Tigers Win Season Opener

Shawan Robinson leads the way with 18 points as the Tigers cruise past Bethune-Cookman Friday night at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Senior guard Shawan Robinson scored 18 points Friday night to lead Clemson past Bethune-Cookman, 84-55 Friday night in the Tigers' 2005 season opener.

Robinson helped spark a 37-6 run to open the game as Clemson cruised to a 40-point halftime lead at 55-15.

Sophomore James Mays led the Tigers on the boards with 14 rebounds. Freshman K.C. Rivers added eight points to lead all first year players for Clemson.

The Tigers next game will be against Coppin State Monday night at Littlejohn Coliseum. Tip-off is set for 8:00 PM.

Bethune-Cookman vs Clemson
11/18/05 7:30 at Clemson, SC (Littlejohn Coliseum)
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VISITORS: Bethune-Cookman 1-2
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
00 Kory Crumbley....... f  0-2    0-1    0-0    0  1  1   2   0  0  1  0  0  12
31 Sam Barber.......... f  0-4    0-1    1-2    0  2  2   3   1  0  1  0  1   9
33 Michael Williams II. c  5-8    0-0    4-8    3  8 11   3  14  1  2  1  3  38
02 Antonio Webb........ g  7-16   4-11   4-4    1  1  2   3  22  2  7  0  3  39
05 Brandon Edwards..... g  0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  1  3  0  2  19
03 Jordan Carrier......    1-1    0-0    0-2    0  0  0   1   2  0  3  0  1  14
10 Anis Taylor.........    1-4    1-3    0-0    0  3  3   3   3  4  1  0  0  21
12 Kevan Creppy........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   0   0  0  1  0  0   3
13 Walter Murray.......    1-3    0-0    0-1    3  2  5   3   2  1  4  0  2  11
21 Cleveland Williams..    3-9    0-0    5-14   5  5 10   3  11  1  2  0  0  30
42 Ron Mitchell........    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   4
   TEAM................                         2  2  4
   Totals..............   18-48   5-16  14-31  14 25 39  21  55 10 25  1 12 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  5-19 26.3%   2nd Half: 13-29 44.8%   Game: 37.5%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-10 20.0%   2nd Half:  3-6  50.0%   Game: 31.3%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  5-13 38.5%   2nd Half:  9-18 50.0%   Game: 45.2%   8,1

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HOME TEAM: Clemson 1-0
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
32 Sam Perry........... f  7-9    0-0    0-4    1  0  1   3  14  0  1  1  3  16
44 James Mays.......... f  2-5    0-0    0-1    3 11 14   3   4  1  1  2  1  19
33 Akin Akingbala...... c  2-6    0-0    0-2    4  1  5   3   4  1  1  0  1  18
03 Vernon Hamilton..... g  2-7    0-1    5-8    0  1  1   3   9  2  2  0  3  25
25 Cliff Hammonds...... g  6-11   1-4    0-1    1  0  1   1  13  5  2  0  2  22
01 K.C. Rivers.........    3-7    2-5    0-0    1  6  7   2   8  3  3  0  4  24
04 Steve Allen.........    1-1    0-0    0-0    1  2  3   1   2  1  1  2  0  16
12 Raymond Sykes.......    1-1    0-0    0-0    1  1  2   2   2  0  2  0  0   9
20 Troy Mathis.........    2-7    2-6    0-0    0  0  0   1   6  2  0  0  1  13
22 Shawan Robinson.....    6-8    4-6    2-2    0  0  0   0  18  3  1  0  2  14
24 Matt Morris.........    1-2    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   0   2  0  0  0  0   3
40 Jesse Yanutola......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
42 Julius Powell.......    1-4    0-2    0-0    2  2  4   4   2  1  2  1  0  20
   TEAM................                         2  1  3
   Totals..............   34-68   9-25   7-18  16 25 41  23  84 19 16  6 17 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 23-39 59.0%   2nd Half: 11-29 37.9%   Game: 50.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  7-16 43.8%   2nd Half:  2-9  22.2%   Game: 36.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  4-7  57.1%   2nd Half:  3-11 27.3%   Game: 38.9%    3

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Officials: Michael Eades, Mark Schnur, Charles Robinson
Technical fouls: Bethune-Cookman-None. Clemson-None.
Attendance: 6024
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Bethune-Cookman...............   17   38  -   55
Clemson.......................   57   27  -   84
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Points in the paint-BETH 20,CU 44. Points off turnovers-BETH 18,CU 39.
2nd chance points-BETH 10,CU 14. Fast break points-BETH 4,CU 14.
Bench points-BETH 18,CU 40. Score tied-1 time. Lead changed-1 time.
Last FG-BETH 2nd-00:08, CU 2nd-00:11.
Largest lead-BETH by 2 1st-19:18, CU by 42 2nd-16:49.

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