Trevor Booker scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Clemson to a 98-69 victory over Hofstra on Friday night in the first round of the Charleston Classic.
The Tigers (1-0) will play Texas Christian on Saturday night. Hofstra (0-1) faces Western Michigan (0-1).
TCU beat Western Michigan 67-63 in Friday's first game.
The Tigers scored 98 points in its season opener, the highest point total
for the Clemson basketball program in the first game of a season since the
2004-05 team defeated Hampton by a score of 98-54 at home.
Against Hofstra, Clemson was in control from start to finish leading 15-3 early and 39-24 at the half.
The Tigers led by 22 with 14:03 to play and continued to pull away from the Pride.
Clemson also got 15 points from Terrence Oglesby and 13 from Raymond Sykes.
Charles Jenkins led Hofstra with 21.
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