Feb. 5, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) – Jerai Grant scored 20 points, Demontez Stitt added 16 and Clemson used a 22-0 in the first half to beat Georgia Tech 65-56 on Saturday.
Clemson (16-7, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won three of four since dropping consecutive games at North Carolina and Maryland.
Iman Shumpert scored 17 points for the Yellow Jackets (10-12, 3-6), who have lost three straight and four of five.
The Tigers overcame 20 turnovers to win their first ACC road game this season in five tries. Andre Young, who finished with 14 points, was 4 for 6 on 3s and Stitt 2 for 2.
After Daniel Miller’s layup gave Georgia Tech a 19-8 lead with 9:15 left in the first half, Clemson went on a 22-0 run that ended on Tanner Smith’s free throw.