Team USA held onto to win 58-57 over the Ukraine in the World University Games to move to 2-0 in pool play. The Tigers, who are representing Team USA, jumped out to an early 11-1 lead in the first quarter and were up by 11 after 3.
John Newman III led the way for Clemson with 18 points, on 7-14 shooting. He also tallied 5 rebounds and drew 6 fouls.
Hunter Tyson added 15 points, all coming by way of the 3 ball, and 6 rebounds.
Team USA will play China tomorrow at 1130 am EST in the final game of pool play.