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Lady Tigers, Tar Heels Set for 75th All-Time Meeting

Feb. 9, 2011

Complete Game Notes

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will take on (#13 AP/#10 Coaches) North Carolina (21-3, 7-2 ACC) on Thursday night at 7:00 pm in Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson (10-14, 3-6 ACC) will play its eighth ranked opponent of the season, and third top-ten opponent.

The game has been designated as the “Take a Kid to the Game” night, and all children will receive free admission to the game with a paying adult. Tickets are available on Clemsontigers.com or at the ticket window for $6.00. All seats are general admission.

The game will be available on TigerCast on ClemsonTigers.com, and livestats will be available as well.

The Lady Tigers will try to win a second consecutive ACC home game, as they defeated Virginia, 84-74, on Jan. 30.

Sthefany Thomas (12.5 ppg) and Kirstyn Wright (12.3 ppg) lead the Tigers, who enter ranked second in the conference in three-pointers made and third in three-point percentage. The Tigers need just nine three-point makes to set the school record of 159 long-distance makes in a season.

North Carolina is ranked in the top-ten for the first time this season, and are led by Italee Lucas (17.0 ppg). The all-time series is tied in Clemson, 14-14, while the Heels own a 48-26 overall mark in the series, and have won 15 straight.

Clemson Lady Tigers (10-14, 3-6 ACC) vs. #13/10 North Carolina Tar Heels (21-3, 7-2 ACC) Date: Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Littlejohn Coliseum – Clemson, SC

Broadcast Information: Radio: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Don Munson, Kanetra Queen) Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com Live Video: TigerCast at ClemsonTigers.com

Watch Clemson vs. North Carolina Live on TigerCast

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 is a two-time ACC Champion as a player (1996, 1999) * The Lady Tigers recorded a 2.78 in the classroom in the fall, the best mark since 2007 * 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 * The Tigers rank 2nd in the ACC in 3FGM/GM at 6.3 and third in 3FG% at .351 * The Tigers rank third in the ACC with a 5.0 blocks per game average; UNC is first at 7.2 blk/gm * Clemson has won two ACC road games this season, a 76-74 victory over NC State and a 77-73 win over Wake * The Lady Tigers are 10-2 when scoring more than 60 points in a game * Sthefany Thomas 22 points against UVa were one shy of her career-high, and she tied a school record with 6 3-pointers; Her 2.38 3FG/GM average would be a school record if she can maintain the pace; Thomas ranks 19th in school history in scoring with 1,033 points * Jasmine Tate needs 11 rebounds to pass Itoro Coleman for 15th on the Clemson all-time rebounding list * Clemson has made 152 three-pointers this season, which ranks fifth in Clemson history in a single season; the school record is 159

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