Roper leads Clemson to 64-49 win over Boston College

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A personal 11-point run by junior guard Jordan Roper set the tone for Clemson early in a 64-49 win over Boston College Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum.

It was Clemson’s third straight ACC victory as the Tigers improved to 13-8 overall and 5-4 in league. BC fell to 9-11 overall and 1-7.

After a 3-pointer from BC’s Patrick Heckmann to start the game, Roper answered with 11 straight points, including three 3-pointers of his own.

Roper finished with a game-high 24 points, including 13 in the first half. Jaron Blossomgame added 16.

Junior guard Olivier Hanlon and Aaron Brown each had 15 points for the Eagles.

The Tigers led by as many as 17 points in the first half and held a 27-16 advantage at the break despite being held scoreless over the final 5:36 of the first half.

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