March 2, 2000
Clemson Lady Tigers, 18-10 Overall, 9-7 in the ACC
Head Coach: Jim DavisClemson Record–277-126 in 13th seasonCareer Record–296-134 in 14th season
UPCOMING ACTION March 3-6 (Fri.-Mon.) ACC Tournament at Greensboro, NC
CLEMSON’S RECORD–Clemson has an 18-10 record overall, and a 9-7 mark in the ACC. The Lady Tigers are 9-3 at home this season. Clemson has won two games in a row.
CLEMSON TO START PLAY IN THE ACC TOURNAMENT SATURDAY-Clemson will start play in the ACC Tournament on Saturday, March 4. The Lady Tigers are seeded fourth in the tournament and will play fifth-seeded North Carolina at 1:00 p.m. The game will be televised by Fox Sports South, the Florida Sunshine Network, and Home Team Sports.
CLEMSON PLAYERS NAMED ALL-ACC–Clemson’s Angie Cossey were both named to the 1999-2000 All Atlantic Coast Conference team. Floyd was named to the second team, while Cossey was named to the third team. Floyd was also named to the ACC All-Freshman team.
The Lady Tigers’ Erin Batth was named to the ACC’s All-Defensive team.
Floyd is Clemson’s leading scorer with a 12.4 ppg. average. She also leads the team in steals with 53. Floyd is also third on the team in assists with 39.
Angie Cossey is the Lady Tigers’ second leading scorer with a 9.6 ppg. average. Cossey leads the team with 30 three-point goals. She leads the team in free throw pct. with a .827 mark.
Erin Batth leads the team in blocked shots. She is the Lady Tigers’ third leading scorer with a 9.1 ppg. average. Batth leads the team in rebounding with a 7.3 rpg. average.
LADY TIGERS ARE SEEDED FOURTH IN ACC TOURNAMENT–Clemson is seeded fourth in this year’s ACC Tournament. This is the ninth time Clemson has been seeded fourth in ACC Tournament history. In Clemson’s two ACC Championship seasons (1996 and 1999), the Lady Tigers were seeded fourth in the ACC Tournament those years.
THE SERIES VS. ACC SCHOOLS IN THE ACC
CLEMSON IN THE ACC TOURNAMENT–Clemson has an overall record of 25-20 in the ACC Tournament over the years. Clemson has a 10-2 record in the ACC Tournament in the last four seasons. The Lady Tigers won the ACC Tournament in 1996 and 1999. The Lady Tigers have played in the ACC Championship game in the last four years. Head Coach Jim Davis has a 18-10 record in the ACC Tournament during his Clemson career. Clemson has a 12-6 record in the ACC Tournament when the Lady Tigers are seeded fourth.
Regular Season ACC Finishes for the Lady Tigers No. of times finished in this place
(First number is outright, second number is a tie.)
Clemson’s Seeding Over the Years No. of times seeded in this position
ACC TOURNAMENT RECORDS HELD BY CLEMSON–The following list is of ACC Tournament Records held by Clemson players and by various Clemson teams:
Individual Single Game
Most Field Goals Made: 15 by Barbara Kennedy, Clemson vs. Maryland, 1982 Finals (25 Att.)
Most Rebounds: 21 by Barbara Kennedy, Clemson vs. Wake Forest, 1981, 1st Round 21 by Barbara Kennedy, Clemson vs. North Carolina, 1982 Semifinals
Assists: 13 by Drema Greer, Clemson vs. Duke, 1979, 1st Round
Individual Tournament Field Goals Made: 40 by Barbara Kennedy, 1982 (73 Att.)
Team Single Game Rebounds: 68, Clemson vs. Wake Forest, 1981, 1st Round
Most Field Goals Attempted: 88 Clemson vs. Duke, 1979, 1st Round 88 Clemson vs. Wake Forest, 1981, 1st Round
Most Free Throws Made: 33 Clemson vs. Duke, 1990 1st Round, (57 Att.) Most Free Throws Attempted: 57, Clemson vs. Duke, 1990 1st Round (33 Made)
CLEMSON IN OVERTIME GAMES IN THE ACC TOURNAMENT–Clemson is 3-1 involving overtime games in the ACC Tournament for a .750 pct. The .750 pct. is the best winningest pct. among the ACC schools.
CLEMSON’S BARBARA KENNEDY-DIXON NAMED THE ACC TOURNAMENT’S MVP THREE TIMES–Former Clemson player and former Assistant Coach Barbara Kennedy-Dixon is the only player in the ACC to be named the ACC Tournament MVP on three occasions. Kennedy won the award in 1980, 1981, and was named Co-MVP in 1982. Clemson made it to the semifinal rounds in 1980 and 1981, while in 1982 the Lady Tigers advanced to the finals. Kennedy-Dixon is the only player in ACC history to win the award and not be a member of a team in the championship round. She did this on two occasions, 1980 and 1981.
