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Clemson Takes On Wake Forest Sunday

Feb. 9, 2001

CLEMSON LADY TIGERS RECORD: 15-8 Overall, 6-6 in the ACC Ranked 25th by the Associated Press, 24th by USA Today

UPCOMING ACTION Feb. 11 (Sun.) at Wake Forest 1:00 p.m. Feb. 15 (Thurs.) Virginia 7:00 p.m. Feb. 19 (Mon.) Georgia Tech 7:00 p.m. Feb. 22 (Thurs.) at Florida State 7:30 p.m.

CLEMSON’S RECORD–Clemson is 15-8 overall this season. The Lady Tigers are 8-3 at home this season. Clemson is 6-6 in the ACC.

CLEMSON RANKED 25TH IN ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL–Clemson is ranked 25th by the Associated Press and 24th in the USA Today poll.

CLEMSON HAS LOST FOUR GAMES IN A ROW–Clemson has lost the last four games. Under Head Coach Jim Davis, the most games that the Lady Tigers have lost in a row was five games in the 1996-97 season. That year, Clemson lost five games between January 20-February 5, in 1997.

NORTH CAROLINA DEFEATS CLEMSON 100-99 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME–Juana Brown scored with 0.9 seconds remaining in the second overtime period as North Carolina defeated Clemson 100-99 in double overtime at Chapel Hill, NC Thursday night. Juana Brown led the Tar Heels with 24 points as she was 10-18 from the field. Clemson was led in scoring by Erin Batth and Chrissy Floyd as both players scored 19 points each. Batth also had 14 rebounds.

Krystal Scott hit one of two free throws with 6.2 seconds remaining in the second overtime period. North Carolina inbounded the ball to Brown. She drove down the court and put in a leaning layup to give North Carolina the win.

North Carolina is now 13-9 overall and 7-5 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 15-8 overall, 6-6 in the league. .

The Lady Tigers are ranked 25th in the Associated Press poll and 24th in the USA Today listing. Clemson has won three of the last five games with the Tar Heels.

In the first half, North Carolina jumped to a 7-0 lead with 18:40 left to go. However, Clemson tied the score at 9-9 with 16:24 left.

Clemson took the lead for the first time, 23-22 with 10:50 left as Nuria Forns hit a field goal from the right side. North Carolina took a 35-32 advantage with 5:50 remaining as Coretta Brown hit two free throws. From this point, Clemson went on a 9-2 run and built a 43-37 lead with 2:14 remaining. Lakeia Stokes scored six points in this Lady Tiger rally. Clemson maintained the lead and had a 49-43 lead at the half.

Clemson outscored North Carolina 9-2 to start the second half and the Lady Tigers took the largest lead of the game, 58-45, 13 points with 16:55 left to go in the game. Floyd had four points in this Lady Tiger run. North Carolina scored nine unanswered points and narrowed Clemson’s lead to three points 60-57 with 11:58 remaining.

The Tar Heels took the lead 69-68 with 5:40 left as Chrystal Baptist hit a jumper at the foul line. Clemson scored the next four points and had a 73-69 advantage with 4,20 left. The Tar Heels led 75-73 with 2:26 remaining. Krystal Scott hit one of two free throws to bring Clemson within one with 2:12 left.

North Carolina maintained their lead and had a 84-80 lead with :30 seconds remaining in regulation. From this point, Krystal Scott scored on a layup. After a North Carolina turnover, Julie Aderhold scored from underneath with 8.9 seconds remaining to tie the game. Barksdale had two chances to tie the game but missed both shots as the ball bounced off the rim as time expired.

In the first overtime period, North Carolina scored the first six points. But Clemson scored the next eight and took a 92-90 lead with 22.9 seconds left. North Carolina tied the score with :6 seconds left as Leah Sharp hit from the left side to send the game into the second overtime.

In the second overtime period, the game was tied 98-98 with :55 seconds remaining as Krystal Scott made a layup. Krystal Scott hit one of two free throws and Clemson took a 99-98 lead with 6.2 seconds left. North Carolina inbounded the ball to Juana Brown. She droved the length of the court and scored on a driving shot with 0.9 seconds remaining to give the Tar Heels a 100-99 advantage.

N.C. STATE DEFEATS CLEMSON–Tynesha Lewis hit a 15-foot jumper to give North Carolina State its first lead with 33 seconds to go, keying the Wolfpack’s 16-0 closing run that stunned No. 17 Clemson 56-50 Sunday, February 4.

The Wolfpack (14-8, 5-6) looked as finished as they could be, trailing 50-40 after Chrissy Floyd’s two foul shots with 5:17 left.

