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Clemson Travels to Notre Dame

Clemson Travels to Notre Dame

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers (4-23, 0-14 ACC) at #2/3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (26-1, 14-0 ACC)

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Purcell Pavilion, Notre Dame, Ind.

WATCH: WatchND

LISTEN: Clemson Tiger Sports Network

LIVE STATS: UND.com

FOLLOW: Twitter: @ClemsonWBB

Clemson Notes:

  • Sophomore Nelly Perry is averaging 14.2 points per game (14th in the ACC) and 14.1 points per game in ACC play; she has scored in double-figures 16 times this season.
  • Perry scored a career-high 33 points (13-24 fg) vs. Boston College on Feb. 18, becoming the first Tiger to score 30+ points in a game since 2008.
  • Freshman Aliyah Collier ranks in the top-7 among ACC freshmen in rebounding (5.8 rpg) and steals (1.3 spg); she has scored eight or more points in 10/14 ACC contests.
  • Collier pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds vs. Wake Forest on Feb. 11, the most boards by a Tiger since Dec. 30, 2012.
  • 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 ranks in the top-11 among ACC freshmen in scoring, rebounding, steals, blocks and assists.
  • Sophomore Victoria Cardaci has made 13 three-pointers over the Tigers’ last four games; she is averaging 10.8 points per game over that span.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Clemson and Notre Dame have met only twice in women’s basketball, with the Fighting Irish winning both matchups.
  • The two teams last met on Jan. 24, 2015, a game in which Notre Dame won 74-36 in Littlejohn Coliseum.
  • Clemson and Notre Dame first met on Jan. 5, 2014, a contest Notre Dame won 71-51 in Notre Dame, Ind.
  • Notre Dame is ranked no. 2 in the AP poll and no. 3 in the coaches’ poll.
  • The Fighting Irish are 55-1 in conference games since joining the ACC.

Up Next:

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. – Clemson vs. NC State (Clemson, S.C.)

 

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