Clemson scores 103 in blowout of Dream Team Italy

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Game 2 Recap: Clemson 103, Dream Team Italy 58

The Tigers once again had to shrug off a lethargic start, as they fell behind 6-0 before K.J. McDanielsK.J. McDaniels
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hit a pair of free throws to break the ice nearly four minutes into the game. Clemson rallied from the deficit to take a slim 20-18 lead after one quarter of play. In the second quarter, the Tigers flexed some muscle by generating offense off the Dream Team's turnovers. In all, Clemson scored 15 points off turnovers in the opening half and took a 44-35 lead into the break behind a 9-3 run.

In the second half, the defensive pressure applied by Clemson was simply too much for the Italians to overcome. After the Dream Team pulled within eight at 46-38, the Tigers rattled off a 19-1 run to put the game out of reach for good. Clemson coasted from that point, winning handily by a score of 103-58. The Tigers ruled the specialty stats, winning all five benchmarks safely - including a whopping 19-4 on second chance points.

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