Thomas leads No. 16 Miami women to an 81-57 win over Clemson
MIAMI (AP) Jessica Thomas scored 18 points, Adrienne Motley added 15 and No. 16 Miami throttled Clemson 81-57 on Sunday for its second-straight win.
Erykah Davenport’s layup with 6:07 left in the first quarter gave Miami (19-6, 8-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) an 8-7 lead and they never trailed again. Her basket sparked a 10-2 run and the Hurricanes led 25-13 at the end of the first.
Motley made a layup, capping a 10-2 Miami run, to start the second quarter for a 35-15 lead, and the Hurrincanes led by 18 at halftime.
Clemson mustered just four points in the third quarter on 1-for-14 shooting (seven percent) and two free throws, and Miami broke it open 65-34 at the end of three.
Laura Cornelius scored 14 points for Miami and Davenport added 10. Aliyah Collier led Clemson (14-11, 3-9) with 17 points, on 7-for-10 shooting, and 10 boards before fouling out.