Clemson beats Ohio State 31-0 in the Fiesta Bowl

PHOENIX (AP) Clemson beats Ohio State 31-0 in Fiesta Bowl to set up College Football Playoff championship game against Alabama.

Deshaun Watson accounted for 316 yards and three touchdowns, and the Tigers manhandled Ohio State 31-0 in the Fiesta Bowl Saturday night.

Clemson (13-1) overpowered the Buckeyes (11-2) all night, shutting them out for the first time since 1993, a span of 295 games.

The Tigers held Ohio State to 208 yards to earn a spot in the title game on Jan. 9 in Tampa Bay.

Alabama beat Clemson 45-40 in last year's title game.