Women’s Basketball Falls, 81-43, At Dayton On Tuesday Night

Women’s Basketball Falls, 81-43, At Dayton On Tuesday Night

Dec. 18, 2007

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DAYTON, OH – The Clemson women’s basketball team fell to the Dayton Flyers, 81-43, on Tuesday night at the University of Dayton Arena.

The win extended the Flyers’ streak to 10 straight for a 10-2 overall record, while the Lady Tigers dropped to 7-6 on the year.

Dayton shot 51.7-percent (31-61) for the game and held the Lady Tigers to just a .286 figure, handing Clemson its worst loss of the season.

Kathy Guin had a team-high 13 points for Dayton as one of four players in double figures. Flyer Nikki Oakland recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Whitney Hood led the Clemson effort with 11 points while Lele Hardy posted a team-high eight rebounds with six points.

Rookie Jasmine Tate earned nine minutes in the second half, turning in one of the best performances of her young career with five rebounds and four points in the limited action.

Dayton opened the game on an 18-2 run and never looked back. The lead reached as many as 44 after a pair of free throws by Kendall Ross with 7:58 remaining in the final period.

A remarkable .667 shooting percentage by the Flyers coupled with a 27.6 figure for Clemson helped Dayton to a 49-16 lead at the half.

The Lady Tigers will return to Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday afternoon as they will play host to in-state rival South Carolina at 2:00 pm.