Boxscore
Arizona 66, Clemson 54
Saturday, December 8, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - J.C. Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, South Carolina
Officials - Brian Dorsey, Les Jones, Raymond Styons
Attendance - 8509

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arizona 28 38 66
Clemson 24 30 54

Recap


No. 8 Arizona 66, Clemson 54:
Mark Lyons scored a season-high 20 points and Nick Johnson added 13 as the visiting Wildcats dominated the final eight minutes to remain unbeaten.

Arizona (7-0) trailed 47-44 with 7:57 remaining before Jordin Mayes’ 3-pointer - his only points of the game - sparked a 11-0 run, and the Wildcats never trailed again. Clemson (5-3) was outscored 22-7 in the final eight minutes.

Clemson's Milton Jennings had 15 points in his return from a two-game suspension, and K.J. McDaniels had 13 points. The Tigers trailed by 14 with 8:54 left in the first half before cutting the lead to four at halftime.

The Wildcats won despite shooting a season-low 35.5 percent from the field. Senior forward Solomon Hill grabbed 10 rebounds and finished with seven points on 2-of-16 shooting.

Lyons, a transfer from Xavier, had his best game of the young season with four assists while shooting 7-for-13 from the field. The Wildcats outrebounded Clemson 40-26.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Clemson dropped to 1-11 all-time in games against schools currently in the Pac-12 Conference. … Arizona committed 11 turnovers after committing a season-high 27 against Southern Miss on Tuesday. The Wildcats forced 15 Clemson turnovers. … Clemson C Devin Booker had six points, nine rebounds and five blocks.

Arizona Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mark Lyons 33:00 7-13 1-3 5-5 1 3 4 4 4 1 1 0 20
Solomon Hill 35:00 2-16 0-3 3-4 7 3 10 3 1 2 5 2 7
Nick Johnson 32:00 4-9 2-3 3-3 2 3 5 1 2 5 1 1 13
Brandon Ashley 22:00 3-5 1-1 2-2 1 5 6 0 3 0 1 1 9
Kaleb Tarczewski 33:00 3-7 0-0 0-2 4 2 6 0 3 1 1 0 6
Grant Jerrett 15:00 1-6 0-2 2-2 1 4 5 1 0 1 1 0 4
Angelo Chol 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Kevin Parrom 17:00 1-4 0-2 2-2 1 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 4
Jordin Mayes 10:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
TOTAL 200 22-62 5-16 17-20 17 23 40 10 18 13 11 4 66
  35.5% 31.2% 85.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 11

Clemson Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Devin Booker 37:00 3-8 0-0 0-3 5 4 9 0 2 0 3 5 6
Milton Jennings 25:00 5-7 3-4 2-4 0 3 3 0 3 2 2 2 15
Rod Hall 25:00 2-6 1-1 0-0 1 3 4 1 2 0 5 0 5
K.J. McDaniels 31:00 5-14 1-5 2-2 2 2 4 1 3 2 1 4 13
Damarcus Harrison 22:00 1-4 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
Adonis Filer 27:00 3-8 0-1 4-6 0 4 4 2 1 1 1 0 10
Jordan Roper 13:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2
Josh Smith 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Landry Nnoko 13:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 1 0
Carson Fields 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-52 5-12 9-17 8 18 26 6 17 7 14 12 54
  38.5% 41.7% 52.9% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 14