Posted December 17, 2011 on AP on Fox
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Tanner Smith matched his career-high with 17 points and Clemson defeated Winthrop 60-40 on Saturday, snapping a two-game skid. Andre Young added 15 points for the Tigers (5-4), who had a week layoff for exams following consecutive losses to South Carolina and Arizona. Clemson led by four with 5 minutes remaining in the first half, and managed to hold Winthrop (4-7) to just four points over a span of 17 Eagles' possessions. Clemson opened the second half on a 12-0 run, and by the time Winthrop wing Andre Jones stopped the bleeding on a layup with 15:10 left, the Tigers still led 41-26. Jones had 12 points for the Eagles, who shot 23.8 percent in the second half. Reggie Middleton chipped in 11 points. Winthrop had won two straight but had lost both of its previous games against Virginia and Marquette by more than 20 points.
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