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WBB Looks For 7th Straight at GT

WBB Looks For 7th Straight at GT

Sunday Game Information:Who: CLEMSON TIGERS (9-5, 1-0 ACC) AT GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (10-5, 0-1 ACC)When: Sunday, Jan. 4 at 2 pmWhere: Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavilion)Watch: TigerCast: ClemsonTigers.comListen: WCCP 105.5 FM (Angela Mallen, William Qualkinbush) & Clemson Tigers Official AppLast Time they Met: Clemson 80, GT 79 (OT)Next Game: Clemson vs. #22 FSU • Thu., Jan. 8 • 7 p.m. • Clemson, S.C.

CLEMSON, S.C. – The women’s basketball team will go for a seventh straight win in Atlanta on Sunday afternoon at McCamish Pavilion. The Tigers (9-5, 1-0 ACC)  and Yellow Jackets (10-5, 0-1 ACC) tip at 2 p.m.

Several members of the Clemson team call the state of Georgia home, including head coach Audra Smith (Milledgeville), Nikki Dixon (Alpharetta), Paige Mosley (Warner Robins), Ivy Atkism (Monroe), and Justice Wright (Warner Robins). 

Clemson is coming off an overtime win over Virginia Tech on Friday night, 63-54, in overtime. 

Quick Notes:

  • All 5 losses have come to teams ranked in the top-35 of the RPI (avg. 22nd)
  • Clemson went 6-0 in its first-ever 6-game homestand
  • Clemson is 9-0 at home, its best start in LJC since 1997-98 (13-0)
  • Clemson is 3rd in ACC FT% at .757; The school-record is .716 in 1994-95
  • 33.6% of all shots have been 3pt FGA, the highest rate in school history
  • The bench is averaging 32.2 ppg, and has scored 49.5% of all points
  • Tigers have 52 steals & 68 assists against 57 turnovers in last 5 games
  • Clemson ranks 4th in the ACC at 5.4 blocks/game, led by Johnson (1.3 bpg)
  • Clemson has drawn 21 charges this year, led by Davenport (9) and Dixon (6)
  • Nine different players have scored in double-figures a total of 38 times
  • Nikki Dixon is averaging 27.0 points per 40 min, 2nd in ACC
  • Dixon has career-bests in ppg (15.6), rpg (5.9), FG% (.503) & FT % (.795)
  • Tiffany Lewis averaging 11.2 ppg off the bench; 14 makes behind the arc
  • Clemson has several from GA in program, including Audra Smith (milledgeville), Nikki Dixon, Atkism, Wright & Mosley