Feb. 12, 2004
RALEIGH, NC-Kaayla Chones scored 20 points and Alvine Mendeng added 13 in leading N.C. State to a 76-55 win over Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball game at Raleigh, NC Thursday night.
Chones finished the game 8-11 from the field and 4-7 from the free throw line. She also had a game-high seven rebounds.
N.C. State improves to 14-11 overall, and 6-6 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 15-8 overall, 5-7 in league play.
Clemson was led in scoring by Julie Aderhold with 11 points. Khaili Sanders had nine points and led the Lady Tigers in rebounding with six.
In the first half, N.C. State jumped to a 14-5 lead with 13:53 left as Rachel Stockdale hit a three-point field goal. Clemson narrowed the N.C. State lead to 15-11 with 10:31 left as Maggie Slosser hit a layup. From this point, N.C. State went on a 17-1 run and took a 32-12 lead with 4:37 remaining in the first half when Marquetta Dickens hit a three-point shot. During the N.C. State run, Clemson did not score a point in 5:04.
The Wolfpack took a 38-21 lead at the half.
In the second half, N.C. State maintained at least a 17-point lead. The Wolpack took its largest lead of the game of 31 points, 69-38 with 4:35 left in the game as Billie McDowell made a layup.
Clemson finished the game with 17 turnovers, compared to N.C. State’s eight. For the game, N.C. State shot 29-62 from the field for a .468 pct. The Wolpack hit 6-19 from the three-point line. Clemson shot 21-49 from the field for a .429 pct., 2-7 from three-point range.
The Lady Tigers will play host to Georgia Tech on Thursday, February 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Clemson’s next action.
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