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Clemson Women’s Basketball To Face Wake Forest On Sunday

Clemson Women’s Basketball To Face Wake Forest On Sunday

Jan. 17, 2009

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will play host to 12th-ranked Maryland on Thursday night. The Lady Tigers (10-6, 1-2 ACC) and Terrapins (13-3, 1-1 ACC) are scheduled to tip off at 7:00 pm at Littlejohn Coliseum. Broadcast Notes o The game will be broadcast on the radio on the Clemson Tiger Sports Network o Don Munson will call the play-by-play with Kanetra Queen providing color commentary o The game will also be video streamed on o Livestats will be available on Clemson Quick Notes o The Lady Tigers are halfway through their busy January schedule, going 1-4 through the first five games o Lele Hardy is approaching the 1,000-point milestone and the Clemson top-25 with 918 for her career o Lele Hardy ranks second in the ACC in rebounding with an 8.8 per game average; she also ranks fourth in scoring at 17.5 points per game o Hardy has scored in double figures in all but two games this season o The Lady Tigers are ranked 92nd in the RPI, according to; Wake Forest is listed at #38 by the same website o Taylor and Christy Brown both rank in the top six for career assists per game o Lele Hardy 237 career steals are fifth in school history and four shy of #4 o Taylor ranks fifth all-time with 403 career assists o Clemson’s 14-15 night from the foul line against North Carolina ranked in a tie for fourth in school history o Tasha Taylor graduated on Dec. 18 with a degree in sport management o The Lady Tigers won five straight games from late November to mid-December after trailing at halftime, a program first o 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 o Clemson is now 2-1 in overtime games under Cristy McKinney and 19-15 all-time with the overtime win over Northwestern on Dec. 6. o 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 o The Lady Tigers committed just seven turnovers against Winthrop on Nov. 25, which was the second fewest all-time o Lele Hardy 32 points against Georgia State on Nov. 22 were the most for a Lady Tiger in five years. o Hardy holds the school record with a 3.03 career steals per game average o 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 Series Notes o The Lady Tigers have won four straight games against Wake Forest to improve to 45-12 in a series that dates back to 1977. o Clemson won the first ever match up by a wide 108-53 margin and defeated the Demon Deacons twice last season. o Clemson also holds a 21-7 advantage in games played at Wake Forest. o The Deacs last win over the Lady Tigers was an 82-70 decision during the 2005-06 season.