Dec. 16, 2000
Clemson, S.C.–Erin Batth and Chrissy Floyd each scored 16 points Saturday night to lead Clemson to a 89-65 victory over UNC-Greensboro in women’s college basketball action at Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson improved to 6-2 with the victory, while UNC Greensboro fell to 5-2. Clemson will play host to Virginia Tech on Monday night at 7:00 PM.
Floyd made 6-12 shots from the field and also added eight assists with just two turnovers in her 30 minutes of play. Batth had 16 points and six rebounds, and added three steals in just 23 minutes of play.
Nuria Forns added 10 points, while Marci Glenney added 13 points and three steals in just 19 minutes of play. Clemson Head Coach Jim Davis played all 12 Lady Tigers who were healthy, and 11 of the players scored. All 12 had at least one rebound, and nine different players had at last one steal.
It was one of the most efficient games of the year for Davis’s team. Clemson shot 52.2 percent from the field and 43 percent on three-point shots. Clemson had 26 assists on 36 baskets and had 17 steals.
UNC-Greensboro, who defeated Clemson last year in Greensboro, had five players in double figures in the losing cause. Samika Foster led the way with 15 points, while Brianne Dodgen added 13 points and 10 rebounds. She was the only player for either team with a double-double. Jennifer Hart and Jessica Williams had 10 points off the bench for Greensboro, who had 29 turnovers on offense.
Clemson was in command of the game from the very beginning. The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 16-2 lead within the first five minutes of the game behind six points from Batth. Clemson increased the margin to 25-7 on a free throw by Maggie Slosser at the 10:49 mark. Clemson increased the lead to 41-23 just before halftime on a jumpshot by Slosser.
UNC Greensboro cut the lead to 45-32 four minutes into the second half on a three-point goal by Katie DelCampo, her only made field goal of the game. Davis then called timeout for Clemson. The Lady Tigers immediately went on an 8-0 run in just 1:35 seconds as Krystal Scott and Floyd each scored two baskets.
Clemson’s largest lead was 27 points, on many occasions in the second half, the last at 80-53 on a left hand bank shot by Slosser, who was 3-3 from the field and scored nine points in just 14 minutes on Saturday night.
Clemson shot 60 percent from the field in the second half, hitting 21-35 shots, and scored 48 points.
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