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Lady Tigers Take Out Wake Forest 61-45

Lady Tigers Take Out Wake Forest 61-45

Jan. 26, 2003

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Chrissy Floyd scored 16 points and Julie Aderhold added 12 in leading Clemson to a 61-45 win over Wake Forest in an Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball game at Clemson, SC Sunday evening.

With the win, Clemson improves to 11-7 overall, and 3-4 in the ACC. Wake Forest falls to 10-7 overall, and 1-6 in the league. Aderhold, who missed 10 games due to an illness, was 4-9 from the field and 2-5 from the three-point line. Floyd finished with two steals and one assist. Wake Forest was led in scoring by Tiffani Listenbee with 12 points. She was 6-7 from the field and had seven rebounds and three steals.

In the first half, Clemson had a 15-13 lead with 5:34 remaining. From this point, Clemson finished the half on a 10-2 run and took a 25-15 lead at the half. Floyd hit a three-point field goal to start the second half, and Maggie Slosser hit one of two free throws as Clemson went ahead 29-15 early in the second half. Wake Forest cut the Lady Tiger lead to six, 42-36 with 8:29 left as Tonia Brown hit a jumper. Clemson scored eight unanswered points and built a 14-point lead 50-36 with 4:33 left to play. Aderhold had four points in this Lady Tiger run.

Wake Forest won the battle of the boards 45-41. The Demon Deacons had 19 offensive rebounds. Cotelia Bond-Young led the Deacons with a game-high 10 rebounds. Clemson was led in rebounding by freshman center Amanda White with six. For the game, Wake Forest shot 17-63 from the field for a .270 pct. Clemson shot 22-56 from the floor for a .393 mark. Clemson will play host to Florida State Thursday night, January 30, in Littlejohn Coliseum at 7:00 PM.