Feb. 5, 2011
Complete Game Notes
CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will return to action off a week-long layoff when they take on Boston College (16-7, 3-5 ACC) in Chestnut Hill, MA on Sunday at 1:00 pm. The game is a key contest for both teams, as the winner moves into seventh in the ACC. Clemson (10-13, 3-5 ACC) and BC are currently tied for that spot.
Live Stats will be available at ClemsonTigers.com, and fans can watch it live at BCEagles.com.
Clemson has won on the road twice this season in ACC play, and a third win would be the first since 2007-08.. The Tigers defeated the Eagles last year, 68-65, in Clemson behind 24 points from Shaniqua Pauldo.
Offensive fireworks are likely, as both teams rank among the top three in the ACC in three-pointers made and three-point percentage. The Eagles rank eighth in the nation in scoring at 80.9 points per game, and sixth nationally with a .467 shooting percentage.
Clemson is led offensively by Sthefany Thomas (12.6 ppg), Kirstyn Wright (12.0 ppg), and Pauldo (10.1 ppg). The Lady Tigers have won two of their last three games since inserting all three back in to the starting lineup.
Clemson Lady Tigers (10-13, 3-5 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (16-7, 3-5 ACC) Date: Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 Time: 1:00 PM ET Location: Conte Forum – Chestnut Hill, MA
Broadcast Information: Radio: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Don Munson, Kanetra Queen) Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com Live Video: BCEagles.com
Clemson Quick Notes: * Head Coach Itoro Coleman is in her first season as a head coach. The 2000 graduate of Clemson was most recently at Penn State; Coleman missed only 18 days (4 games) after having her third child on Nov. 5 * Clemson opened its 34th season of ACC basketball with a 76-74 win at NC State. Clemson is 21-13 in all-time ACC openers. The Tigers are 3-5 in ACC play overall after an 84-74 win over Virginia * The Tigers hit 10-18 three-point attempts against Virginia, upping their season percentage to 35.4% from behind the arc, which ranks 3rd in the ACC * Clemson’s 6.3 3-pointers made per game ranks second in the ACC; Boston college is first at 6.7 * Sthefany Thomas 22 points against Virginia were one shy of the career-high, and she tied a school record with 6 3-pointers; Thomas needs two points to move into 20th Clemson’s scoring history * The Tigers rank third in the ACC with a 5.0 blocks per game average * Clemson has won two ACC road games this season, a 76-74 victory over NC State and a 77-73 win over Wake * The Lady Tigers are 10-2 when scoring more than 60 points in a game * Clemson’s .422 team shooting percentage in ACC play ranks 4th overall * Shaniqua Pauldo had 24 points in a win over BC last season, and is averaging 13.3 ppg over the last 4 games
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