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Dec. 9, 2011
ROCHESTER, MI - The Clemson Lady Tigers protected the ball well, but went cold from the floor in the second half as Oakland defeated Clemson, 63-51, on Friday at the O'Rena in Rochester, MI. Nikki Dixon led Clemson (3-5) with 13 points and added five steals, but Clemson hit just eight-of-32 attempts in the second half as Oakland (4-4) pulled away down the stretch for the win.
Freshman Kelly Gramlich had nine points on a season-best three 3-point goals for Clemson, who had a season-low 17 turnovers, but allowed 18 points off those miscues. By comparison, Clemson scored just eleven points off 21 Grizzly turnovers.
Oakland's Bethany Watterworth had 16 points in the second half and 21 total to lead all scorers while Zakiya Minifee had 15 points, 11 rebounds, five steals, and four assists for the Grizz.