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Clemson Basketball Fan Appreciation Day Set For October 20

Clemson Basketball Fan Appreciation Day Set For October 20

Oct. 2, 2002

The Clemson men’s and women’s basketball teams will hold their 2002 Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, Oct. 20. This year’s event will be held at the Civic Center of Anderson, and the doors will open at 1:15 PM. The Civic Center of Anderson will serve as the Tiger and Lady Tigers’ home court until the renovation of Littlejohn Coliseum is complete. Free schedule cards and posters will be given away, and the first 500 youngsters (eighth grade and under) will receive free t-shirts.

At 1:30 PM, fans will have an opportunity to meet 16th-year Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Jim Davis and his staff, and the Lady Tigers will begin a scrimmage. At 3:30 PM, members of the 2002-03 men’s and women’s basketball teams will be available to give autographs and have their pictures taken with Clemson basketball supporters. At 4:00 PM, fans will meet fifth-year Tiger Basketball Coach Larry Shyatt and his staff, then the Tigers will begin a scrimmage. The day will conclude at 6:00 PM.

Clemson fans will also have an opportunity to meet the Tiger, Tiger Cub, Cheerleaders and Rally Cats from 3:00-4:30 PM.

The men’s basketball team will hold two exhibition games at the Civic Center of Anderson prior to its 2002-03 regular season home opener against Wofford. The Tigers will face the Southeastern All-Stars on Nov. 13 and EA Sports on Nov. 17. Both games will tip-off at 7:00 PM. Clemson’s home opener against Wofford on Nov. 24 is slated for 4:00 PM.

The Lady Tiger basketball team opens its season on Fri., Nov. 22 in Columbia against South Carolina. The Lady Tigers will open their 2002-03 home slate at the Civic Center of Anderson on Tues., Nov. 26 as Clemson plays host to Grambling in a 7:00 PM tip-off.

For men’s and women’s basketball season ticket information, call 1-800-CLEMSON.

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