Clemson Basketball

Trevor Booker Leads Clemson to 66-59 Win Over Alabama

Al Hondo HandyCorrespondent IJanuary 7, 2009

The Clemson Tigers moved to 15-0, after defeating Alabama 66-59.  as Trevor Booker led the way with 19 points and helped put the game away, making 3 of 4 free throws to end the game.

Alabama took the lead, 42-41, after Coleman Yameme had a dunk at the 14.20 mark of the second half.  The Tigers then went on a 14-0 run.  K.C. Rivers scored on a lay-up, Andre Young sank a 3 pointer, Rivers added another lay-up, Terrence Oglesby hit a jumper and a 3 pointer back to back, and Demontez Stitt made a lay-up to give Clemson a commanding lead of 55-42.

For Clemson Rivers finished with 12, 4 blocks and 9 rebounds.  Teammates Oglesby also had 12 and Stitt added 8.  For Alabama, Alonzo Gee and Senario Hillman both had 12 and Ronald Steele chipped in with 10.

Clemson moves to 15-0 for the second time in 3 years.


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