Wake Forest beats Clemson 73-58 in ACC women's tourney
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Milan Quinn scored 20 points with a career-high 15 rebounds and 10th-seeded Wake Forest defeated 15-seed Clemson 73-58 on Wednesday in the first round of the ACC women's tournament.
The Demon Deacons (16-14) will play No. 7 seed Georgia Tech (18-11) on Thursday.
Ariel Stephenson added 19 points and Amber Campbell 15. Wake Forest had a 54-30 rebounding edge.
Wake Forest used a 14-0 run in taking an 11-point first-quarter lead, which remained in double figures. The Demon Deacons had a 12-0 run, with eight points from Quinn, in the second quarter and led 40-22 at halftime after enjoying its third-best shooting half of the season at 51.5 percent. The lead reached 24 points in the third.
Nelly Perry scored 23 points to lead Clemson (4-26), which was winless in 16 conference games and finished the season with 18 straight losses. Victoria Cardaci added 11 points and Alexis Carter 10.