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Tigers Host Pediatric Cancer Awareness Game vs. Western Carolina Sunday

Tigers Host Pediatric Cancer Awareness Game vs. Western Carolina Sunday

Game Information:

Who: Western Carolina Catamounts (0-0) at Clemson Tigers (1-0)When: Sunday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m.Where: Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson, S.C.Buy Tickets: ACC Network Extra ( WCCP ( Stats: ( Twitter & Instagram: @ClemsonWBB


  • Sunday’s game recognizes the fight against pediatric cancer, honors those who battle it, and will include a Bravery Award presentation at halftime.
  • There will be a fundraiser where fans can donate an amount per made Clemson free throw. Sign-ups for the pledge, which will include gold t-shirts and bracelets, will be held in the Burton Gallery.

Clemson Notes:

  • Clemson won its season opener against Coastal Carolina, 64-57, on Nov. 11.
  • Freshman Jaia Alexander led the Tigers in scoring with 15 points and added seven rebounds.
  • Three other Tigers also scored in double digits – Danielle Edwards (14), Nelly Perry (12) and Alexis Carter (10).
  • Freshman Kobi Thornton tallied eight points, eight rebounds, two steals and an assist.
  • Perry, a junior, finished with a game-high nine rebounds.
  • Sophomore Edwards’ six steals ties her career best.
  • The Tiger defense held the Chants to 28.4% shooting from the field (19-67) and forced 21 turnovers.
  • Head Coach Audra Smith notched her third straight win in season-opening games, as the Tigers won their openers in 2014, 2015 and now 2016.
  • It was the first game played in Clemson’s newly-renovated Littlejohn Coliseum, a venue that saw a perfect opening day as later that evening, the men’s team defeated Georgia, 74-64.

Series Information:

  • Clemson enjoys a 7-1 all-time record against Western Carolina and a 4-1 record in home games at Littlejohn.
  • The two teams last met on the hardwood in Cullowhee, N.C. on Feb. 4, 2009, when the Tigers brought home a 73-64 victory.