Clark drove the lane for consecutive buckets early in the second half to spark a 13-3 run that pushed the lead to 54-34 with 11:27 to play. Clark scored 10 points in the second half to finish with 18. Bruce scored nine.
Davis led the Eagles with 19 points on 9-of-11 shooting. His teammates never found the range and the team shot 30 percent and failed to make a 3-pointer. TSU shot only 36.8 percent but made 12 more free throws and six 3-pointers.
TSU started the season 0-13 and played all of those games on the road, mostly against power five conference teams. The Tigers lost to NCAA Tournament teams Gonzaga, Ohio State, Syracuse, Kansas, Clemson and TCU. They are 16-6 since.