But clutch free throws and poor shooting by Clemson (15-7, 6-5) kept them in it.

Reserves Christien Greene and Amy Simpson hit two foul shots each, then Simpson drove for a basket, Monica Bates made a follow shot and Adeola Olanrewaju tied the game at 50.

After Clemson missed three scoring attempts, including drives by Krystal Scott and Marci Glenney, Lewis dribbled into the lane and scored the go-ahead basket.

Nuria Forns missed a straightaway 3-pointer with 20 seconds left for Clemson, then Ivy Gardner and Lewis sealed it with two free throws each.

Bates led the Wolfpack with 15 points, their only double-figures scorer.

The Wolfpack won for the first time in six years at Clemson, and for the third straight time this season.

It sure didn’t look that way in the first half. North Carolina State had 19 turnovers and only 15 points in the opening half.

Clemson didn’t taken enough advantage, leading 28-15 at the break and that would prove costly.

The Lady Tigers made only eight of 31 shots (25.8 percent) in the second half. They missed their final eight shots and have lost three straight games.

Floyd led Clemson with 18 points.

CLEMSON LEADERS–Sophomore guard, Chrissy Floyd leads the Lady Tigers in scoring with a 17.4 ppg. average. Senior center, Erin Batth is second on the team in scoring with a 13.6 ppg. mark.

Batth leads the team in rebounding with a 8.8 rpg. mark. Krystal Scott leads the team in assists with 81 or a 3.52 apg figure.

The Series–This will be the 43rd meeting between Clemson and Wake Forest on the basketball court. Clemson leads the overall series 35-7 Clemson defeated Wake Forest 67-45 at Clemson, SC on January 11, 2001.

HEAD COACH JIM DAVIS REACHES 300 CAREER WINS WITH VICTORY OVER SOUTH CAROLINA–Head Coach Jim Davis has a 293-136 record at Clemson as he is in his 14th season. During his NCAA Division I career, he has a 312-144 record. Davis spent one season, 1986-87, at Middle Tennessee State and compiled a 19-8 record with the Lady Raiders that season. Davis won his 300th career win with a 56-43 win over South Carolina on November 29, 2000.

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 293 victories. He is also fourth for most victories in ACC games with 127. He is the fourth all-time winningest coach in the ACC by percentage (.686), and he has the third best winning percentage in the ACC Tournament with a .643 figure (18-10).

JIM DAVIS’ NON-CONFERENCE RECORD–Head Coach Jim Davis has a cumulative 153-44 record vs. non-conference teams during his Clemson career.

CLEMSON VS. RANKED TEAMS–Clemson Head Coach Jim Davis has defeated 48 top 25 teams since his arrival at Clemson in the 1987-88 season. This season the Lady Tigers defeated third-ranked Duke on December 9, and ninth-ranked Auburn on December 21. The Lady Tigers also defeated 16th-ranked N.C. State on January 5, at Raleigh, NC. On January 15, Clemson defeated 25th-ranked Virginia.

FLOYD NAMED ACC PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK–Clemson’s Chrissy Floyd was named ACC Player-of-the-Week as announced by the league’s office on January 22.

Floyd, a sophomore guard for the Tigers, earns ACC Player of the Week recognition after leading Clemson to three league victories over Virginia, Georgia Tech and Florida State. For the week, the Laurens, S.C., native, averaged 18.3 points and 5.3 rebounds while connecting on 23 of 50 (.460) shots from the floor.

Against the Cavaliers, Floyd scored 20 points and tallied 11 rebounds for her first career double-double. She was also 9 of 18 from the floor and 1 of 3 from behind the arc while recording three assists in 36 minutes of play.

BATTH NAMED ACC PLAYER OF THE WEEK–Erin Batth was named ACC Player of the Week on December 11, for her performance in the Duke game on December 9. In the Duke game, She scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds. She also had two blocked shots in the game.

BATTH IS ONE OF CLEMSON’S BEST ALL-TIME REBOUNDER-Erin Batth is one of Clemson’s all-time best rebounders. Currently she has 655 career rebounds and is ninth on the school’s all-time rebounder list .

NURIA FORNS IS ONE OF CLEMSON’S BEST THREE-POINT SHOOTERS–Senior Nuria Forns is one of Clemson’s best ever three-point shooters. She is fourth on the Clemson career list for most three-point field goals made with 82.

