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Clemson Women’s Hoops Hosts #9 Georgia Monday at 7:00 pm

Clemson Women’s Hoops Hosts #9 Georgia Monday at 7:00 pm

Dec. 26, 2009

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will take on the ninth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs at 7:00 pm on Monday night. The Tigers (9-4) have won five of their last six games, and will take on an undefeated (11-0) Georgia squad. The game will be televised live on CSS, as Clemson tries to remain unbeaten at home. The Tigers open up a stretch of five out of seven games against ranked opponents.

 Game Setup

  • Site: Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
  • Date: December 28, 2009
  • City: Clemson, SC
  • Tip: 7:05 pm EST 

Broadcast Notes

Clemson Quick Notes

  • All fans 12 and under receive free admission
  • Clemson is 5-0 at home this season
  • The Tigers have not won five games against South Carolina opponents in the same season since the 1994-95 campaign
  • Clemson will play five AP-ranked opponents in the next nine games, including #7, #8, #9, #12, and #23.
  • The Tigers rank first in the ACC in assists per game
  • Four different Tigers have record 20+ points in a game
  • Clemson has 12 players averaging more than 9.5 minutes per game and has used seven starting lineups
  • Lele Hardy…
  • Is now ranked 12th in Clemson’s history in scoring and sixth in rebounding
  • Will reach the 800 rebound plateau with her next board, becoming only the third Tiger in history with 1300 points and 800 rebounds
  • Currently ranks 9th in ACC history in steals and fourth in career steals per game
  • Is the school record-holder in steals with 330
  • Freshman Keyrra Gillespie leads the ACC with 63 assists
  • Shaniqua Pauldo has reached double-figures in 11 of 13 games and had a career-high nine rebounds against South Carolina and USC Upstate

Series Notes

  • Georgia leads, 12-5
  • The Tigers are 4-3 against UGA in Clemson
  • Clemson last defeated the Bulldogs in the 1998-99 season when #24 Clemson knocked off #2 Georgia
  • Georgia defeated the Tigers a season ago on a neutral court, overcoming a 12 point deficit to win.
  • Lele Hardy had 20 points to lead Clemson in that ball game.