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Lady Tigers Defeat Wake Forest, 72-55

Lady Tigers Defeat Wake Forest, 72-55

Feb. 22, 2004

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Julie Aderhold scored 19 points and Lakeia Stokes added 17 in leading Clemson to a 72-55 win over Wake Forest in a women’s Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball game at Winston-Salem, NC Sunday afternoon. Khaili Sanders had her second career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds for the Lady Tigers.

Aderhold was 8-13 from the field and 3-6 from three-point range. Stokes finished the game with four assists and scored in double figures for the 21st time this season. Clemson’s Carrie Whitehurst came off the bench and added 12.

With the win, Clemson improves to 17-8 overall, and 7-7 in the ACC. Wake Forest falls to 10-15 overall, and 3-11 in league play.

Wake Forest was led in scoring by Tonia Brown with 11, and Erin Ferrell with 10.

Clemson took the lead for good, 19-17 with 5:07 left to go in the first half as Aderhold hit a three-point basket. In the final 5:07, Clemson outscored Wake Forest 10-2 and took a 29-19 lead at the half.

Clemson maintained its lead and had a 40-33 advantage midway in the second half with 12:00 minutes remaining in the game. From this point Clemson went on a 20-10 run and had a 60-43 lead with 5:40 left. Aderhold had seven points in this Lady Tiger rally.

For the game, Clemson outrebounded Wake Forest 44-33. Wake Forest shot 19-61 from the field for a .311 mark. The Demon Deacons shot only 7-30 in the first half for a .233 figure. Clemson shot 26-57 from the floor for a .456 mark, including a 16-28 performance (.571) in the second half.

Clemson will play at Duke on Friday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in Durham, NC. Clemson will conclude the regular season before the ACC Tournament as the Lady Tigers will play host to Maryland on Sunday, February 29.