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Clemson to Compete in UCF Thanksgiving Classic This Weekend

Clemson to Compete in UCF Thanksgiving Classic This Weekend

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers vs. Butler Bulldogs | Clemson Tigers vs. Buffalo Bulls

WHEN: Saturday, November 28 at 12 p.m. | Sunday, November 29 at 12 p.m.

WHERE: CFE Arena, Orlando, Fla.


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Clemson Notes:

  • Clemson’s roster features the most underclassmen in the ACC (13).
  • Freshman Danielle Edwards has recorded three double-doubles through five games; she is averaging 12.8 ppg, 8.8 rpg and 4.6 apg.
  • Edwards scored a career-high 23 points vs. Oregon on Nov. 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.
  • Sophomore and returning leading scorer Nelly Perry made her 2015-16 debut vs. Oregon after sitting out the first four games due to injury. She scored a career-high 16 points in her return.
  • Freshman Sirah Diarra recorded nine points and eight rebounds vs. Oregon in 24 minutes of action.
  • Victoria Cardaci hit a career-high five threes vs. Furman; she has made 12 three-pointers through five games.
  • Clemson has totaled more rebounds than its opponent in four out of five games.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • This weekend’s matchups with Butler and Buffalo mark the first meetings between Clemson and both schools.
  • Butler posted a 14-16 (10-8 Big East) record last season under second year Head Coach Kurt Godlevske.
  • The Bulldogs are 1-2 this season, with a win over Valparaiso and losses to Chattanooga and South Florida.
  • Buffalo reached the first round of the WNIT last season and compiled a 19-13 (11-7 Mid-American) record under fourth year Head Coach Felisha Leggette-Jack.
  • The Bulls are 4-0 this season and are led in scoring (15.5 ppg) and rebounding (6.5 rpg) by junior guard Joanna Smith.


Up Next:

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m. – Clemson vs. South Carolina State (Clemson, S.C.)