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Clemson Returns Home to Take on UNC-Asheville

Clemson Returns Home to Take on UNC-Asheville

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers vs. UNC-Asheville Bulldogs

WHEN: Jervey Gym, Clemson, S.C.

WATCH: TigerCast (http://bit.ly/1xwoBPZ)

LISTEN: WCCP 105.5 The Roar

LIVE STATS: ClemsonTigers.com (http://bit.ly/1kb9Lcr)

FOLLOW: Twitter: @ClemsonWBB

Clemson Notes:

  • Monday’s game marks the Tigers’ final contest before Christmas. Clemson will take a few days off for the Holidays before returning to action Tuesday, Dec. 29 vs. Florida A&M in Jervey Gym.
  • Clemson ranks fifth in the ACC in three-point field goal percentage defense (.286), sixth in the league in field goal percentage defense (.372) and seventh in blocks per game (4.5).
  • Sophomore Nelly Perry is averaging a team-best 13.6 points per game and has scored in double-figures six of the seven games she has appeared in.
  • Freshman Danielle Edwards ranks fifth in the ACC in scoring amongst freshmen at 11.5 points per game.
  • Edwards scored a career-high 23 points vs. Oregon on November 24, the most points scored by a Clemson freshman in the Audra Smith era and highest scoring total by a Tiger so far this season.
  • Edwards is one of five ACC players to record three double-doubles this season (vs. Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina and Furman).
  • Sophomore Victoria Cardaci has knocked down 24 three-pointers through eleven games. She is averaging 2.2 three-point makes per game, good for tenth in the ACC.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Monday’s matchup marks the fourth game between Clemson and UNC-Asheville. The Tigers are undefeated all-time against the Bulldogs, with Clemson’s last win coming on Jan. 2, 2000 in a 75-56 victory.
  • UNC-Asheville comes into the contest winners of eight games in a row and boasts a 9-1 (2-0 Big South) mark so far this season.
  • Clemson is the first Power Five opponent the Bulldogs have played in 2015-16.

Up Next:

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 7 p.m. – Clemson vs. Florida A&M (Clemson, S.C.)

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