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Yellow Jackets extend league-wins mark in regular-season finale

ATLANTA -- Sydney Wallace scored 16 points as the lone Yellow Jackets player in double figures, leading Georgia Tech (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) past Clemson 62-50 in the regular-season finale for both Sunday.

Georgia Tech (22-7, 12-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) improved on its best season in the conference, extending its league-wins record to a dozen.

Wallace's 3 fueled an 18-6 Yellow Jackets run that turned a three-point deficit into a nine-point lead with 4:30 left before the half. Georgia Tech led 33-25 at intermission and outscored the Tigers 29-25 in the second half. Georgia Tech pushed its lead to 16 points with just less than six minutes left in the game.

The Yellow Jackets, who swept the regular-season series against Clemson, scored 19 points off 21 Tigers turnovers. They also outrebounded the Tigers 37-28 and outscored them on bench points 44-24.

Shaniqua Pauldo had 11 points to pace the Tigers (6-21, 2-14).