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Clemson Women’s Basketball Travels to North Carolina and Wake Forest

Jan. 21, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will make a trip through North Carolina to take on the Tar Heels on Friday at 8:30 pm and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Sunday at 2:00 pm. The #14/15 Tar Heels (14-3, 2-1 ACC) will be the fourth straight ranked opponent the Tigers (9-10, 0-3 ACC) have played to start the ACC season. The Friday night game will be televised live on Fox Sports South.

Game Setup (Clemson at #14/15 UNC)

  • Site: Carmichael
  • Date: January 22, 2010
  • City: Chapel Hill, NC
  • Tip: 8:35 pm EST
  • Game Notes
  • Team Stats

 Broadcast Notes (Clemson at UNC)

  • TV: RSN (Fox Sports Carolinas, Fox Sports Florida, Comcast Sports and NESN). Mike
Hogewood (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 (UNC)

  • UNC has won 15 in a row against Clemson, dating back to the 2000-01 season, when Clemson won two of the three matchups that year.
  • The 73 meetings between the schools is the second most by Clemson against any other opponent. Clemson and NC State have met 75 times on the hardwood.
  • The Tar Heels have knocked the Tigers out of the ACC Tournament in each of the past two seasons
  • Clemson’s last ACC Championship came after defeating the Tar Heels, 87-72 in the 1999 ACC Tournament.


 Game Setup (Clemson at Wake Forest)

  • Site: Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum
  • Date: January 24, 2010
  • City: Winston-Salem, NC
  • Tip: 2:00 pm EST

 Broadcast Notes (Clemson at Wake Forest)

Series Notes (Wake Forest)

  • Clemson’s 46 wins against Wake are the most against any opponent that Clemson has played. The Tigers hold a 22-7 mark in Winston-Salem
  • The Tigers’ 55-point margin of victory in the first ever meeting remains Clemson’s second-largest road win in school history (108-53)
  • McKinney holds a 6-2 mark against the Demon Deacons, the most victories against any ACC school


Clemson Quick Notes

  • The Tigers play four straight ranked teams to start the conference season
  • Clemson has won all four games decided by two or fewer point s and in OT this season
  • The Tigers are in the midst of a seven game stretch in which they play five ranked opponents.
  • Three current Tigers rank among Clemson’s all-time top ten in three-point field goal made in a career
  • Cristy McKinney has coached in 495 games in her career. 500 will be on 2/4
  • The Tigers are second in the ACC and 24th nationally in blocks per game at 5.2 per game. Three Tigers are in the ACC’s top 15
  • Four different players have scored 20+ points in a game this season for Clemson
  • Lele Hardy…
  • Is 7th nationally at 3.32 steals per game
  • Became the third Tiger in history to amass 1300 points and 800 rebounds
  • Needs 12 boards to move in 4th in school history
  • Is ranked 8th in ACC history in career steals with 350
  • Freshman Keyrra Gillespie is fourth in the ACC with 5.1 assists per game and is third in the ACC with 92 dimes
  • Shaniqua Pauldo has scored 20+ points in three games this season and leads the Tigers in scoring in ACC play