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Clemson vs. Duke Postgame Notes

Jan. 27, 2012

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Team Notes * The Lady Tigers hosted their Pack the House event tonight. The first 1,000 fans in attendance got a commemorative Itoro Coleman bobblehead. A season-high 1,696 fans turned out to the game.

* Last season, the Lady Tigers scored just 12 points in the first half against the Blue Devils. Tonight, Clemson scored 13 points in the first 7:34 of the game.

* Duke and Clemson entered tonight’s game second and third in the ACC in blocked shots respectively. Both teams were averaging 6.1 block shots per game entering tonight and didn’t disappoint. Clemson finished the game with 8 and Duke finished with 9 blocked shots.

* The Lady Tigers went 8-for-9 (.889) from the free line in tonight’s game. That is best free throw percentage for the Lady Tigers in a game this season.

Individual Notes * Nikki Dixon recorded her 12th double-figure point game of the season with 11 points in tonight’s game.

* Quinyotta Pettaway tallied a team-high 12 points and 10 rebounds in tonight’s game. It is her third double-double and ninth double-figure point game of the season.

* Lindsey Mason added eight points, five rebounds and three blocks.

* Dixon, Mason and Pettaway combined for 31 of Clemson’s 37 points.

* Natiece Ford recorded a career-high three blocks in tonight’s game.

* Deja Hawkins played in tonight’s game for the first time since the game against North Carolina A&T back on November 21, 2011. She had missed the last 12 games due to an injury.