Scores

Final

Maryland 53

(14-6, 4-2 ACC)

Clemson 62

(16-6, 4-4 ACC)

5:30 PM ET, January 31, 2010

Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina

1 2 T
MD 22 3153
CLEM 29 3362

Top Performers

Maryland: J. Williams 13 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Clemson: J. Grant 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

Booker leads way for No. 21 Clemson

Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Trevor Booker shook off missing his first 12 shots to score nine of his 10 points down the stretch as Clemson (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today) broke a three-game losing streak with a a 62-53 victory over Maryland on Sunday night.

Fast Facts

• Clemson snapped a three-game losing skid, led by Jerai Grant's 18 points and 12 rebounds. That's his second double-double of the season.

• Trevor Booker's six-game streak of 19+ points was snapped, but he grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds.

• Maryland had shot 50 percent from the field as a team in its previous three games, but shot just 34.6 percent Sunday.

• Jordan Williams led Maryland with 13 points and 13 rebounds, his third double-double of the season.

-- ESPN Stats & Information

Booker was the Atlantic Coast Conference's field goal percentage leader last season, but could not find the basket for most of this one. He came through, though, when the Tigers (16-6, 4-4 ACC) needed it most.

Booker tied it at 48 on a short jumper, then put Clemson up for good, 52-50, with two foul shots.

He followed 2 minutes later with a 3 -- his first in nine games -- that pushed Clemson's lead to 57-53 with 3:23 left.

Maryland (14-6, 4-2) did not score the rest of the way.

Jerai Grant had a career high 18 points along with 10 rebounds for the Tigers. Booker had 16 boards.

Jordan Williams had 13 points to lead Maryland, which has lost three straight to Clemson.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MD
CLEM
Points 53 62
FG Made-Attempted 18-52 (.346) 22-69 (.319)
3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 5-22 (.227)
FT Made-Attempted 15-17 (.882) 13-22 (.591)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 11

2009-10 Season

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