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Lady Tigers Conclude Home Schedule Against Florida State On Sunday

Lady Tigers Conclude Home Schedule Against Florida State On Sunday

Feb. 18, 2006

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will honor its seniors prior to the Sunday afternoon contest with the Florida State Seminoles. The Lady Tigers enter their final home game with an 8-17 overall record, including a 2-9 mark against conference competition, while the Seminoles bring a 16-8 overall mark and 7-4 ACC record into Littlejohn Coliseum. The game, beginning at 3:00 PM, will be broadcast by the Clemson Tiger Sports Network with Don Munson providing play-by-play and Kanetra Queen serving as color commentator.

Sunday’s game will also be Team Day. Any team, with its coach, will receive free admission to the game by signing in at the East Gate. The Lady Tigers will also be holding an autograph session for fans on the court immediately following the game.

The senior day festivities will honor Lauren Allen, Amanda Frist and Julie Talley. Frist currently ranks second on the team in scoring and rebounding, averaging 10.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. Talley has drained 52 three-point field goals during the 2005-06 season, while shooting 39.7% from long range, and Allen is averaging 4.0 rebounds per game for the Lady Tigers.

Sophomore Maxienne White leads the squad with an 11.0 scoring average and a 6.6 rebound per game mark.

Scouting the Seminoles The Florida State Seminoles are coming off of a 68-61 victory over Miami on Friday night that improved their overall record to 16-8 and their mark in conference games to 7-4. They are just one of five ACC teams with league record better than .500.

Alicia Gladden leads four double-figure Seminole scorers with a 12.7 point per game average. The junior guard also has a team-best 5.9 rebound per game ratio, while converting 46.6% of her field goals. Ganiyat Adeduntan, Holly Johnson and Britany Miller also average at least 10.0 points per game for Florida State.

Overall, the Seminoles average 71.2 points per game and pull down an average of 40.0 rebounds per game. They are holding their opponents to just 40.0% from the field while allowing only 63.5 points per game.

The Series Sunday afternoon’s match-up between Clemson and Florida State will be the 32nd meeting in history, dating back to the 1980-81 season, and the second this year between the two schools. The Lady Tigers lead the series score by a 23-8 margin, including a 11-2 mark in matches played on their home court. However, the Seminoles have won the last seven games, including an 80-66 victory on Jan. 19 in Tallahassee, FL.

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