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Clemson defeats Western Kentucky 87-75

Dec. 13, 2003

Box Score

CLEMSON, SC-Maggie Slosser and Lakeia Stokes both scored 24 points in leading Clemson to an 87-75 win over Western Kentucky in a women’s intercollegiate basketball game at Clemson, SC Saturday night.

With the win, Clemson improves to 6-1 overall, while Western Kentucky falls to 2-5 this season.

The 24 points was a career-high for Slosser who finished 11-17 from the field and had a game-high 13 rebounds. She also had one block and one steal. Stokes was 7-10 from the field and 9-12 from the free three line. She finished with seven boards and five assists, four blocked shots, and three steals.

Western Kentucky was led in scoring by Leslie Logsdon with 21 points. Carla Bartee finished the game with 11 rebounds for the Lady Toppers. Camryn Whitaker had seven assists.

In the second half, Clemson had a 38-37 lead with 18:47 left to go in the game. From this point, Clemson went on a 15-4 run to take a 53-41 lead in the next 3:44. Both Slosser and Amanda White had four points each in this run.

For the rest of the game, the Lady Tigers maintained at least a lead of eight points with Clemson’s largest lead of 18 points occurring with 7:15 left when Julie Aderhold hit a jumper.

Clemson shot 31-61 from the field for a season-high .508 mark, while Western Kentucky shot 31-82 from the floor for a .378 pct. The Lady Tigers also won the battle of the boards 48-41.

The Lady Tigers will play host to East Tennessee State on Monday, December 15, at 5:00 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum.