Clemson wins gold at World University Games

Clemson Tigers

Clemson, representing the U.S., won the gold medal Thursday at the World University Games.
(Photo courtesy: Clemson Athletics)

John Newman scored 11 points to lead Clemson to an 85-63 victory over Ukraine Thursday night in Naples, Italy for the World University Games title.

Clemson, representing the USA in the tournament, closed the first quarter on a 28-9 run to lead by a 28-13 score and cruised from there winning their six game without a loss in the tournament.

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