Clemons scores 27 as Campbell rolls to 108-44 win

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Chris Clemons soars in for two of his 27 points in just 20 minutes of action Monday night.
Chris Clemons soars in for two of his 27 points in just 20 minutes of action Monday night.

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Chris Clemons scored 27 points in just 20 minutes of action and Jon Ander Cuadra added a career-high 16, including three 3-pointers, to help Campbell cruise to a 108-44 win over Columbia International on Monday night.

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Clemons, a junior guard from Raleigh, made 10 of 15 field-goal attempts, including 4-of-8 3s, and had five assists. The 5-foot-9 junior has 1,526 career points in 67 games. He moved into 11th place on Campbell's all-time scoring list, 5th in the Division I era (since '77-78).

It was Campbell's largest margin of victory in Gore Arena, which opened in 2008, and the fourth-highest point total in the program's history.

Clemons scored seven points, and Shane Whitfield added all of his six points, during a 19-6 run to open the game and the Camels never trailed. Clemons hit a 3-pointer to push the lead to 20 points midway through the first half and Campbell (1-1) led 49-22 at the break.

Druw Rollins had 13 points and Micah Banks scored 12 for Columbia International, a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association.

Campbell hit 13 3-pointers, shot 61 percent from the field and scored 33 points off 22 Rams turnovers.

Clemons followed Friday's season-opening 39-point effort with his 41st 20-plus point outing in just 68 games. On Monday night, he made 10-of-15 shots, 4-of-8 from 3-point range, dealt 5 assists and had 2 steals.

Freshman Brooks Cluxton came off the bench to grab a game-high 10 rebounds in 19 minutes. Cory Gensler, Jordan Whitfield, and Mogga Lado added 8 points apiece for CU.

Campbell returns to action Saturday in a 7 p.m. start at UNC Wilmington.