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Feb 16, 2024

GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Tigers Square Off Against Panthers in Littlejohn

🐾  Clemson vs. Pittsburgh
📍 Clemson, S.C. (Littlejohn Coliseum)
🗓 Sunday, February 18, 12:00 p.m.
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CLEMSON, S.C.  The Clemson Tigers women’s basketball team (11-14, 4-9) closes out a two-game homestand against the Pittsburgh Panthers (7-19, 1-12) on Sunday.

The game tips off in Littlejohn Coliseum on Sunday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m. and can be seen on ACC Network. Joe Malfa and Jasmine Thomas will be on the call for ACC Network, William Qualkinbush and Tori Nieman can be heard locally on the Clemson Tigers app.

The Tigers are winners of three of their last five outings, holding their opponents to less than 70 points in each of those three wins.

Amari Robinson saved the best for last and is having a career year this season. She leads the Tigers this season in scoring (17.7 ppg) and rebounding (6.8 rpg) and is one of the most efficient scorers in the country. Amari is the ACC leader in true shooting percentage (.637) and is second in effective field goal percentage (.587).

Robinson now has 1,805 career points after a 20-point effort against Georgia Tech, and now ranks third in the Clemson record books for most points in a career. Her 913 career rebounds are good enough for fourth-most in Tigers history, and she needs 20 rebounds to surpass Lele Hardy for third-most.

With 654 career field goals, Robinson has scored the fifth-most field goals in program history. With seven more buckets, Robinson will move past Shandy Bryan for fourth place. Her 420 made free throws are the second most out of any Tiger player.

Dayshanette Harris, a fifth-year student-athlete who played four years at Pitt, is having a career year. Harris is scoring 13.5 points per game and is shooting at the best clip of her career. She’s shooting a career-highs of 46% from the floor, 36% from three-point range, and is ranked fourth in the nation in assist percentage (43%).

During the most recent eight-game stretch, Harris leads the tigers with 18.5 points per game, 5.6 assists per game, 2.1 steals per game, and has scored 20 points on five different occasions (25 vs. Louisville, 25 vs. Virginia Tech, 23 vs. Viginia, 22 vs. Miami, and 24 vs. Georgia Tech).

Harris, who played at Pitt for four seasons, will be playing against the Panthers for the first time in her career. During her time at Pitt, Harris’ teams went 3-3 against Clemson. She averaged 11.8 ppg on 38% from the field, 2.8 rpg, 1.1 spg, and 3.8 apg.

Over Clemson’s last five outings, Ruby Whitehorn has become one of the best rebounding wing players in the ACC. She has tied her career high in rebounding three times (nine against Wake Forest, Virginia, and Georgia Tech), and is averaging 8.4 rebounds per game during that span. She’s now averaging five rebounds per game for the entire season.