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Clemson Hosts North Carolina Thursday

Clemson Hosts North Carolina Thursday

Feb. 9, 2000

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s basketball team to play host to North Carolina Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum.

Clemson will enter the game with a 15-7 record overall and a 6-4 mark in the ACC. North Carolina has a 12-10 record overall and a 4-7 record in league play.

Clemson is led in scoring by freshman sensation Chrissy Floyd with a 12.9 ppg. average. Erin Batth leads the team in rebounding with a 7.1 rpg. mark.

LaQuanda Barksdale leads the team in scoring, 17.2 ppg., and rebounding, 8.8 rpg.

This game will also be the “Take a Kid to the Game” day. “Take a Kid to the Game” is a national promotion that is designed to develop a new group of basketball fans locally and nationally. All children eighth grade and under are admitted free with a paying adult.

This will be the 55th meeting between Clemson and North Carolina on the basketball court. Clemson leads the overall series 30-24. The Tigers defeated the Tar Heels 60-59 in Chapel Hill, NC on January 10.

Clemson Probable Starters F-Nuria Forns, 6-1, JR, 8.6 ppg., 4.5 rpg. F-Erin Batth, 6-4, JR, 9.0 ppg. 7.1 rpg. C-Joanie Mungro, 6-2, SR, 6.9 ppg. 6.3 rpg. G-Krystal Scott, 5-8, SO, 8.1 ppg. 3.0 rpg. G-Angie Cossey, 5-7, SR, 8.3 ppg. 2.4 rpg.

North Carolina Probable Starters F–LaQuanda Barksdale, 5-11, JR, 17.2 ppg., 8.8 rpg. F–Leah Sharp, 5-11, JR, 6.0 ppg. 2.8 rpg. C–LaShonda Allen, 6-5, SO, 2.5 ppg. 1.5 rpg. G-Cherie Lea, 5-9, FR, 2.7 ppg. 1.5 rpg. G-Juana Brown 5-11, JR, 10.1 ppg. 5.9 rpg.