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Tigers Host Wake Forest Monday

Tigers Host Wake Forest Monday

CLEMSON VS. WAKE FORESTJanuary 24, 2000

CLEMSON’S RECORDClemson has a 11-7 record overall, and a 2-4 mark in the ACC. The Lady Tigers are 5-1 at home this season.

THE SERIESThis will be the 40th meeting between Clemson and Wake Forest on the basketball court. Clemson leads the overall series 32-7. The Lady Tigers have won 15 of the last 16 meetings between the two schools.

CLEMSON LEADERSClemson is led in scoring by freshman Chrissy Floyd. She is averaging 12.1 ppg. The Lady Tigers are led in rebounding by Erin Batth with a 7.3 rpg. mark. Batth is the Lady Tigers’ second leading scorer with a 9.7 ppg. average. Krystal Scott leads the Lady Tigers in assists with 57 or 2.8 assists per game.

GIANT KILLERSThe Clemson Women’s basketball team defeated 15th-ranked North Carolina, 60-59, on January 10. On January 13, the Lady Tigers defeated third-ranked N.C. State, 71-56.

DAVIS VS. RANKED TEAMSUnder Head Coach Jim Davis, the Lady Tigers have a 28-18 record against Associated Press-ranked teams at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum.

CLEMSON LADY TIGERS, 11-7 Overall, 2-4 in the ACC

No. Player Ht Yr Pos Stats
10 Nuria Forns 6-1 Jr F 8.1 ppg. 4.4 rpg.
35 Datishella Byrd 6-1 Sr F 6.0 ppg. 4.8 rpg.
44 Joanie Mungro 6-2 Sr C 7.2 ppg. 6.4 rpg.
12 Krystal Scott 5-8 So G 8.7 ppg. 2.8 rpg.
20 Angie Cossey 5-7 Sr G 7.6 ppg. 2.3 rpg.

Head Coach Jim Davis

Clemson Record–270-123 in 13th season

Career Record–289-131 in 14th season

UPCOMING ACTION

Jan. 24 (Mon.) WAKE FOREST 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 27 (Thur.) at Florida State 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 31 (Mon.) GEORGIA TECH 7:30 p.m. (ACC-TV)

VIRGINIA DEFEATS CLEMSON IN DOUBLE OVERTIMELisa Hosac scored 19 points, including six in the two overtime periods in leading Virginia to a 77-74 win over Clemson in double overtime at

Charlottesville, VA Thursday, January 20.

With the win, Virginia improves to 14-4 overall, 6-1 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 11-7 overall, 2-4 in the league.

Clemson was led in scoring by Erin Batth with 14.

The Lady Tigers won the battle of the boards 36-35 and was led in rebounding by Nuria Forns with eight. Hosac had 13 for Virginia.

In the first half, Clemson built a 7-1 lead with 17:50 left to go in the

half as Joanie Mungro hit two field goals and Nuria Forns hit a long

three.

Clemson maintained its lead in the first half and Virginia came within one point of the Lady Tigers 17-16 with 7:22 remaining. From this point, Clemson went on a 8-1 run and built a 25-17 advantage with 2:55 left. Datishella Byrd had four points in the Lady Tiger rally. Clemson went on to take a 28-21 lead at the half.

In the second half, Virginia took a 52-44 lead with 4:50 left in

regulation. Clemson went on a 9-2 run and came within one of the Cavaliers (54-53) with 2:07 left to go in the game. Chrissy Floyd scored four point in the Lady Tiger run. Virginia went ahead 58-53 with 1:02 left to go in regulation. From this point, Krystal Scott hit a field goal and Nuria Forns hit a three-point goal with :18 seconds remaining to tie the score 58-58. Both teams had a possession but was unable to convert.

In both overtimes, Clemson took four-point leads early. In the second overtime, Clemson took a 74-70 lead with 3:38 left to go in the game. From this point, Virginia outscored Clemson 7-0 and took a 77-74 win.

For the game, Clemson shot 30-69 from the floor for a .435 pct. Virginia shot 21-54 from the field for a .389 mark.

DUKE DEFEATS CLEMSON 60-51Rochelle Parent and Georgia Schweitzer both scored 12 points each in leading eighth-ranked Duke to a 60-51 win over Clemson in a women’s Atlantic Coast Conference basketball game at Durham, NC Sunday, January 16.

