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Tigers Tangle with Seminoles Sunday

Tigers Tangle with Seminoles Sunday

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers (4-18, 0-9 ACC) at #10/9 Florida State (18-4, 8-1 ACC)

WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Donald L. Tucker Center, Tallahassee, Fla.

WATCH: ESPN3

LISTEN: Clemson Tiger Sports Network

LIVE STATS: Seminoles.com

FOLLOW: Twitter: @ClemsonWBB

PROMOTIONS: Sunday is Florida State’s Samaritan’s Feet Game. Both Head Coach Audra Smith and Seminole Head Coach Sue Semrau will coach barefoot in order to raise awareness for those living in poverty and who don’t have access to basic articles of clothing such as shoes. 

Clemson Notes:

  • Sophomore Nelly Perry is averaging 14.8 points per game (10th in the ACC) and 15.1 points per game in ACC play; she has scored in double-figures 15 times this season.
  • Perry scored a career-high 23 points (8-19 fg, 6-10 ft) in 36 minutes of action at Virginia Tech on Monday, Jan. 18.
  • Perry has increased her scoring average from 6.7 points per game as a freshman to 14.8 points per game as a sophomore, one of the greatest scoring increases for a sophomore in the ACC this season.
  • Freshman Aliyah Collier scored a career-high 18 points (7-11 fg, 2-2 3fg) vs. Georgia Tech on Jan. 24.
  • Collier has gradually increased her scoring average every month of the season, averaging 2.9 points per game in November, 4.7 points per game in December and 9.1 points per game in January.
  • 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 recorded her fourth double-double of the season at Syracuse on Thursday, tallying 11 points and 11 rebounds in the contest.
  • Edwards ranks seventh in the ACC in steals per game (2.0) and ninth in free throw percentage (.776).
  • Edwards and Perry both rank in the top-10 in the ACC in minutes per game.
  • Junior Paige Mosley is looking for her third consecutive double-digit scoring effort after pouring in 16 points vs. Pitt and 10 points at Syracuse.
  • Clemson has utilized 13 different starting lineups this season and only Danielle Edwards has appeared in every lineup.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Clemson and Florida State met earlier this season, a game in which the Seminoles won 85-40 on Jan. 14, 2016 in Jervey Gym.
  • The Tigers hold a 24-25 record all-time vs. Florida State and possess an 11-13 record on the road in Tallahassee.
  • Florida State is ranked 10th in the AP poll and 9th in the Coaches’ Poll and has not lost since Jan. 1, 2016 at Louisville.
  • The Seminoles are led in scoring by sophomore Shakayla Thomas (17.5 ppg) and in rebounding by senior Adut Bulgak (7.5 rpg).

 

Up Next:

Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. – Clemson vs. Wake Forest (Clemson, S.C.- Play4Kay Game)

 

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