Jan. 2, 2001
COLLEGE PARK, MD – Marche Strickland scored 20 points including 10 points in the overtime period as Maryland defeated 18th ranked Clemson 85-73 in an Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball game at College Park, MD Tuesday night.
Maryland improves to 10-3 overall, 1-1 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 10-3 overall, 1-1 in league play. Clemson will play at N.C. State Friday night.
Clemson was led in scoring by Chrissy Floyd with 20 points and Erin Batth had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Lady Tigers.
Clemson is ranked 18th according to the latest Associated Press poll. Maryland is unranked this week.
Clemson opened up an early 14-3 lead with 13:40 left to go as Andrea Gaines hit a layup. Maryland came within three points of the Lady Tigers lead 19-16, with 9:10 left at Kiki Wimbush hit a pair of free throws. The Terrapins came within three again, 27-24 with 3:30 remaining as Wimbush hit a field goal underneath.
From this point, Clemson outscored Maryland 11-2 in the final 3:30 to take a 38-26 at intermission. In this Clemson run, Nuria Forns scored six points and Chrissy Floyd added five.
In the first half, Clemson shot 17-26 from the field for a .654 mark. In the second half, Clemson cooled to 7-22 from the field for a .318 figure. In overtime, Clemson was 2-11 from the floor for a .182 mark.
For the game, Clemson shot 25-59 for a .441 mark, while Maryland was 20-59 from the floor for a .508 mark.
Clemson had a 51-42 lead with 12:10 remaining in the game. From this point Maryland scored nine unanswered points and tied the score 51-51 at the 7:45 mark . DeeDee Warley had four points in this Terrapin run.
Clemson had a 64-62 lead with 2:18 remaining. But Maryland tied the score 64-64 with 1:55 remaining as Renneika Razor tied the score with a field goal. Razor hit two free throws to put the Terrapins ahead in regulation 66-64 with 1:40 left. Julie Aderhold hit one of two free throws with 1:12 left as did Marci Glenney with :43 seconds remaining in overtime. At the end of regulation, the score was tied 66-66.
In the overtime period, Maryland outscored Clemson 19-7, Marche Strickland scored 10 points in the overtime period including eight free throws.
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