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Clemson To Face NC State In ACC Tournament

Clemson To Face NC State In ACC Tournament

Feb. 26, 2002

GREENSBORO, NC – Clemson will be the third seed in the 25th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament which will be celebrating its Silver Anniversary beginning Friday, March 1, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C. Clemson will play sixth-seeded N.C. State Saturday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m.

This is the third year the women’s tournament will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum. This year’s tournament is set to tip-off on Friday, March 1 and end with the championship game on Monday, March 4. Clemson has a 17-10 record overall and finished the ACC with a 9-7 record. The Lady Tigers are led in scoring by Chrissy Floyd with a 17.4 ppg. average. Maggie Slosser leads the team in rebounding with a 5.1 rpg. mark.

The tournament schedule is as follows:

Friday: Game No. 1 – Seed No. 7 Wake Forest vs. Seed No. 8 Maryland, 6:00 p.m. Game No. 2 – Seed No. 1 Duke vs. Seed No. 9 Florida State, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: Game No. 3 – Seed No. 4 Virginia vs. Seed No. 5 Georgia Tech, 2:00 p.m.(TV) Game No. 4 – Seed No. 7 or 8 vs. Seed No. 2 North Carolina, 4:30 p.m. (TV)Game No. 5 – Seed No. 3 Clemson vs. Seed No. 6 NC State, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday: Game No. 6 – Winner of Game No. 2 vs. Winner of Game No. 3, 1:00 p.m. (FSN) Game No. 7 – Winner of Game No. 4 vs. Winner of Game No. 5, 3:30 p.m. (FSN)

Monday: Game No. 8 – Championship Game, 7:30 p.m. (FSN)

For the third straight year, the tournament will feature expanded television coverage with five of the eight games to be broadcast. The first two quarterfinal games will be aired on the league’s regional sports networks (Comcast SportsNet, FOX Sports Net South and Sunshine Network). Sunday’s semifinals and Monday’s championship game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports Net. This is the first year that the tournament will have three nationally televised match-ups, up two from a year ago.

Tickets are available and may be obtained by calling tickets.com at (888) 397-3100, by visiting tickets.com on the web at www.tickets.com, or by calling an ACC school’s ticket office for tickets in that team’s section.

CLEMSON’S FLOYD AND GLENNEY NAMED ALL-ACC

GREENSBORO, NC – Clemson Women’s Basketball players, Chrissy Floyd and Marci Glenney were both named All-Atlantic Coast Conference as announced by the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association as announced Tuesday afternoon.

Floyd was named the first team, while Glenney was named to the third team.

Floyd is Clemson’s leading scorer this season with a 17.4 ppg. average. She has scored 1,372 career points and is the Lady Tigers’ 11th all-time scorer. She also leads the team in steals. Floyd has led Clemson in scoring in 13 games this season.

Marci Glenney is Clemson’s third leading scorer this season with a 10.2 ppg. average.

The Associated Press all-Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball teams for 2002 as voted on by 46 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association.

First-place votes in parenthesis. (Point totals on a 3-2-1 system)

FIRST TEAM Alana Beard, Duke (46) 138 Iciss Tillis, Duke (40) 129 Coretta Brown, North Carolina (32) 120 Chrissy Floyd, Clemson (32) 119 Nikki Teasley, North Carolina (27) 111

SECOND TEAM Brandi Teamer, Virginia (26) 108 Monique Currie, Duke (4) 80 Telisha Quarles, Virginia (6) 72 Kaayla Chones, N.C. State (5) 71 (tie) Sonja Mallory, Georgia Tech (2) 63 (tie) Milli Martinez, Georgia Tech (3) 63

THIRD TEAM Tonia Brown, Wake Forest (1) 43 Marche Strickland, Maryland 35 Tasheika Morris, Florida St. 31 Marci Glenney, Clemson 27 Regina Tate, Georgia Tech 27

HONORABLE MENTION: (10 or more points): Deedee Warley, Maryland (25), Candace Sutton, North Carolina (23), Sheana Mosch, Duke (22), April Traylor, Florida St. (21), Carisse Moody, N.C. State (21), Nina Barlin, Georgia Tech (17), Leah Metcalf, North Carolina (14).

Floyd Named To All-Defensive Team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2001-02 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Defensive Team spotlights five players representing four league teams as the leagues top defensive players. The ACC All-Defensive team is selected by the nine ACC women’s basketball head coaches.

Duke sophomore Alana Beard currently leads the league in steals, averaging 3.3 per contest and ranks ninth in rebounds with 6.2 per game.

After just two seasons Beard ranks fifth in Blue Devil career records with a career total of 196 steals. This is her second straight All-Defensive honor.

Clemson junior Chrissy Floyd currently ranks seventh in the ACC, averaging 1.93 steals per game. In the Tiger record books, Floyd continues to climb the career steals list with 165, placing her eighth. Floyd leads Clemson with a total of 52 steals this season.

Georgia Tech senior Milli Martinez leads the Yellow Jackets with 48 steals this season which is ninth in the league (1.78). She also ranks eighth in the ACC recording 6.5 rebounds per game from her guard position. In Georgia Tech charts, Martinez has 184 steals which is currently seventh among career steal leaders.

Maryland junior Renneika Razor heads into the ACC Tournament averaging 2.07 steals per game. For her career, Razor has tallied 175 steals which ranks 11th in the Terrapin career records section. From her guard position, Razor also ranks third on her team in rebounds with a total of 124, 4.4 per game.

Duke’s Iciss Tillis averages 8.4 rebounds per game, currently ranking second in the league. She also ranks second, behind teammate Alana Beard in steals per game with 2.38 per game. On the defensive glass, Tillis leads the ACC with 6.31 defensive rebounds per game.

The 25th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament begins this weekend at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C., starting on March 1 and ending on March 4.

2001-02 ACC All-Defensive Team

Alana Beard……………….Duke Chrissy Floyd……………….Clemson Milli Martinez…………..Georgia Tech Renneika Razor……………. Maryland Iciss Tillis………………..Duke

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