Women's Basketball

    Dec. 13, 1997

    USC Women's Basketball Defeats San Diego State, 62-51

    LOS ANGELES- Twin Sisters Kim and Kristen Clark each scored 15 points to lead the USC Women's basketball team to a 62-51 non-conference victory over San Diego State on Saturday night at the Lyon Center in front of 573.

    USC improved to 3-2 while San Diego State fell to 2-4.

    The Women of Troy took a 26-24 lead at halftime as Kim Clark, a sophomore guard, scored 10 of her career-high 15.

    USC led the entire second half, though the Aztecs pulled to within four points, 49-45, with 4:01 to go on a three-pointer by sophomore guard Sophia Sledge. Kim Clark then hit a jumper and Kristin Clark, a junior guard, made two free throws to push USC's lead back to eight, 53-45, with 3:18 to play.

    Kristin Clark also had six steals and four assists, while sophomore forward Tiffany Washington had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for USC.

    The Aztecs were led by sophomore center Courtney Bale's 14 points and 11 rebounds.