by Mike Potter
N.C. State lost its third straight women's basketball game for the first time this season, falling into a tie for last place in the ACC.
The Wolfpack shot a season-low 25 percent in a 69-56 loss at Clemson.
Nikitta Gartrell (pictured) led the Wolfpack (12-10, 2-5 ACC) with 13 points and 12 rebounds while Amber White chipped in 13 points and Bonae Holston 12.
Bryelle Smith and Shaniqua Pauldo had 12 points each for the Tigers (11-12, 2-5 ACC), who won their second straight game after ending an eight-game slide.
Lele Hardy added 11 points and Christy Brown and Lindsey Mason 10 each for Clemson.
The Wolfpack's next game is at home on Feb. 7 against Virginia Tech.