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Clemson Lady Tigers To Face Duke Thursday

Clemson Lady Tigers To Face Duke Thursday

Jan. 9, 2002

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson Lady Tiger basketball team will play host to seventh-ranked Duke at 7:00 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday night.

Clemson has a 10-4 record overall and a 2-1 mark in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Lady Tigers are led in scoring by Chrissy Floyd with a 17.9 ppg. average. Maggie Slosser leads the team in rebounding with a 5.9 rpg. mark.

Duke has a 12-3 record overall entering tonight’s game. The Blue Devils have a 4-0 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Alana Beard leads Duke in scoring with a 18.3 ppg. average. Iciss Tillis leads the Blue Devils in rebounding with a 8.4 rpg. mark. Duke is ranked seventh in both the Associated Press and USA Today polls.

Head Coach Jim Davis won his 50th game over a ranked team at Clemson with the 73-69 win over 24th ranked Penn State on December 18. Clemson is 6-0 vs. teams ranked seventh by the Associated Press at Littlejohn Coliseum.

This will be the 53rd meeting between Clemson and Duke on the basketball court. Clemson leads the overall series 32-20.

Probable Starters Clemson Probable Starters F-30 Julie Aderhold, 5-11, SO, 7.6 ppg. 4.0 rpg. F-33 Leah Roper, 5-11, JR, 6.2 ppg. 4.2 rpg. C-50 Tia Andrew, 6-2, JR, 1.2 ppg. 3.3 rpg. G-32 Chrissy Floyd, 5-9, JR, 17.9 ppg. 4.1 rpg. G-12 Krystal Scott, 5-8, SR, 12.0 ppg. 4.2 rpg

Duke Probable Starters C-31 Wynter Whitley 6-2 Fr., 8.1 ppg., 4.6 rpg. F-33 Iciss Tillis 6-4 So. 15.1 ppg., 8.4 rpg. G-3 Sheana Mosch 5-10 Jr. 11.3 ppg., 4.1 rpg. G-20 Alana Beard 5-11 So. 18.3 ppg., 6.5 rpg. G-12 Vicki Krapohl 5-5 So. 4.3 ppg., 2.0 rpg.

ACC Standings as of 1-10-02 Duke 4-0 12-3 North Carolina 3-0 13-2 Clemson 2-1 10-4 N.C. State 2-1 8-6 Maryland 2-2 9-6 Virginia 1-2 8-6 Florida State 1-3 10-5 Georgia Tech 1-3 7-6 Wake Forest 0-4 6-8

Thursday’s ACC Games Duke at Clemson Florida State at Wake Forest Virginia at Georgia Tech N.C. State at North Carolina

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