CLEMSON’S DEFENSE-Under Coach Jim Davis, the Clemson Lady Tigers have held opponents to 50 points or less 60 times and have never allowed an opponent to reach the 100-point plateau in regulation. North Carolina reached the 100-point mark in a double-overtime game on February 8, 2001. All 60 games have resulted in Lady Tiger victories. The Lady Tigers have only been held to 50 points or less four times during Davis’ tenure.

ERIN BATTH IS ONE OF CLEMSON’S BEST SHOT BLOCKERS–Erin Batth is fifth on the Clemson career list for most blocked shots in a career.

CHRISSY FLOYD HAS SCORED IN DOUBLE FIGURES IN 20 GAMES–Chrissy Floyd has scored in double digits in 22 of 23 games this season. She leads the Lady Tigers in scoring with a 17.4 ppg. average. Erin Batth has scored in double digits in 20 of the 23 games played this season.

CLEMSON A DANGEROUS TEAM FROM THE THREE-POINT LINE–Clemson has hit 110-304 from the three point line this season for a .362 figure. The Lady Tigers are averaging 4.78 three-point field goals per game. Nuria Forns is 25-63 from the three-point arc for a .397 pct. Julie Aderhold is 24-56 from the three point line for a .429 mark. Chrissy Floyd has been successful from the three point line as she has hit 32-91 three point field goals for a .352 pct.

CLEMSON IS A GOOD FREE THROW SHOOTING TEAM–Clemson has hit 366-509 free throws this season for a .719 pct. Chrissy Floyd is 64-76 from the free throw line for a .842 pct. Nuria Forns is 26-32 from the free throw line for a .813 figure this season. Clemson has six players shooting 70% or better from the free throw line this season. The Lady Tigers lead the ACC in free throw shooting with a .719 mark.

MARCI GLENNEY IS LADY TIGERS’ THIRD LEADING SCORER–Marci Glenney is the Lady Tigers’ third leading scorer this season with a 9.9 ppg. average. The transfer from Connecticut has 59 assists and 30 steals this season . She is also averaging 3.5 rpg. She has started 17 games this season. She had a career-high 21 points in the Virginia game on January 15.

BATTH’S DOUBLE-DOUBLES–This season Erin Batth has reached double digits in both scoring and rebounding in the same game 10 times.

CHRISSY FLOYD SHOOTING .452 FROM THE FLOOR–Chrissy Floyd has hit 152-336 from the field this season for a .452 pct. She has extended her range this season as she is 32-91 from the three-point line this year for a .352 figure.

JULIE ADERHOLD IS CLEMSON’S TOP FRESHMAN SCORER–Of Clemson’s four freshmen, Julie Aderhold is the leading scorer in the group with a 5.7 ppg. average, sixth on the team. This year, Aderhold has played in all 23 games and is averaging 18.3 minutes per game. She is also averaging 3.0 rpg. She started her first career game in the Wake Forest game on January 11.

KRYSTAL SCOTT LEADS THE TEAM IN ASSISTS–Krystal Scott leads the team in assists with 81. She has had five or more assists in 11 games this season. She had a season-high seven assists in the Maryland game on 1-2-01 and in the North Carolina contest on 1-8-01. Chrissy Floyd is second on the team in assists with 65.

AGAINST THE ACC–Chrissy Floyd is averaging 18.2 ppg. vs. the Atlantic Coast Conference. Erin Batth is averaging 12.2 ppg. vs. the ACC. Batth is also averaging 9.3 rpg. vs. ACC teams this season. Krystal Scott is averaging 3.75 assists per game in ACC contests.

BATTH ON TRACK TO BECOME ONE OF CLEMSON’S ALL-TIME CAREER SCORERS–Erin Batth has scored 908 career points. She is 21st on the Clemson’s career list for most points scored. She has scored 300 points this season. She could become Clemson’s 19th player to reach the 1,000 career point plateau.

THE DAVIS PROGRAM AT CLEMSON–Clemson Head Coach Jim Davis is in his 14th season with the Lady Tigers. The following are some of his highlights during his Clemson career:

REBOUNDING NEEDS TO IMPROVE–Clemson has outrebounded only eight opponents this season. This season the opponents have outrebounded Clemson 39.4 to 36.2. In the ACC, league opponents have outrebounded Clemson 39.8 to 35.8 this season.

CLEMSON PLAYERS IN THE ACC STATS–Chrissy Floyd is third in the ACC in scoring with a 17.4 ppg. average. She is also fifth in field goal pct. with a .452 mark. Floyd is first in free throw pct. with a .842 figure. Erin Batth is fourth in the ACC in rebounding with a 8.8 rpg. mark. Erin Batth is tied for ninth for most blocked shots with a 0.95 figure.