LAS VEGAS, Nev. –– Kelly Gramlich hit on seven 3-point field goals and scored a game-high 25 points off the bench for Clemson, but the Tigers still fell 63-54 on the road at Nevada-Las Vegas on Thursday.
No other Tigers’ player reached double figures. Nyliah Jamison-Myers, Chancie Dunn and Sade Chatman each had six points for Clemson (6-3). Danielle Miller had a team-high 19 points for UNLV (2-7). Alana Cesarz added 14 points for the Rebels.
Gramlich didn’t connect on her first 3-pointer until the 13:46 mark of the first half with the Tigers trailing 13-5 after a cold-shooting start.
NO. 2 DUKE 80, ALBANY 51
In Durham, N.C., Haley Peters scored 17 points to help Duke (11-1) beat Albany (8-2).
Chelsea Gray and Richa Jackson had 12 points apiece for the Blue Devils, who shot 59 percent from the floor in their first game since an 83-61 home loss to No. 1 Connecticut on Tuesday.
Albany led 20-13 with 7:53 remaining in the first half, but Duke answered with a 15-2 run en route to a 34-26 lead at halftime.
The Blue Devils opened the second half with a 17-2 spurt and scored on their first 10 possessions of the half.
Shereesha Richards scored 20 of her 24 points in the first half for the Great Danes.
NO. 23 SYRACUSE 80, NIAGARA 44
In Syracuse, N.Y., Brittney Sykes scored a game-high 20 points and Isabella Slim had 17 as Syracuse (10-1) defeated Niagara (2-6).
Shakeya Leary added 13 points for the Orange. Val McQuade had a team-high 11 points for the Eagles.
DEPAUL 77, PITTSBURGH 63
In Las Vegas, Chanise Jenkins and Megan Podkowa scored 13 points apiece as DePaul (6-3) beat Pittsburgh (6-5) in the Duel in the Desert.
Megan Rogowski and Jessica January added 12 each and, Brittany Hrynko had 11 for the Blue Demons.
Pittsburgh’s Loliya Briggs led all scorers with 24 points.
MISSOURI STATE 67, MISSOURI 53
In Springfield, Mo., Tyonna Snow had 14 points and Bryonna Snow and Kenzie Williams each had 11 points as Missouri State (3-6) handed Missouri (10-2) just its second loss of the season. Sierra Michaelis had 14 off the bench for Missouri.