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Tigers Travel to Atlanta to Take on #20 Yellow Jackets

Jan. 10, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will take on their second or four consecutive ranked opponents in #20 Georgia Tech. The Tigers (9-8, 0-1 ACC) defeated the Yellow Jackets (13-3, 0-1 ACC) in the ACC Tournament last season, and this is the first meeting since 2000-01 with one of the teams ranked. The game will be televised live on RSN at 7:00 pm from Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

Game Setup

  • Site: Alexander Memorial Coliseum (9,191)
  • Date: January 11, 2010
  • City: Atlanta, GA
  • Tip: 7:07 pm EST
  • Team Stats
  • Game Notes 

Broadcast Notes

  • Television: RSN (Mike Hogewood, Debbie Antonelli)
  •      Channel 646 on DirecTV; Fox Sports South on local cable
  • Radio: WCCP-FM 104.9 (Dan Scott: play-by-play; Kanetra Queen: Color)
  • Livestats: Available on

Clemson Quick Notes

  • This will be the first time since 2000-01 that a team will be ranked in this matchup
  • Clemson has won all four games decided by two or fewer points and in OT this season
  • The Tigers are in the midst of a seven game stretch in which they play five ranked opponents.
  • Clemson defeated GT in the 2009 ACC tournament in the 12/5 seed game
  • The Tigers are second in the ACC in blocks per game at 5.5 per game. Three Tigers are in the ACC’s top12
  • Four different players have scored 20+ points in a game this season for Clemson
  • Lele Hardy…
  • Is 4th in CU history with 107 career starts
  • Became the third Tiger in history to amass 1300 points and 800 rebounds
  • Is now ranked 12th in Clemson’s history in scoring and 5th in rebounding.
  • Is ranked 8th in ACC history in career steals with 343
  • Freshman Keyrra Gillespie is third in the ACC with 5.4 assists per game and leads the ACC with 84 assists
  • Jasmine Tate needs four blocks to enter the Clemson all-time career top ten

Series Notes

  • Clemson leads, 42-20
  • The Tigers are 16-12 against Tech in Atlanta
  • Both teams dropped their ACC openers at the hands of top-ten teams: Clemson to #9 Duke and Tech to #7 North Carolina
  • This will be the first time Clemson or Georgia Tech has been ranked during the matchup since the 2000-01 season when Clemson was ranked #20, winning 72-64 in Atlanta.
  • Georgia Tech has won seven of the past eight meetings.