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Clemson Hosts Wake Forest in #Play4Kay Game

Clemson Hosts Wake Forest in #Play4Kay Game

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers (4-19, 0-10 ACC) vs. Wake Forest (13-11, 4-7 ACC)

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Jervey Gym, Clemson, S.C.

WATCH: TigerCast

LISTEN: Clemson Tiger Sports Network

LIVE STATS: ClemsonTigers.com

FOLLOW: Twitter: @ClemsonWBB

PROMOTIONS: Thursday is Clemson’s annual #Play4Kay game. Any fan who donates a minimum of $1.00 at the game or online will receive a pink Clemson tote bag. The first 500 fans receive a free pink pom-pom and fans are also encouraged to enter our raffle at the game to win gift cards and Clemson memorabilia. All proceeds will benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

DONATE: http://www.play4kay.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1138924&team=6620340

Clemson Notes:

  • Sophomore Nelly Perry is averaging 14.5 points per game (11th in the ACC) and 14.6 points per game in ACC play; she has scored in double-figures 15 times this season.
  • Perry scored a career-high 23 points (8-19 fg, 6-10 ft) in 36 minutes of action at Virginia Tech on Monday, Jan. 18.
  • Perry has increased her scoring average from 6.7 points per game as a freshman to 14.5 points per game as a sophomore, one of the greatest scoring increases for a sophomore in the ACC this season.
  • Freshman Aliyah Collier scored a career-high 18 points (7-11 fg, 2-2 3fg) vs. Georgia Tech on Jan. 24.
  • Collier has gradually increased her scoring average every month of the season, averaging 2.9 points per game in November, 4.7 points per game in December and 9.1 points per game in January.
  • Freshman Danielle Edwards was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 28, the first Tiger to garner the award since the 2012-13 season.
  • Edwards recorded her fourth double-double of the season at Syracuse on Feb. 4, tallying 11 points and 11 rebounds in the contest.
  • Edwards ranks seventh in the ACC in steals per game (2.1) and ninth in free throw percentage (.783).
  • Edwards and Perry both rank in the top-10 in the ACC in minutes per game.
  • Clemson has utilized 13 different starting lineups this season and only Danielle Edwards has appeared in every lineup.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Clemson holds a 49-19 record all-time against Wake Forest, with the Tigers’ last win coming on Jan. 17, 2013 in Winston-Salem.
  • Wake Forest is led in scoring by Amber Campbell (12.9 ppg) and in rebounding by Milan Quinn (8.5 rpg).
  • The Demon Deacons are looking for their first three-game winning streak since the 2011-12 season.

 

Up Next:

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2 p.m. – Clemson at Georgia Tech (Atlanta, Ga.)

 

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