STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (REUTERS) — Chris Hobbs had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Clemson to a 79-66 victory Wednesday over Penn State.
Penn State (1-3) gave up an 11-point second half lead and was outscored 20-7 in the final 10 minutes.
Thomas Nagys’ layup with 12:22 remaining capped a 20-6 Clemson run and gave Clemson (4-1) a 57-54 lead.
Penn State was led by Jamall Tate with 18 points.
Clemson out-rebounded Penn State 46-22 and had 5 players in double figures. The Tigers shot 1-for-10 from the 3-point line while Penn State hit 3-for-8.
Penn State was led in the first half by Tyler Smith and Tate with 10 points each. The Lions led 44-34 at halftime.
Clemson returns home to play host to Coastal Carolina on Friday. Penn State travels to Philadelphia for its next game at Temple Saturday.