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Second-Half Run Carries Tigers Past Appalachian State, 76-66

Second-Half Run Carries Tigers Past Appalachian State, 76-66

Dec 5, 2001

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12/05/01 Larry Shyatt’s post-game pressconference. Ray Henderson | Ed Scott

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Chris Hobbs scored 20 points to lead Clemson to a 76-66 win over Appalachian State on Wednesday night.

The Tigers (6-2) needed an 18-4 run in the first 10 minutes of the second half to pull away from the Mountaineers (3-4).

Ray Henderson scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Edward Scott added 13 points and seven assists for the Tigers. It was Hobbs’ second consecutive 20-point game.

Appalachian State was led by Jonathan Butler, Matt Jones and Shawn Hall with 11 points each.

Clemson shot a season-low 42 percent from the field and made just 3-of-20 3-pointers. Appalachian State shot 43 percent from the field and 9-of-29 from behind the arc. In their last five games, the Tigers have made just 15-of-74 3-point attempts.

The Mountaineers scored the first seven points of the second half to cap a 15-0 run for a 40-34 lead with 17:59 to play.

Then Tigers went on an 18-4 run to go up 52-44 with 11:34 remaining. Hobbs scored eight points during the run and Tony Stockman had one of his two 3-pointers.

Clemson led 34-33 at the half.

In the first half, Clemson shot 41 percent and had 10 turnovers, while Appalachian State shot just 38 percent with 11 turnovers.