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Women’s Hoops Heads to Wake Forest

Women’s Hoops Heads to Wake Forest

Thursday Game Information:Who: CLEMSON TIGERS (9-11, 1-6 ACC) AT WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS (9-12, 0-7 ACC)When: Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7 pmWhere: Winston-Salem, N.C. (Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum)Watch: RSN (Tom Werme, LaChina Robinson) – AffiliatesListen: CTSN (Don Munson, William Qualkinbush) & Clemson Tigers Official AppLast Time they Met: Wake Forest 68, Clemson 61 (1/20/14)Next Game: Clemson vs. UVa • Sun., Feb. 1 • 2 p.m. • Clemson, S.C.

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson travels to Winston-Salem, N.C. to play Wake Forest in a televised contest on Thursday at 7 p.m. The Tigers (9-11, 1-6 ACC) are looking to snap a six-game skid and claim their first road win of the season against Wake Forest (9-12, 0-7 ACC), who enters on a seven-game losing streak.

All of Clemson’s 11 losses have come at the hands of teams ranked among the top-68 in the RPI. Clemson’s true freshmen have played 2,181 minutes this season, the most by any freshman class in the nation, which accounts for .542 percent of the team’s total minutes.

Nikki Dixon has led Clemson offensively in all seven league games, and has scored in double-figures in 12 straight games. Dixon needs just 13 points to move into eighth in school history in scoring and four free throw makes to move into second in school history.

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  • Clemson leads the nation in minutes played by freshmen (2181) and percentage of minutes played by freshmen (54.2%); Also have 57 starts
  • All 11 losses have come to teams ranked in the top-68 of the RPI (avg. 39th)
  • Clemson started 9-0 at home, its best start in LJC since 1997-98 (13-0)
  • Clemson is 4th in ACC FT% at .732; The school record is .716 in 1994-95
  • 33.4% of all shots have been 3pt FGA, the highest rate in school history
  • The bench is averaging 25.9 ppg, and has scored 42.8% of all points
  • The Tigers had 17 steals vs. FSU, its highest total of the year
  • Clemson ranks 6th in the ACC at 4.7 blocks/game, led by Johnson (20 blk), Perry (17 blk) and Dixon (16 blk)
  • Clemson has drawn 29 charges, led by Dixon (12) & Davenport (11)
  • Ten different players have scored in double-figures a total of 49 times
  • Nikki Dixon has hit double-figures in 12 straight; Needs 12 points for 8th
  • Dixon has career-bests in ppg (15.5), rpg (5.9), FG% (.450) & FT % (.792)
  • Dixon in nation’s 9th-leading active scorer with 1,451 career points
  • Chelsea Lindsay averaging 7.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 8.4 FGA in ACC play
  • Tiffany Lewis has hit 30 threes, and scored in double-figures eight times