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Danielle Edwards

Started all 31 games for the Tigers in 2016-17, and has now started all 61 games of her Clemson career thus far. Ranked sixth among all players in the ACC in free throw percentage with .844 (65-for-77)

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Clemson Career: Etched her name into the record books, finishing her Clemson career in first in career starts (123), third in career steals (291), fourth in career steals per game (2.38) and 14th in career scoring (1,274)…She is one of three players in program history to reach 1,000 career points, 300 career assists and 250 career steals…Two-time ACC All-Defensive Team selection (2018, 2019)…Four-time ACC All-Academic Team honoree, the only four-time selection in Clemson program history.

2018-19 (senior): Tallied her 91st career start to open the 2018-19 season, posting a 15-point outing (6-of13) against Wofford (11/8)…Recorded six points and five steals in 25 minutes of action against Lipscomb (11/11)…Posted her second-double digit effort of the season with 10 points at South Carolina (11/15)…Notched five assists to go along with four steals at Alabama (11/19)…Shot 9-of-11 from the field against Tennessee (11/22) for a 19-point outing in the Bahamas…Totaled a season-high 24 points against Oklahoma (11/23) with a pair of 3-pointers and shooting 4-for-4 at the charity stripe…Hauled in a season-high nine rebounds, one shy of a double-double with her 18 points against Illinois (11/28)…Tallied 17 points, six assists and five steals against Belmont (12/2)…Made her 100th career start against High Point…Posted her sixth consecutive double-digit effort with 17 points against Rhode Island (12/8), shooting 6-of-11 from the field…Eclipsed the 1,000-point mark with a 20-point outing against Appalachian State (12/21), becoming the 23th player in program history to do so…Totaled 24 points against Syracuse (1/3) for her second straight 20-point game…Posted 17 points against Virginia (1/6) for her 50th career double-digit game…Notched a season-high 26 points against North Carolina (2/10), thanks in part to a 5-of-6 showing from 3-point range…Dished three assists against Florida State (2/14) to eclipse the 300-assist mark in her career…Shot above 80 percent from beyond the arc in three straight games (2/7-2/14) for the first time in her career, knocking down 12-of-15 3-point attempts…Tallied a career-high nine assists on senior day against Virginia Tech (2/24)…Recorded 25 points on a career-high 10 made field goals against South Dakota in the Tigers’ first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002… Tabbed to the ACC All-Defensive Team (2019) for the second straight season…Earned a spot on the ACC All-Academic Team for the fourth time, becoming the only four-time All-Academic Team member in Clemson history…Finished in second in the ACC, 26th in the nation, in total steals this season (85)

2017-18 (junior): The only Tiger to start all 30 games during the 2017-18 season and has now started all 91 games in her Clemson career so far…Paced Clemson in minutes (31.1) assists (69) and steals (78)…Only Tiger to post a free throw percentage higher than 75 percent (.788)…Tabbed to the ACC-All Defensive Team after finishing second in the conference in steals with 2.6 per game…Set a new career-high in steals with nine against South Carolina State (11/13)…Held the top two spots for ACC game-high steals with nine (South Carolina State) and eight (Louisiana Tech)…Tallied 11 double-digit outings, including a career-high 33 points at Nebraska (11/30)…Accounted for almost half (.448) of Clemson’s 67 points in the one-point win over Nebraska…Notched a season-high seven rebounds against Boston College (1/18)…Named to the All-ACC Academic Team for the third consecutive season.

2016-17 (sophomore): Started all 31 games for the Tigers in 2016-17…Ranked sixth among all players in the ACC in free throw percentage with .844 (65-for-77)…Ranked 10th among all conference players in steals per game with 1.9…Averaged 9.7 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game and 1.9 steals per game in a team-high 1,000 minutes (32.3 per game)…Led the Clemson team in steals (59) and minutes per game (32.3), tied for the team lead in assists (75) and ranked third on the team in scoring (9.7 ppg)…Also led the Tigers in free throw shooting percentage, .844 on 65-for-77 from the line…Scored in double figures in 16 games in 2016-17, including a season-high 20 points in Clemson’s win over Maine on Dec. 2, 2016…Named to the 2017 All-ACC Academic Team for the second consecutive year.

2015-16 (freshman): Appeared in and started all 30 games for the Tigers, becoming one of four players in Clemson history to accomplish that feat as a freshman…Averaged 8.7 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game and 2.8 assists per game in a team-leading 991 minutes…Led the Tigers in assists (84) and steals (69) and was second on the team in points (261)…Recorded three double-doubles, including a 13-point, 11-rebound performance in her Clemson debut vs. Charleston Southern…Notched another double-double in her second career game vs. Coastal Carolina, scoring 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds…Recorded a near triple-double vs. Furman (13 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists)…Scored 23 points (11-17 fg, 1-2 ft) at Oregon…Named to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Team

Before Clemson: Averaged 11.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 3.3 assists per game as a senior at McDonogh School in Perry Hall, Md….Scored over 1,000 points as a four year varsity starter in high school…Won three Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) titles for McDonogh School, in 2012, 2014 and 2015…Named Baltimore Sun Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Varsity Sports Network Girls Basketball Player of the Year as a junior in 2014…A three-time All-Metro First Team selection, in 2013, 2014 and 2015…A four-time member of the the IAAM A All-Conference team (2012-15)…A McDonald’s All-American Game Nominee in 2015…#69 ranked recruit and #30 ranked point guard by…Father, Darryle Edwards, and mother, Jan Edwards (Everly), both played basketball at Mount Saint Mary’s University in the 1980’s…Twin brother, Drew, is a freshman basketball player at Providence College; older brother Darryle is a junior at Maryland.