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Tigers, Yellow Jackets Tangle Sunday

Tigers, Yellow Jackets Tangle Sunday

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers (4-14, 0-5 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-8, 1-5 ACC)

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Jervey Gym, Clemson, S.C.

WATCH: ESPN3

LISTEN: WCCP 105.5 The Roar

LIVE STATS: ClemsonTigers.com

FOLLOW: Twitter: @ClemsonWBB

PROMOTIONS: Alumni Game- Lady Tiger alumni will be honored at halftime.

Clemson Notes:

  • Sophomore Nelly Perry is averaging 14.8 points per game (8th in the ACC) and 15.6 points per game in ACC play; she has scored in double-figures 12 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.
  • Freshman Danielle Edwards was named ACC Rookie of the Week (Dec. 28) following her 20-point performance in a win over UNC-Asheville on Dec. 21; she is the first Clemson rookie to garner the award since 2012-13.
  • Edwards ranks seventh in the ACC in free throw % (.796) and steals per game (2.1).
  • Perry ranks eighth in the ACC in minutes per game (32.8) and Edwards ranks seventh (32.7); Clemson is one of two schools to have two or more players ranked in the top-10 in the ACC in minutes per game.
  • Freshman Aliyah Collier is the Tigers’ leading rebounder on the season (5.3 rebounds per game) and in league play (6.4 rebounds per game).
  • Collier has scored eight or more points in four out of five ACC games and is the Tigers’ second leading scorer in ACC play (10.2 points per game).
  • Clemson has utilized twelve different starting lineups this season and only Danielle Edwards has appeared in every lineup.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Clemson holds a 43-32 record all-time against Georgia Tech, including a 22-13 record at home.
  • The last time the two teams met, Georgia Tech defeated Clemson 71-59 on Feb. 22, 2015 in Clemson.
  • Clemson last defeated the Yellow Jackets on Jan. 30, 2014 in Atlanta, when the Tigers won an overtime thriller by a score of 80-79.
  • Georgia Tech is led in scoring (21.3 ppg) and rebounding (7.4 rpg) by senior Aaliyah Whiteside.

 

Up Next:

Thursday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. – Clemson at Louisville (Louisville, Ky.)

 

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