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Women?s Basketball Plays at Middle Tennessee

Women?s Basketball Plays at Middle Tennessee

Game Information:

Who: CLEMSON TIGERS (3-4) at MIDDLE TENNESSEE (2-2)When: Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. CST, 12 p.m. ESTWhere: Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Murphy Athletic Center)Watch: GoBlueRadiers.comListen: WCCP 105.5 FM (William Qualkinbush) & Clemson Tigers Official AppNext Game: Clemson vs. Tennessee Tech • Sat., Dec. 6, 6 p.m. • Clemson, S.C. • Tigercast

CLEMSON, S.C. – The women’s basketball team makes a trip to the hometown of Shelbie Davenport and Tiffany Lewis for a Wednesday matchup at Middle Tennessee (2-2) in Murfreesboro. The game tips at 11 a.m. central, and pits the two programs against one another for the fifth time ever.

Clemson is 1-3 in the series, with the only win coming in 1980, the first meeting between the programs.

Nikki Dixon (15.3 ppg) leads the Tigers into the game after earning All-Tournament honors at the Paradise Jam last week. The Tiger senior average 17.0 ppg and had her third career double-double in the final game.

Davenport and Lewis each attended Riverdale High School, winning a state title in Tennessee in 2012 and 2013.

Clemson looks to snap a three-game skid in the contest before welcoming in Hall-of-Fame coach Jim Davis and his Tennessee Tech team to Littlejohn on Saturday.

Notes (in 140 characters or less):

  • Shelbie Davenport (10.3 ppg) and Tiffany Lewis (6.9 ppg) both hail from Murfreesboro, and attended Riverdale High
  • Clemson scored 79+ points in 3 of it first 4 games this season; The Tigers accomplished that just twice in 2013-14 in regulation
  • Ohio State’s 32-41 mark from the free throw line were the most by a Tiger opponent since 1998
  • Nyilah Jamison-Myers had career-highs in points (20), rebounds (13) and FGM (9) against Ohio State & took 2 charges
  • Chelsea Lindsay had a career-best 16 points vs. Furman, hit 7-7 FTs
  • Nikki Dixon scored 25 points off the bench vs. Furman, the 5th-most in school history, then had 24 vs. Ohio State
  • Clemson’s 29-point victory over UNCG was its largest in a season-opener since 1998, when the Tigers defeated UNCA, 93-26
  • Clemson scored 80+ in its first two games for the first time since 1994