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Clemson Opens ACC Play at North Carolina

Clemson Opens ACC Play at North Carolina

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers (4-9) at North Carolina Tar Heels (10-5)WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m.WHERE: Carmichael Arena, Chapel Hill, N.C.WATCH: ESPN3 (http://es.pn/1mq3dZH)LISTEN: WCCP 105.5 The RoarLIVE STATS: GoHeels.com (http://bit.ly/1VxpCzT)FOLLOW: Twitter: @ClemsonWBB

Clemson Notes:

  • Sunday’s game marks the first ACC contest of the season for both Clemson and North Carolina.
  • Sophomore Nelly Perry scored a career-high 21 points vs. Florida A&M on Dec. 29; she has scored 10+ points in eight games this season.
  • Freshman Danielle Edwards became Clemson’s first ACC Rookie of the Week since 2012 on Dec. 28 following her 20-point performance in a win over UNC-Asheville on Dec. 21.
  • Edwards is the only ACC freshman to record three 20-point games this season.
  • Junior Paige Mosley is coming off a career-high 16 points vs. Florida A&M and is averaging 11.7 points per game over the Tigers’ last three contests.
  • Sophomore Victoria Cardaci has knocked down 26 three-pointers through thirteen games; she is averaging 2.0 three-point makes per game, good for 11th in the ACC.
  • Clemson ranks fifth in the ACC in three-point field goal % defense (.289) and seventh in blocks per game (4.4).

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Clemson is 27-54 vs. North Carolina all-time and 9-24 in Chapel Hill. The Tigers’ last win vs. the Tar Heels came on Jan. 12, 2012 in Carmichael Arena.
  • Clemson-North Carolina is the fourth most played series in ACC women’s basketball history.
  • North Carolina has posted a 10-5 (0-0 ACC) record this season under 30-year head coach Sylvia Hatchell.
  • The Tar Heels are led in scoring by freshman Destinee Walker (15.1 points per game) and are led in rebounding by junior Hillary Summers (7.9 rebounds per game).

Up Next:Sunday, Jan. 10, 4 p.m. – Clemson vs. Miami (Clemson, S.C.)

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