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Lady Tigers Play Host to No. 16/22 Florida State

Jan. 19, 2011

Complete Game Notes

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson Lady Tigers will play their third straight game against a nationally ranked opponent as they welcome in No. 16/22 Florida State to Littlejohn Coliseum on Thursday night at 7:00 pm. The game will be televised live on CSS and will be available around the state on the Clemson Tiger Sports Network.

Clemson (8-11, 1-3 ACC) holds a 24-16 all-time advantage over Florida State (14-4, 2-1 ACC), and an 11-8 mark in Littlejohn. Florida State has won the last three meetings.

The Lady Tigers have played five of their last eight games against ranked opponents, and this will be the third straight overall.

Area elementary students should have received a voucher in the mail, which provides free admission with a paying adult. Regular admission tickets are $6.00 and available at ClemsonTigers.com or at the ticket window before the game.

Clemson Lady Tigers (8-11, 1-3 ACC) vs. #16/#22 Florida State Seminoles (14-4, 2-1 ACC) Date: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Littlejohn Coliseum – Clemson, SC Tickets: $6.00 General Admission – Call 1-800-Clemson or visit ClemsonTigers.com

Broadcast Information: Radio: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Don Munson, Kanetra Queen) TV: CSS (Fred Cunningham, Robin Muller) LiveStats: ClemsonTigers.com

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; Coleman missed only 18 days (4 games) after having her third child on Nov. 5 * Clemson opened its 34th season of ACC basketball with a 76-74 win at NC State. Clemson is 21-13 in all-time ACC openers * Florida State will be the 3rd straight game against a ranked team and the sixth in the last nine 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 3rd in the ACC with a 5.1 blocks/game average, and rank 23rd in the NCAA * Clemson is 2nd in the conference in 3FG% (.355) and ranks second in the ACC in 3FGM/GM (6.4) * The game features the ACC’s top 2 3FG% teams, as FSU ranks first and Clemson second * Clemson’s win at NC State snapped a 12-game ACC road losing streak * Sthefany Thomas needs 21 points to reach 1,000 for her career. Only 21 former Tigers have reached that mark * Thomas is averaging 15.8 ppg in ACC play so far * Lindsey Mason has at least 5 rebounds in 9 of the last 11 games, and averages 1.7 blks/game * Kirstyn Wright leads the team in steals with 45, is 2nd in assists and scoring, and is third in rebounding

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