Madi Ott came off the bench to lead four players in double figures with 16 points as Clemson Women’s Basketball beat Wofford Wednesday evening in Littlejohn Coliseum by a score of 79-68.
Ott accumulated those points, two rebounds and two assists in just 20 minutes on the court.
The Tigers move to 2-0 on the young season, while the Terriers fall to 0-2.
Ott was joined in double figures by Amari Robinson (15), Ruby Whitehorn (13) and Hannah Hank (12), while Diash Bradford hauled down ten boards as Clemson outrebounded the Terriers 45-33.
The Tigers shot 44.6% from the field, including 41.2% from three, led by Ott’s 4 of 7 from deep.
Clemson had 13 offensive rebounds and 9 steals on the evening, while limiting the number of turnovers (19) as compared to game one.
After enjoying a 10-point advantage after one quarter, the Tigers lead shrank to 38-33 at the half, before jumping out to a 60-49 advantage after three periods. The teams were even in the fourth quarter scoring19 apiece.
Fifty-three percent of the Tigers points (42 of 79) came via the three-point shot and 25 points came from the Tigers bench, which dominated the Terriers 6 bench points.
After a tough 10-21 season this is a good start for the program, despite the competition not being what the team will face in the upcoming schedule.
Clemson women’s basketball moved to 2-0, but it won’t be long before the schedule gets tougher
Next up the Tigers host Richmond (November 13) and South Carolina (November 17) before three games in the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands against Kansas State, Arkansas and Nothern Arizona.
The team begins December with road games at Charleston Southern and Georgia State, before hosting Charlotte and Western Carolina.
The ACC schedule starts a week before Christmas in Raleigh against North Carolina State, before hosting Radford on December 20.
Beginning on December 29 when the Tigers host Virginia Tech, there are nothing but ACC games throughout the regular season as the Tigers finish with 17 consecutive ACC conference games.