Jan. 15, 2001
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – No. 20 Clemson ended its five-game losing streak to Virginia, beating the No. 25 Cavaliers 87-71 Monday.
Marci Glenney led Clemson (13-4, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) with a career-high 21 points, 14 of them in the second half.
Sophomore guard Chrissy Floyd scored 20 points and had 11 rebounds for the Lady Tigers. Senior forward Erin Batth added 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Virginia (12-6, 4-2) was led by Schuye LaRue, who had 27 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.
The Cavaliers got 12 points from forward Anna Crosswhite and 11 from Telisha Quarles.
Clemson led at halftime 33-29, and Virginia was down as many as 16 points in the second half. The Cavaliers never led after intermission.
Clemson out-rebounded Virginia 43-34, and scored 14 second-chance points. The Cavaliers scored only four points off of offensive rebounds.
This was the eighth home game of the season for Virginia, which won the first seven in relatively easy fashion. The Cavaliers won 16 of 17 home games last season.
It was Clemson’s first win at Virginia since January 1997.
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