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Tigers Travel to Charlottesville to Take on #24 Cavaliers

Feb. 3, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will go to Charlottesville, VA to take on the 24th-ranked University of Virginia (15-6, 4-3 ACC) on Thursday night at 7:00 pm. Clemson (11-12, 2-5 ACC) has won two straight games against Boston College and NC State, and will look to gather its first ACC road win of the season in John Paul Jones Arena, only Clemson’s second game played in that facility.

Game Setup

  • Site: John Paul Jones Arena (14,593)
  • Date: February 4, 2010
  • City: Charlottesville, VA
  • Tip: 7:00 pm EST

Broadcast Notes

Clemson Quick Notes

  • Sophomore Lindsey Mason ranks 2nd in the conference in FG% and 4th in blocks/gm in ACC games
  • Clemson has won all five games decided by two or fewer points and in OT this season
  • Three current Tigers rank among Clemson’s all-time top ten in three-point field goals made in a career
  • Christy Brown is now 10th in CU history in assists with 342
  • Cristy McKinney will coach her 500th game tonight
  • The Tigers are second in the ACC and 26th nationally in blocks per game at 5.1 per game.
  • Four different players have scored 20+ points in a game this season for Clemson, led by Shaniqua Pauldo, who has done it 4 times
  • Lele Hardy (See Pages 8-9)…
  • Is 9th nationally at 3.32 steals per game
  • Became the third Tiger in history to amass 1400 points and 800 rebounds
  • Is 3rd in CU history in rebounding and 9th in scoring
  • Is ranked 8th in ACC history in career steals with 363, needing 8 for 7th
  • Needs 19 steals to enter the top-25 in NCAA history
  • Freshman Keyrra Gillespie is fourth in the ACC with 5.0 assists per game and 109 dimes

Series Notes

  • Virginia leads, 35-28
  • The Tigers are 10-18 against Virginia in Charlottesvile
  • This will be the 64th meeting between the teams all-time
  • This will be only the second meeting between the teams at John Paul Jones Arena
  • Virginia’s Director of Basketball Operations, Erin Batth, was a four-year letterwinner for Clemson from 1997-01 and is still fifth in Clemson history in blocks and is 9th in rebounding. She was the first Clemson player to be drafted into the WNBA
  • Virginia’s current six game winning streak is the longest for either team in the series
  • Clemson’s first ACC Tournament game was played in Charlottesville where the Tigers defeated the Cavaliers, 73-59

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