Booker scores 15 in Clemson win

  • Posted: Sunday, November 25, 2012 11:23 p.m.
    UPDATED: Sunday, November 25, 2012 11:28 p.m.

CLEMSON 59, MARIST 44

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead Clemson past Marist 59-44 on Sunday in a consolation game at the Old Spice Classic.

Adonis Filer scored 10 points and Milton Jennings added nine for Clemson (4-1).

Marist (2-4) got 15 points from Devin Price.

Both teams had split their first two games in the tourney.

Clemson used a 12-0 run to go up 44-32. Damarcus Harrison had five points, including a 3-pointer, during the surge. A slam by Booker extended the Tigers’ lead to 48-34 with seven minutes to play.

Isaiah Morton had a 3-pointer and layup as Marist scored seven straight points to open the second half and take a 28-22 lead.

Marist shot just 34 percent from the field. Clemson outrebounded the Red Foxes 40-26.

Behind eight points by K.J. McDaniels, Clemson led 22-21 at halftime.

The Tigers beat UTEP 69-48 and lost to No. 17 Gonzaga 57-49 at the tournament. Marist lost to West Virginia and beat Vanderbilt.

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