Notre Dame routs ClemsonJan 5, 2014 - 9:06 PM South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kayla McBride and Jewell Loyd netted 16 points apiece and No. 2 Notre Dame used a big second half in its 71-51 rout of Clemson on Sunday.
Natalie Achonwa added 15 points and 13 rebounds for Notre Dame (13-0, 1-0 ACC), which has won every game this season by double figures. Lindsay Allen had 11 points and a team-high four assists.
The Irish continue ACC play when they host Boston College on Thursday before going on the road for three straight.
Kelly Gramlich made all three of Clemson's 3-pointers and paced the Tigers (8-7, 0-1) with 13 points while Chancie Dunn scored 10.
Clemson's bench outscored their counterparts, 13-4.
Notre Dame held a slim 27-23 edge after the first half but turned it on in the second, extending the lead to 43-27 on a Loyd triple midway through the period. Clemson never got closer than 11 the rest of the way.
- CLEMSON: 51
NOTRE DAME: 71
Jan 5 3:44 PM
- CLEMSON: 23
NOTRE DAME: 27
Jan 5 2:45 PM
- CLEMSON: 0
NOTRE DAME: 0
1st Half - 20:00
Jan 5 2:02 PM
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