Clemson was led in scoring by Angie Cossey with 14 points. Cossey was 5-7 from the field and 4-6 from the three-point line.

The 60 points was a season low for the Blue Devils. The Blue Devils scored only 63 points vs. Penn State earlier this season. Clemson shot 18-40 from the field for a .450 mark, the highest by a Duke opponent this season.

The BlueDevils are ranked 11th by the Associated Press poll and eighth by the USA-Today poll. In the first half, Clemson broke away >from a 14-13 lead with 12:56 left to go in the first half. From this point, the Lady Tigers went on a 7-2 run and built a 21-15 advantage. Chrissy Floyd hit a jump shot. From this point, Duke scored nine unanswered points and took a 28-25 lead at the half as the Blue Devils’ Peppi Browne hit four free throws in this run. Duke had a 33-31 lead with 17:29 remaining in the game. The Blue Devils went on a 18-1 run and built a 51-32 lead with 8:22 left to go in the game. In this run, Duke’s Rochelle Parent scored five points in this rally.

The Lady Tigers went on a 16-4 run and narrowed the lead to seven, 55-48 with 4:01 remaining in the game as Chrissy Floyd hit a jump shot. Cossey had five points in this Lady Tiger rally.

Duke won the battle of the boards 31-23. Duke was led in rebounding by Rochelle Parent with six boards. Erin Batth led Clemson in rebounding with five. Clemson was troubled by a season-high 21 turnovers. Clemson shot 18-40 from the field for a .450 pct. Duke shot 19-50 from the field for a .380 mark. Duke was 18-24 from the free throw line, while Clemson was 9-14.

UPCOMING ACTIONClemson will play at Florida State on January 27, in Clemson’s next game. The Lady Tigers will play host to Georgia Tech on January 31.

BATTH APPROACHING 500 CAREER POINT MARKErin Batth needs six more points to reach the 500 plateau. Currently, Batth has 494 career points and has averaged 6.3 ppg. in her career. She also has 364 rebounds or 4.7 rpg. for her career.

JOANIE MUNGRO IS BALANCED IN REBOUNDINGJoanie Mungro has 108 offensive rebounds and 111 defensive rebounds in her career at Clemson. The senior was a junior college transfer. For her career at Clemson, she is averaging 5.0 rpg.

CLEMSON IS YOUNG TEAMClemson only has three players who have played in 70 or more career games at Clemson. Chrissy Floyd has averaged more than 20 minutes per game. Floyd is averaging 28.9 minutes per game.

MUNGRO OVERCOMES OBSTACLESClemson’s Joanie Mungro had a pacemaker inserted in December. She has a rare, non-life threatening heart ailment that required a pacemaker. So far this season, she is averaging 22.6 minutes per game and has started 10 of the 11 games she has played.

Mungro is the Lady Tigers’ second leading rebounder this season with a 6.4 rpg. mark. Mungro leads the Lady Tigers in field goal pct. this season as she has hit 34-65 field goals for a .523 mark. For her career at Clemson, she has hit 95-194 from the field for a .490 pct.

LADY TIGER SHOOTINGClemson has hit 377-969 from the field this season for a .389 mark. The Lady Tigers have shot over 40% seven times, and over 50% once this year. The Clemson opponents are shooting 365-970 >from the floor for a .376 pct.

CLEMSON’S REBOUNDINGClemson has been outrebounded by its opponents eight times this season. When Clemson outrebounds its opponents, the Lady Tigers are 9-1 this season. When the opponents outrebound Clemson, the Lady Tigers are 2-6. This year, Clemson is averaging 38.3 rpg. while the opponents are averaging 39.3 rpg.

FLOYD, A FRESHMAN SENSATIONFreshman Chrissy Floyd is Clemson’s leading scorer with a 12.1 ppg. average. This season she has hit 93-205 from the field for a .454 pct. She is also averaging 3.2 rpg. She is also the Lady Tigers’ leader on defense as she has 35 steals or 1.9 spg. This year, Floyd is averaging 28.9 minutes per contest. This year she has led Clemson in scoring in five games this season, including the Lady Tigers’ 71-56 upset win over N.C. State.

