Cavaliers Need Overtime to Knock off No. 10 Clemson
January 2, 1999
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Monick Foote hit two free throws with 22.4 seconds left in overtime Saturday night, lifting No. 22 Virginia to a 67-66 win over No. 10 Clemson.
Itoro Umoh had two chances to tie it for Clemson (11-1, 2-1 Atlantic CoastConference), but she missed a pair of foul shots with 7.3 seconds to play.
After Virginia missed at the foul line, Umoh drove the length of the court,but her shot hit underneath the backboard.
Virginia (8-3, 2-0) made 24-of-28 foul shots while the Lady Tigers made26-of-41.
Clemson’s Amy Geren sent the game into overtime with a pair of free throwswith 36.7 seconds left, tying it at 59.
Umoh made one of two foul shots to give Clemson a 66-65 lead with 48 secondsleft.
Erin Stovall led Virginia with 26 points, including 11-of-11 free throws andthree 3-pointers. DeMya Walker contributed 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Geren finished with 16 points while Umoh had 15 points and 10 rebounds.Miesha Mattison came off the bench to score 13.