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Lady Tigers To Face Presbyterian In Home Opener Sunday

Lady Tigers To Face Presbyterian In Home Opener Sunday

Nov. 15, 2008

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will play host to Presbyterian in its hom opener on Sunday afternoon. The Lady Tigers and Blue Hose are scheduled to tip off at 2:00 pm from Littlejohn Coliseum. Following the game, members of the Clemson team will hold an autograph session for fans.

Broadcast Notes – The game will be aired on WCCP (104.9 FM) in the Upstate -Dan Scott will call the play-by-play with Kanetra Queen providing color commentary – Livestats will be available on – ACCSelect will also broadcast the game on the Internet

Clemson Quick Notes – Clemson will be facing Presbyterian for just the second time in school history – The Lady Tigers’ 60-point win over the Blue Hose still ranks as the sixth-largest margin of victory -Tasha Taylor currently ranks 9th in school history with 340 career assists -Taylor and Christy Brown both rank in the top 10 for career assists per game -Lele Hardy’s 184 career steals are eighth in school history -Hardy holds the school record with a 2.97 career steals per game average -The Lady Tigers were predicted to finish ninth in the preseason ACC poll -First-year assistant coach A.G. Hall made his debut on the sidelines on Friday night -Clemson returns nine letterwinners and has six freshmen for the 2008-09 season 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 Wednesday. Gillespie will join the Lady Tiger program for the 2009-10 season.

Series Notes -Clemson won the only previous match-up against Presbyterian, a 100-40 victory during the 1985-86 season.