KRYSTAL SCOTT HAS BECOME STARTER THIS SEASONKrystal Scott has more than tripled her playing time this season compared to her playing time last year. This year she has played 532 minutes, and last year she played 155 minutes the entire year. She is averaging 8.7 ppg. this season and leads the squad in assists with 51. She is also a 73% free throw shooter this season. In Clemson’s upset win over North Carolina on January 10, Scott scored a career-high 16 points.

VS. ACC FOESChrissy Floyd has averaged 13.2 ppg. in Clemson’s ACC games this season. Erin Batth is also averaging 7.5 rpg. in Clemson’s ACC outings.

LEONARD NAMED TO THE ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAMAmirah Leonard was named to the All-Tournament team at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament on November 24 & 26. Leonard scored a career-high 25 points vs. Old Dominion and had 15 points in the Kentucky game.

HEAD COACH JIM DAVIS HAS 270 WINS AT CLEMSONHead Coach Jim Davis has a 270-123 record at Clemson as he is in his 13th season. During his NCAA Division I career, he has a 289-131 record. Davis spent one season, 1986-87, at Middle Tennessee State and compiled a 19-8 record with the Lady Raiders that season.

CLEMSON HEAD COACH OVER THE CENTURY MARK IN ACC WINSClemson Head Coach Jim Davis has a 114-76 record against ACC foes during the regular season. He is the fourth winningest coach in the history of the ACC with the 114 league victories.

CLEMSON’S JIM DAVIS IS 8-6 IN OVERTIME GAMES DURING HIS CAREERHead Coach Jim Davis is now 8-6 in overtime games during his career at Clemson. He has also guided the Lady Tigers to five wins in the last six Clemson overtime games.

CLEMSON’S RECORD VS. RANKED TEAMSCoach Jim Davis has defeated 43 top 25 teams since his arrival at Clemson in the 1987-88 season. At Littlejohn Coliseum, he has a 28-18 record vs. Associated Press Top 25 teams. In 1998-99, he was 5-6 vs. top 25 teams. This season he is 2-2 vs. AP top 25 teams. He has 11 top 25 wins over Virginia in his career, more than any other school.

CLEMSON’S DEFENSEUnder Coach Jim Davis, the Clemson Lady Tigers have held opponents to 50 points or less 57 times and have never allowed an opponent to reach the 100-point plateau. All 57 games have resulted in Lady Tiger victories. The Lady Tigers have only been held to 50 points or less twice during Davis’ tenure.

FIRST HOME GAME RECORDClemson now has a 22-3 record over the years when playing its first home game of the season. The Lady Tigers also have a 19-6 record over the years in season-opening games.

ALL-TIME HOME RECORDClemson has a 257-73 record when playing in Littlejohn Coliseum for a .778 mark. Clemson won its 250th game in a 69-41 win over Georgia Tech on February 11, 1999.

100% GRADUATION RATESince the beginning of the women’s basketball program at Clemson in 1975-76, 100% of the players staying for four years have graduated.

JIM DAVIS’ NON-CONFERENCE RECORDHead Coach Jim Davis has a cumulative 143-41 record vs. non-conference teams during his Clemson career.

DAVIS IS THE FOURTH WINNINGEST COACH IN ACC HISTORYHead Coach Jim Davis is the fifth all-time winningest coach in the history of the ACC with 270 victories. He is also fourth for most victories in ACC games with 114. He is also the third all-time winningest coach in the ACC by percentage, (.689). Davis is also fourth for the best winning percentage in the ACC Tournament with a .643 figure (18-10).

CLEMSON’S RECORD IN 1999-2000

When a game is five points or less 3-1
When leading at Halftime 9-2
When trailing at halftime 2-5
When tied at halftime 0-0
Shooting 50% or better from the field 1-0
Shooting Under 50% from the field 10-7
Shooting 40% or better from the field 5-3
Shooting under 40% from the field 6-4
Shooting 60% or better from the FT line 10-7
Shooting under 60% from the FT line 1-0
Shooting 30% or better from the 3PT line 6-1
Shooting under 30% from the 3PT line 5-6
One-Point Decisions 1-0
Two-Point Decisions 0-0
Three-Point Decisions 0-1
Four-Point Decisions 0-0
Five-Point Decisions 2-0
Overtime 0-2
Under Coach Davis 1987-88-Present
Shooting over .500 70-3

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