Tigers Defeat Puerto Rico-Mayaquez
Demontez Stitt
Demontez Stitt

Posted Dec 20, 2007

K.C. Rivers had 21 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 15 Clemson beat Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 90-73 on Thursday in the San Juan Shootout.

Rivers, 9-for-12 from the floor, scored eight consecutive points in the second half to give the Tigers their biggest lead of the game, 78-51.

Terrence Oglesby also had 21 points for Clemson (9-0), and Raymond Sykes and Trevor Booker added 11 points each.

Steven Ramirez led Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (1-11) with 21 points and seven assists.

In their first game after a two-week break for exams, the Tigers led by only two points, 25-23, with less than 7 minutes to play in the first half, but pulled away for a 46-37 halftime advantage.

The Tigers put the game out of reach in the second half with a 13-0 run that included two 3-pointers and a layup from Rivers that put them ahead 78-51 with 9:20 remaining.

Related Stories
DePaul vs. Clemson Game Preview
 -by WeAreDePaul.com  Dec 20, 2007
Tigers Defeat DePaul, 90-74
 -by CUTigers.com  Dec 21, 2007
No. 15 Clemson Knocks Off DePaul 90-74
 -by WeAreDePaul.com  Dec 21, 2007

Get CUTigers The Magazine!
Last Issue:

Football Preview
The 64-page, glossy magazine includes top-notch features, analysis and fantastic photos. (Online subscribers: upgrade today!)

Order Now!

Newsstand Locations
Current Issue:

2011 Rewind

Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of CUTigers Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from CUTigers.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Basketball > Clemson
[View My HotList]