Tigers Face First Road Test at Furman

Tigers Face First Road Test at Furman

Game Information:

WHO: Clemson Tigers vs. Furman Paladins

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Timmons Arena, Greenville, S.C.




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Clemson Notes:

  • Including the game on Saturday, the Tigers have played four consecutive in-state schools to open the season (Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina, South Carolina and Furman).
  • Freshman Danielle Edwards recorded two consecutive double-doubles in her first two collegiate games, the first Tiger to do that since 2012.
  • Edwards is averaging 9.3 ppg and 10.0 rpg through three games. She ranks third in the ACC in rebounding and in offensive rebounds per game (4.0).
  • Sophomores Victoria Cardaci and Justice Wright have each scored 25 points through three games. Cardaci and Wright combined to score just 25 points all of last season.
  • Clemson held #2/2 South Carolina to 67 points on Wednesday, the Gamecocks’ lowest total of the season.
  • Clemson’s roster features the most underclassmen in the ACC (13).
  • The Tigers’ six leading scorers through three games are all underclassmen.

Opponent & Series Notes:

  • Saturday’s meeting between Clemson and Furman is the 26th meeting between the two programs.
  • The Tigers lead the overall series 23-3 including a 79-69 win on Nov. 23, 2014 in Littlejohn Coliseum.
  • Furman posted a 19-14 (7-7 SoCon) record in 2014-15, ending their season in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI).
  • The Paladins lost five letterwinners but return seven, including First-Team All-SoCon player Whitney Bunn and SoCon All-Freshmen Team member Cierra Carter.

Up Next:

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 9 p.m. – Clemson at Oregon (Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore.)