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Clemson vs. Virginia Postgame Notes

Clemson vs. Virginia Postgame Notes

Clemson vs. Virginia Postgame NotesLittlejohn Coliseum – Clemson, SCFebruary 21, 2013

Team Notes* The Lady Tigers overcame an 11-point deficit to get the 64-62 victory. That is the second straight game in which Clemson trailed by at least 11 points and came back to win.

* Clemson has now won back-to-back conference games for the first time since 2010 when Clemson defeated Boston College on January 29 and N.C. State on January 31. Both of those games were also at home.

* Clemson has now defeated a team from the state of Virginia for the third straight season. Clemson is also 4-0 against teams from the Commonwealth this season (2-0 vs. VT, 1-0 vs. UVA, 1-0 vs. Radford).

* The Lady Tigers tallied 19 bench points in tonight’s game. That is the most for the Tigers in a conference game this season.

* Clemson recorded 19 assists in tonight’s game. That is the most in a conference game since January 23, 2011 when the Tigers totaled 21 assists against Wake Forest.

Individual Notes* Quinyotta Pettaway recorded 15 points giving her double-figure points for the 17th time this season. She has also scored double-figure points in 11 of 15 conference games including tonight. It is also the fourth time this season that she has scored at least 15 points.

* Pettaway scored 11 points in the first half of tonight’s. She also scored 12 points in the second half of Clemson’s last game against Virginia Tech giving her back-to-back halves with double-figure points.

* Natiece Ford recorded double-figure points for the second consecutive game with 12 points and a season-high-tying seven rebounds in tonight’s game. It is the fourth double-figure point game of her career and the first time in her career that she has recorded back-to-back double figure games.

* Nikki Dixon hit the go-ahead shot with 34.4 seconds to put Clemson up 63-62. She finished the game with nine points and recorded a career-high seven assists to go with five rebounds, three steals and two blocks.

* Aisha Turner had a career-high four offensive rebounds in tonight’s game. She also added six assists against just two turnovers; she entered the game second among ACC freshmen in assists per game.

* Kelly Gramlich recorded nine points and a season-high-tying three three-pointers.