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Clemson Lady Tigers to Take on North Carolina A&T Monday

Jan. 2, 2011

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will return home to take on the North Carolina A&T Aggies (4-6) on Monday at 7:00 pm in Littlejohn Coliseum. It will be the first-ever meeting between the schools.

Clemson (6-8) has played five of the last six away from home overall, including three straight against nationally ranked opponents. It will be Clemson’s first home game since Dec. 18, and will be the final non-conference game of the year, as the Lady Tigers open the ACC season on Jan. 6 at NC State.

The Lady Tigers are 6-2 on the season at home in 2010-11.

The game will be Public Service Appreciation Night. All Police Officers, Firefighters, and EMS workers can receive free admission, and their families can purchase tickets for just $3.00.

Clemson Lady Tigers (6-8) vs. North Carolina A&T Aggies (4-6) Date: Monday, Jan. 3, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Littlejohn Coliseum – Clemson, SC Ticket Promotions: Public Service Appreciation Night – All police officers, firefighters, and EMS workers will receive free admission. Family members can purchase a $3 ticket.

Broadcast Information: Radio: WCCP-FM 104.9 (Dan Scott, Kanetra Queen) Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com Live Video: TigerCast on ClemsonTigers.com (Roy Philpott)

Watch Clemson vs. North Carolina A&T Live on TigerCast

Clemson Quick Notes: * Head Coach Itoro Coleman is in her first season as a head coach. The 2000 graduate of Clemson was most recently at Penn State * After opening the season with seven of the first eight games at home, the Lady Tigers played five of six away from Littlejohn Coliseum, where the Tigers have a 350-139 all-time mark. * Clemson and North Carolina A&T will meet for the first time on the hardwood on Monday * This will be Clemson’s first game against an unranked opponent in four games. * Defensively, Clemson has held seven opponents to 58 or fewer points this season, a feat they accomplished only four times all of last season * The Tigers rank 4th in the ACC with a 4.7 blocks/game average * Senior Jasmine Tate ranks tenth in the ACC with 7.6 rebounds per game; she has hit double-digits in rebounding five times this season * Bryelle Smith leads the ACC in minutes/game and ranks fourth in assists/game * Sthefany Thomas needs five threes to move into fifth in Clemson history in career 3FGM * Senior Kirstyn Wright has career-highs in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, and ranks ninth in the ACC in minutes/game

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