🐾 Clemson vs. ETSU📍 Clemson, S.C. (Littlejohn Coliseum)🗓 Friday, December 22 • 2 p.m.📺 ACCNX📊 Live Stats📱 Twitter • Instagram • Facebook
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CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson Tigers (7-5, 1-0) women’s basketball team closes its longest homestand of the season by hosting the ETSU Buccaneers in Littlejohn Coliseum on Friday afternoon. Tipoff is slated for 2:00 p.m. Pete Yanity and Jim Davis will be on the call on ACCNX, William Qualkinbush and Sarah-Jo Lawrence can be heard locally on 105.5 The Roar and on the Clemson Tigers app.
This is the seventh meeting between the Tigers and the Bucs, Clemson boasts a 6-0 record in the all-time series. CU and ETSU last met in December of 2003.
The Tigers are 6-1 in Littlejohn Coliseum this season and have a 12-5 record at home in the 2023 calendar year. Clemson is shooting nearly 50% from the floor in home games and making 36% of its outside shots in LJC this season.
Clemson is led by grad student Amari Robinson who is the most recent recipient of the ACC Player of the Week award following her 35-point effort against Georgia State last week. Robinson set a new career high for most points in a game and also led the Tigers in rebounding with seven boards. It was the first time a Tiger has received the award since Delicia Washington did so in the 2021-22 season. Robinson currently leads the ACC in field goal percentage at 59% which puts her in 24th in the NCAA. She also ranks fourth in the conference and 35 in the country for most made field goals with 78, and second in the conference in points with 215.
Point guard Day Harris is also having a career year. The fifth-year guard out of Ohio is averaging career highs in field goal percentage (45%) and three-point shooting (38%).
Ruby Whitehorn continues to be stellar for Clemson and she led the Tigers with 17 points in CU’s win over Air Force on Tuesday. The sophomore is averaging over 10 points per game and is shooting 51% from the floor.