Clemson moved to 3-0 on the season, and has held all three opponents to 56 or less.
The Tiger defense was strong, particularly in the second half. Clemson held Texas Southern to just 26.7 percent in the frame.
Clemson shot 50 percent from the floor, the second straight game the Tigers shot at least 50 percent. The Tigers did it just once as a team in 2014-15 (31 games).
The win Thursday was just the fourth time in Clemson history the Tigers overcame a halftime deficit to win by 20 or more points.
Sidy Djitte posted his first career double-double in his 67th game. The junior center posted 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Djitte’s point and rebound totals were both career highs.
Jaron Blossomgame scored double figures for the third game this season, and for the 31st time in his career.
Blossomgame scored a team-high 22 points, tied for the second-highest scoring output of his career.
Blossomgame had a career-high three blocked shots.
Blossomgame tied a career high with nine field goals Thursday.
Jordan Roper posted double figures for a second straight game, scoring 14 points for the Tigers.
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