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Clemson Women’s Basketball Plays Host to Boston College, NC State

Jan. 28, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will play two games in three days for the second consecutive week, welcoming Boston College (12-9, 2-3 ACC) on Friday at 6:30 pm and NC State (12-9, 2-4 ACC) on Sunday at 2:00 pm in Littlejohn Coliseum. Friday night’s game will be televised regionally and is Clemson’s “Pack the House” game, a competition among league fanbases.

All elementary and middle school students, faculty, and staff will receive free admission for the game, and parents bringing their children will pay $3.00 for admission.

The NC State game will be the first game of a doubleheader with the men’s team. All fans with a ticket to the men’s game may attend the women’s game free of charge. Fans without a ticket to the men’s game will be asked to leave at the conclusion of the women’s game.

Game Setup (Clemson vs. BC)

  • Site: Littlejohn Coliseum
  • Date: January 29, 2010
  • City: Clemson, SC
  • Tip: 6:36 pm EST

Broadcast Notes (Clemson vs. BC)

  • TV: RSN (Fox Sports Carolinas, Fox Sports Florida, Comcast Sports and NESN). Jenn Hildreth (play-by-play) and Robin Muller (analyst) have the call.
  • Radio: WCCP-FM 104.9 (Don Munson: play-by-play; Kanetra Queen: Color)
  • Livestats: Available on

 Series Notes (BC)

  • Boston College holds a 4-1 lead in the series, which only dates to 1996
  • Clemson won the first game in the series, but BC has won all four meetings since joining the ACC
  • Two of the last three games have been decided by five points, as BC won 69-64 in 2006-07 and 68-63 in 2007-08

 Game Setup (Clemson at NC State)

  • Site: Littlejohn Coliseum
  • Date: January 31, 2010
  • City: Clemson, SC
  • Tip: 2:00 pm EST

 Broadcast Notes (Clemson at NC State)

 Series Notes (NC State)

  • This will be the 76th meeting between the schools all-time, the most times Clemson has played any opponent
  • Clemson holds a 17-14 leads in games played in Clemson 
  • Clemson head coach Cristy McKinney was a four-year letterwinner at NC State under the late Kay Yow
  • McKinney, then Earnhardt, scored 1,359 points and pulled down 600 rebounds in her four-year career, and was a member of NC State’s first ACC championship team
  • She still hold freshman records for free throws made (135) and scoring average (17.5ppg)

Clemson Quick Notes

  • The Tigers played four straight ranked teams to start the conference season
  • Clemson has won all four games decided by two or fewer points and in OT this season
  • Three current Tigers rank among Clemson’s all-time top ten in three-point field goals made in a career
  • Christy Brown’s next assist will move her into 10th in Clemson history
  • Cristy McKinney has coached in 497 games in her career. 500 will be on 2/4
  • The Tigers are second in the ACC and 30th nationally in blocks per game at 5.0 per game.
  • Four different players have scored 20+ points in a game this season for Clemson
  • Lele Hardy…
  • Is 10th nationally at 3.23 steals per game
  • Became the third Tiger in history to amass 1400 points and 800 rebounds
  • Needs 2 points to move into 10th in Clemson history
  • Is ranked 8th in ACC history in career steals with 355, needing 15 for 7th
  • Freshman Keyrra Gillespie is fourth in the ACC with 5.0 assists per game and is third in the ACC with 100 dimes
  • Shaniqua Pauldo is Clemson’s scoring leader in ACC Games
  • Lindsey Mason has hit double-figures in the scoring column three times in the past four games