Campbell rallies past Florida A&M 66-59 in Jamaica Classic
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Chris Clemons, the nation's second-leading scorer, had 27 points and Campbell rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat Florida A&M 66-59 on Friday to start the Jamaica Classic.
Clemons, who came in averaging 32.3 points, started a 19-0 second-half run with a 3-pointer, Trey Spencer capped it with a 3 for a 48-46 lead and Campbell didn't trail the rest of the way.
Justin Ravenel made his eighth 3-pointer with 29 seconds left to pull FAMU within 63-59. But Clemons answered with two free throws and FAMU turned it over and Clemons went back to the line, making 1 of 2.
Early in the second half, Clemons sank a corner 3-pointer to break a school record with his 317th career make, passing Adam Fellers (1998-02). Clemons also extended his streak of double-digit scoring games to 86, which leads Division I active players. Eudy became the program's leader in blocked shots with 158, passing Henry Wilson 1985-89.
Ravenel scored 25 points for Florida A&M (2-1). Richard Anderson added four 3-pointers and 12 points. FAMU was 13 of 21 from 3-point range, but made just 7 of 32 from inside the arc.
The teams combined to go 17 of 34 from the free-throw line.