal Newman) finished with nine points and three rebounds, Bas Leyte (Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands/New Hampton) collected four and six. The Hunter brothers combined for 15 points four rebounds and four assists.
Clemson opens its season on Monday, Nov. 6 against Winthrop. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. from Littlejohn Coliseum and will air on ACCNX.
Head Coach Brad Brownell
Ian Schieffelin and RJ Godfrey