|SMITH (Eugene Tanner/AP Photos)|
Vander Joaquim added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Hawaii (7-5).
Andre Young scored 14 points to lead the Tigers (7-6).
Johnson finished 8 of 14 from the field, with four of his 3-pointers coming over the first 13 minutes of the second half.
The Rainbow Warriors went on a 9-0 run to start the second half for a 40-34 lead. They also went on a 10-3 spurt for a 59-48 advantage with 5:43 remaining.
Clemson (7-6) used full-court pressure late to make it interesting. The Tigers scored six in a row to get within 69-64 with 35 seconds left.
Hans Brereton added 10 points and Jeremiah Ostrowski had eight assists for Hawaii, which made 15 of 25 shots in the second half.