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Clemson Women’s Basketball To Play Host To Chattanooga On Monday

Clemson Women’s Basketball To Play Host To Chattanooga On Monday

Dec. 14, 2008

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will return to action on Monday night as the Lady Tigers (7-2) play host to Chattanooga (6-3). The game is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 pm at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Broadcast Notes • The game will be broadcast by WCCP-FM (104.9) • Dan Scott will call the play-by-play with Kanetra Queen providing color commentary • The game will be video streamed on the Internet at www.ACCSelect.com • Livestats will be available on www.clemsontigers.com

Clemson Quick Notes • The Lady Tigers will be coming off of a nine-day lay-off due to semester exams. • With a 7-2 record though the first nine games of the season, Clemson is off to its best start since the 2003-04 season and its best record through nine games under Head Coach Cristy McKinney • Clemson erased a 14-point halftime deficit against Ohio on Dec. 6 for the come-from-behind win. • The Lady Tigers pulled out the overtime victory over Northwestern to win their ACC/Big Ten Challenge match-up • 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 Chattanooga will meet for the ninth time in history on Monday night with the series score tied at four wins apiece. • The Lady Mocs have won the last two meetings, including a 65-55 win in Chattanooga, TN during the 2007-08 season. • Clemson’s last victory came in the 2000-01 season as the Lady Tigers edged the Lady Mocs, 51-49, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Cincinnati, OH.

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