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Clemson 72, No. 11 Duke 61

December 13, 1997

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) _ Amy Geren scored 26 points and Natasha Anderson added 14 as Clemson opened the Atlantic Coast Conference season with a 72-61 upset of No. 11 Duke on Saturday.

Geren’s four-point play, the first in Clemson history, with 4.2 seconds in the first half put the Lady Tigers up 30-26, a lead they would never give up.

Duke (6-2, 0-1) got within 46-44 on Lauren Rice’s two free throws with 8:23 remaining, but got no closer. Geren scored five points and Jeanette Davis added six as the Lady Tigers extended the lead to 65-55 over the next seven minutes.

Geren finished 10-for-14 from the floor, including 4-for-4 on 3-pointers. Geren also had eight rebounds and two steals for the Lady Tigers (5-2, 1-0).

Nicole Erickson led Duke with 13 points while Rice added 10.