Clemson University

Women's basketball: Clemson 66, Presbyterian 35

At Clemson, the Tigers went on an 18-3 run to end the first half and forced 30 turnovers in the game as they defeated Presbyterian on Sunday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Sophomore Jasmine Tate scored six points during the stretch to finish in double figures for the first time in her career, while Lele Hardy led Clemson (1-1) in scoring for the second consecutive game with 13.

“This was a good win for us,” said Clemson coach Cristy McKinney. “We improved on a lot of things from the last game. The girls played better defense, had fewer fouls and grabbed a lot of rebounds.”

The Lady Tigers held Presbyterian to just 14-39 shooting. Clemson totaled 19 steals to help force the 30 Blue Hose turnovers.

Amanda Mills led Presbyterian with eight points while Lea Smith was the team’s leading rebounder with eight.

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