LADY TIGERS IN THE ACC TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME–Clemson has been in the ACC Tournament Championship game six times, (1982, 1989, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999). The Lady Tigers won the ACC Championship in 1996 and 1999. Head Coach Jim Davis has led Clemson to five ACC Tournament Championship games in his career, including the last four seasons.
LAST HOME GAME RECORD–Clemson defeated Florida State 75-58 on February 27, in Clemson’s last home game of the season. Clemson now has a 20-5 record over the years involving last home games.
HEAD COACH JIM DAVIS IS ONE OF THE WINNINGEST COACHES IN ACC TOURNAMENT HISTORY–Head Coach Jim Davis is the fourth winningest coach in the history of the ACC Tournament with 18 wins. By percentages, Davis is the third winningest coach with an 18-10 record for a .643 pct.
CLEMSON LEADERS–Clemson is led in scoring by freshman sensation Erin Batth with a 7.3 rpg. mark. Erin Batth is the Lady Tigers’ second leading scorer with a 9.6 ppg. average. Krystal Scott leads the Lady Tigers in assists with 92 or 3.3 assists per game.
GIANT KILLERS–The Clemson Women’s basketball team defeated 15th-ranked North Carolina, 60-59, on January 10. On January 13, the Lady Tigers defeated third-ranked N.C. State, 71-56.
DAVIS VS. RANKED TEAMS–Under Head Coach Jim Davis, the Lady Tigers have a 28-20 record against Associated Press-ranked teams at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum.
ANGIE COSSEY HAS SCORED 79 POINTS IN LAST SIX GAMES–Angie Cossey has scored 79 points in the last six games. She scored a career-high 19 points in the N.C. State game on 2-13-00. Also in the last six games, she is 13-33 from the three-point line.
BATTH IS CLEMSON’S CURRENT CAREER SCORING LEADER–Erin Batth is Clemson’s current career scoring leader with 574 points. She is averaging 6.5 ppg. during her career. Batth also has 437 career rebounds and has averaged 5.0 rpg. during her career.
BATTH APPROACHING MILESTONE–Erin Batth needs only 11 more rebounds to enter Clemson’s top 25 career rebounding list. She currently has 437 career rebounds entering the ACC Tournament.
NURIA FORNS IS ONE OF CLEMSON’S BEST THREE-POINT SHOOTERS–Nuria Forns is one of Clemson’s best ever three-point shooters. She is fifth on the Clemson career list for most three-point field goals made with 55. She only needs two more three-point goals to move into fourth place.
3PT GOALS MADE
JOANIE MUNGRO IS BALANCED IN REBOUNDING–Joanie Mungro has 127 offensive rebounds and 137 defensive rebounds in her career at Clemson. The senior was a junior college transfer. For her career at Clemson, she is averaging 4.9 rpg.
CLEMSON IS YOUNG TEAM–Clemson has only three players who have played in 70 or more career games at Clemson. Nuria Forns has played in 90. Chrissy Floyd has averaged more than 20 minutes per game. Floyd is averaging 29.5 minutes per game.
MUNGRO OVERCOMES OBSTACLES–Clemson’s Joanie Mungro had a pacemaker inserted in December. She has a rare, non-life threatening heart ailment that required a pacemaker. So far this season, she is averaging 22.6 minutes per game and has started 21 of the 22 games she has played. Mungro is the Lady Tigers’ second leading rebounder this season with a 5.5 rpg. mark. Mungro leads the Lady Tigers in field goal pct. this season as she has hit 56-107 field goals for a .523 mark. For her career at Clemson, she has hit 117-236 from the field for a .496 pct.
CLEMSON’S REBOUNDING–Clemson has been outrebounded by its opponents 13 times this season. When Clemson outrebounds its opponents, the Lady Tigers are 12-2 this season. When the opponents outrebound Clemson, the Lady Tigers are 5-8. Wake Forest and Clemson tied in rebounding 35-35 on January 24. This year, Clemson is averaging 36.7 rpg. while the opponents are averaging 38.6 rpg. The Lady Tigers have never finished a season being outrebounded by its opponents under Head Coach Jim Davis.
