Clemson made five 3-pointers in the opening nine minutes to build a 19-6 lead. The Tigers led by double figures the rest of the way, including 38-15 at halftime after holding Maryland to 6-of-23 shooting (26.1%).
Simms had 12 points in the first half, and Clemson made as many 3-pointers (six) as Maryland’s field-goal total.
Clemson’s second-half lead never dropped below 12 points.
Donta Scott was the only player for Maryland (4-1) in double figures with 11 points. The Terrapins were held to 20-of-50 shooting.