Saturday, June 23, 2018
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South Carolina (10-0) holds off Clemson

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michael Carrera scored 14 and freshman PJ Dozier had 13 as South Carolina gave up most of a 20-point lead but held on to defeat Clemson 65-59 Friday and open 10-0 for the first time in 82 years.

South Carolina led 38-18 in the opening half. Clemson cut the lead to 57-53 on Donte Grantham's putback with 6:10 to go. The Tigers made only one of their next six shots.

South Carolina matched the start of its 1933-34 team, which opened 17-0.

Jaron Blossomgame had 17 points to lead Clemson.

Incarnate Word 73, St. John's 51: Derail Green and Jontrell Walker combined for 44 points as the Cardinals, in their third season of Division I-A basketball, sent the Red Storm to its first home loss.

Wake 83, Coastal Carolina 77: Freshman Bryant Crawford scored 19, making a season-best five 3-pointers, and the host Demon Deacons held on for their fifth straight win. Codi Miller-McIntyre finished with 10 in his second game back from a broken foot for Wake Forest.

Women

NO. 10 OHIO ST. 90, PRINCETON 70: Ameryst Alston scored 27 and Kelsey Mitchell added 25 for the host Buckeyes (7-3). Ohio State has won three straight, outscoring opponents by an average of 24 points. Alston was 10-of-16 and had six assists.

No. 24 Michigan State 77, Northeastern 51: Aerial Powers had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the visiting Spartans (8-2), who won their fourth straight. The game was part of the Winter Showdown, with the men's teams playing this afternoon and the hockey teams squaring off tonight.

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Published: 06/22/18