FLOYD, A FRESHMAN SENSATION–Freshman Chrissy Floyd is Clemson’s leading scorer with a 12.4 ppg. average. This season she has hit 149-320 from the field for a .466 pct. She is also averaging 2.9 rpg. She is also the Lady Tigers’ leader on defense as she has 53 steals or 1.9 spg. This year, Floyd is averaging 29.5 minutes per contest. This year, she has led Clemson in scoring in eight games this season, including the Lady Tigers’ 71-56 upset win over N.C. State. The last freshman to lead Clemson in scoring at the end of a season was Kerry Boyatt as she averaged 15.3 ppg. her freshman season in 1989-90, 10 years ago. That season Boyatt was named ACC Freshman-of-the-Year.
KRYSTAL SCOTT HAS BECOME STARTER THIS SEASON–Krystal Scott has more than tripled her playing time this season compared to her playing time last year. This year she has played 789 minutes, and last year she played 155 minutes the entire year. She is averaging 8.6 ppg. this season and leads the squad in assists with 92. She is also a 75% free throw shooter this season. In Clemson’s upset win over North Carolina on January 10, Scott scored 16 points. Against Virginia on February 17, She scored a career-high 18 points.
VS. ACC FOES–Erin Batth is also averaging 7.4 rpg. in Clemson’s ACC outings. Clemson is shooting 361-901 vs. ACC foes for a .401 pct.
LEONARD NAMED TO THE ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM–Amirah Leonard was named to the All-Tournament team at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament on November 24 & 26. Leonard scored a career-high 25 points vs. Old Dominion and had 15 points in the Kentucky game.
HEAD COACH JIM DAVIS HAS 277 WINS AT CLEMSON–Head Coach Jim Davis has a 277-126 record at Clemson as he is in his 13th season. During his NCAA Division I career, he has a 296-134 record. Davis spent one season, 1986-87, at Middle Tennessee State and compiled a 19-8 record with the Lady Raiders that season.
CLEMSON HEAD COACH OVER APPROACHING 125 ACC WINS–Clemson Head Coach Jim Davis has a 121-79 record against ACC foes during the regular season. He is the fourth winningest coach in the history of the ACC with the 121 league victories.
COSSEY AN 80% CAREER FREE THROW SHOOTER–Angie Cossey is an 80% career free throw shooter. During her Clemson career, she has hit 88-110 free throws for a .800 pct. She is currently in fourth place on the Clemson carreer list for the best free throw pct.
BEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE IN CLEMSON CAREER
CLEMSON’S JIM DAVIS IS 8-7 IN OVERTIME GAMES DURING HIS CAREER–Head Coach Jim Davis is now 8-7 in overtime games during his career at Clemson. He has also guided the Lady Tigers to five wins in the last eight Clemson overtime games.
CLEMSON’S RECORD VS. RANKED TEAMS–Coach Jim Davis has defeated 43 top 25 teams since his arrival at Clemson in the 1987-88 season. At Littlejohn Coliseum, he has a 28-20 record vs. Associated Press Top 25 teams. In 1998-99, he was 5-6 vs. top 25 teams. This season he is 2-6 vs. AP top 25 teams. He has 11 top 25 wins over Virginia in his career, more than any other school.
CLEMSON’S DEFENSE–Under Coach Jim Davis, the Clemson Lady Tigers have held opponents to 50 points or less 58 times and have never allowed an opponent to reach the 100-point plateau. All 58 games have resulted in Lady Tiger victories. The Lady Tigers have only been held to 50 points or less three times during Davis’ tenure.
FIRST HOME GAME RECORD–Clemson now has a 22-3 record over the years when playing its first home game of the season. The Lady Tigers also have a 19-6 record over the years in season-opening games.
ALL-TIME HOME RECORD–Clemson has a 261-75 record when playing in Littlejohn Coliseum for a .777 mark. Clemson won its 250th game in a 69-41 win over Georgia Tech on February 11, 1999.
100% GRADUATION RATE–Since the beginning of the women’s basketball program at Clemson in 1975-76, 100% of the players staying for four years have graduated.
CLEMSON ON TELEVISION–Clemson has won 12 of its last 17 games that were shown on television.
JIM DAVIS’ NON-CONFERENCE RECORD–Head Coach Jim Davis has a cumulative 143-41 record vs. non-conference teams during his Clemson career.
DAVIS IS THE FIFTH WINNINGEST COACH IN ACC HISTORY–Head Coach Jim Davis is the fifth all-time winningest coach in the history of the ACC with 277 victories. He is also fourth for most victories in ACC games with 121. He is also the fourth all-time winningest coach in the ACC by percentage, (.686). Davis is also third for the best winning percentage in the ACC Tournament with a .643 figure (18-10).
CLEMSON’S RECORD IN 1999-2000
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