Dec. 30, 2001
CLEMSON, SC – Krystal Scott scored 19 points and Marci Glenney added 18 in leading Clemson to a 74-70 win over Florida State in an Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball game at Clemson, SC Sunday afternoon. With the win, Clemson improves to 9-3 overall, 1-1 in the ACC. Florida State falls to 10-3 this season and 1-1 in league play. The Lady Tigers have won six games in a row.
Scott finished the game hitting three three-point baskets and had five assists. Glenney finished the game with six rebounds and three steals.
Early in the second half, the score was tied 42-42 with 15:46 left to go in the game. From this point, Clemson went on a 17-8 run and built a nine-point lead 59-50 with 10:47 left. Both Scott and Glenny scored five points each in this rally.
The Lady Tigers built their largest lead of the game 67-56, 11 points with 3:35 remaining as Scott hit one of two free throws. The Lady Tigers had an eight-point lead with 28 second remaining but the Seminoles rallied late. Shinikki Whiting hit three free throws after being fouled behind the three-point line with 21 seconds left. After a Clemson turnover Tasheika Morris hit a three-pointer from the left and narrowed the Clemson lead to two, 72-70 with 16 second on the clock. Chrissy Floyd hit one of two free throws for the Lady Tigers with 13 seconds remaining giving Clemson a three-point advantage. Florida State could not score on the offensive end and Marci Glenney rebounded and was fouled. She hit one of two free throws making the score 74-70 with two seconds showing on the clock.
Florida State was led in scoring by Morris with 15 points and Whiting had 12 points. The Seminoles were led in rebounding by Morris with nine boards as Florida State outrebounded Clemson 42-40. The Lady Tigers were led in rebounding by Maggie Slosser with 10 rebounds. For the game, Clemson shot 21-59 from the field for a .356 pct. Florida State was 28-61 from the field for a .459 mark.
Clemson will play at Virginia Tech on January 3, in the Lady Tigers’ next action.
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