Scores

Final

Ohio State 73

(5-2, 1-1 away)

Clemson 80

(3-1, 3-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 1, 2004

    Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    OSU 36 3773
    CLEM 35 4580

    Top Performers

    Ohio State: T. Stockman 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Clemson: S. Ford 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Blk

    Ford's line: 20 points, 10 boards and 5 blocks

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Sharrod Ford scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked five shots to lead Clemson to an 80-73 victory over Ohio State on Wednesday night.

    Olu Babalola returned from a two-game suspension with 17 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers (3-1). Cliff Hammonds and Shawan Robinson added 14 points apiece. Robinson also had a game-high eight assists.

    Former Clemson standout Tony Stockman led Ohio State (5-2) with 22 points. Stockman, who transferred to the Buckeyes after the 2001-02 season, scored 16 of his 22 points in the first half even though he was booed just about every time he touched the basketball. He finished 4 of 5 from behind the arc.

    Ivan Harris had 15 points, all of them coming from 3-point range and Brandon Fuss-Cheatham added 14 for the Buckeyes, who were 15 of 25 from 3-point range and have made 32 shots from behind the arc in their last two games.

    The Tigers took a different tact, pounding the ball inside to Ford. Clemson outrebounded Ohio State 37-27 and outscored the Buckeyes by 15 points at the free throw line.

    Trailing 65-60 with less than five minutes remaining, the Tigers went on an 8-0 run to take a 68-65 lead with 3:52 left.

    Robinson hit two free throws with 36.7 seconds remaining and Clemson went ahead 74-67. The Tigers made 8 of 10 from the line in the final minute.

    Clemson closed the half with a 10-1 run to cut Ohio State's lead to one at 36-35.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OSU
    CLEM
    Points 73 80
    FG Made-Attempted 27-56 (.482) 26-56 (.464)
    3P Made-Attempted 15-25 (.600) 9-15 (.600)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-6 (.667) 19-26 (.731)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 7

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