Cavaliers Fall to Clemson 73-65
Feb. 7, 2002
Fourth year Telisha Quarles had 22 points to lead the Cavaliers tonight against Clemson and first year Lynette O’Reggio added a double-double in only 11 minutes of action, but the Cavaliers still fell to the Lady Tigers 73-65 tonight in Clemson. The Tigers led by just two at the break, and they built the lead to five with 14:45 to play in the second half. An 11-2 run over five minutes with four points each from LaTonya Blue and Quarles put the Cavaliers up bu four with 10:02 to play, but Clemson responded with an 11-1 run of their own to take the lead for good. With the loss, the Cavaliers drop to 12-10 overall and are now 5-6 in the ACC.
The Cavaliers had the advantage from behind the arc, shooting 6 of 16 from long range compared to 2 of 11 for the Tigers, and Anna Prillaman chipped in 11 on 3-of-6 shooting from long distance. Virginia also enjoyed a huge advantage on the boards, outrebounding Clemson 44-36, including 27-24 under the Cavaliers’ own basket.
Virginia also stole the ball nine times compared to the Tigers’ three steals, and the Cavaliers also turned the ball over only 10 times while Clemson had 13 turnovers.
1 2 F
Virginia 26 39 65
Clemson 28 45 73
High scorers: V: Quarles 22, Prillaman 11
C: Floyd 24, Aderhold 11
High rebounds: V: O'Reggio 10, Teamer 9
C: Roper 7, Slosser 7