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Clemson Women’s Basketball To Face Kennesaw State On Monday

Clemson Women’s Basketball To Face Kennesaw State On Monday

Dec. 28, 2008

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will return to action on Monday night following a seven-day holiday break. The Lady Tigers (8-3) will take on Kennesaw State (4-5) at 7:00 pm at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Broadcast Notes • The game will be broadcast in the upstate on WCCP-FM (104.9) • Tom Van Hoy will call the play-by-play with Kanetra Queen providing color commentary • The game will also be video streamed on www.ACCSelect.com • Livestats will be available on www.clemsontigers.com Clemson Quick Notes • Lele Hardy ranks second in the ACC in scoring and rebounding • The Lady Tigers won five straight games after trailing at halftime, a program first • With a 8-2 record though the first 10 games of the season, Clemson had its best start since the 2003-04 season and its best record through 10 games under Head Coach Cristy McKinney • Clemson is now 2-1 in overtime games under Cristy McKinney and 19-15 all-time. • Clemson won the Husky Classic over the Thanksgiving weekend, defeating Kent State and host-Washington • Lele Hardy was named the MVP of the Husky Classic while Whitney Hood was selected to the all-tournament team • The Lady Tigers committed just seven turnovers against Winthrop on Nov. 25, which was the second fewest all-time • Lele Hardy 32 points against Georgia State on Nov. 22 were the most for a Lady Tiger in five years. • Taylor and Christy Brown both rank in the top six for career assists per game • Lele Hardy 208 career steals are seventh in school history • Hardy holds the school record with a 3.01 career steals per game average • Clemson has nine players from the state of Georgia on its roster, which is tops in the nation for a school in a different state, according to a survey by the SID at George Mason • Sthefany Thomas spent her offseason traveling with the Argentinean national team to the South America Championships and the FIBA Olympic Qualifier • The 2008-09 Clemson women’s basketball roster has quite the athletic lineage. Six players have parents and/or siblings that also played a sport at the Division I level • McKinney and her staff signed North Carolina point guard Keyrra Gillespie on Nov. 12. Gillespie will join the Lady Tiger program in 2009-10. Series Notes • Clemson and Kennesaw State will be meeting for just the second time in history • The Lady Tigers won that contest during the 2006-07 season, defeating the Owls by a 71-62 margin at Littlejohn Coliseum.

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