@ClemsonWBB Travels to No. 9/10 Maryland Sunday
By: Clemson Athletic Communications
Who: CLEMSON TIGERS (11-13, 3-7 ACC) at MARYLAND TERRAPINS (18-4, 6-3 ACC)
When: Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 pm
Where: College Park, MD (Comcast Center)
Watch: UMTerps.com ($)
Listen: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Michael Caldwell, Dory Kidd) & Clemson Tigers Official App
Next Game: Clemson vs NC State, Thu., Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Littlejohn Coliseum, Pink Game
CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson women’s basketball team will travel to No. 9/10 Maryland for the teams’ final scheduled meeting as conference foes on Sunday at 2 p.m. in College Park, MD. Clemson (11-13, 3-7 ACC) will play its fourth league game of the season against a top-ten opponent in the Terrapins (18-4, 6-3 ACC), who have designated Sunday as their Play4Kay contest.
The contest will be broadcast on the Clemson Tigers Sports Network on the radio and Official App, and fans can also follow live stats or @ClemsonWBB on twitter for updates throughout the contest. UMTerps.com will also air the game by video for a fee.
Clemson has lost two games in a row overall after falling at home to No. 5 Duke and at Virginia last Sunday.
Maryland has won 13 straight meetings in the series, dating to a Clemson win in the 2003 ACC Tournament. Clemson is 24-41 against the Terps all-time.
Nikki Dixon leads the Tigers at 13.9 points per game overall, while Quinyotta Pettaway has scored double-figures in five straight games.
Notes (in 140 characters or less):
- Clemson has dropped 13 in a row to the Terrapins, dating to 2003
- Maryland is Clemson’s 4th top-ten ACC opponent this year; 3rd on road
- Clemson is 9-1 this season when leading at half, and 11-1 with higher FG% (Led at half, shot higher % at Syracuse)
- Offense has shot .420 or higher in 6 of 10 ACC games, incl. 3 of last 5
- Tigers allowed season-high 33 pts off turnovers against UVa
- Four Tigers have scored 20+ in a game this season (KG, ND, QP, CT)
- Nikki Dixon has scored 19+ points 9 of last 12 gms (7 of 10 ACC)
- Dixon scored 1,000th pt at GT; Averaging 18.1 ppg in ACC play
- Nyilah Jamison-Myers has scored 50 points over last 6 gms, (20-31 fg)
- Kelly Gramlich has hit 3+ 3FG in 10 games this yr, incl. 8 vs. SCST
- Quinyotta Pettaway has dbl-figures in 5 straight (13.3 ppg, 6.3 rpg)
- C. Lindsay ranks 4th in ACC at 34.1 mins/game; 3rd in ACC play w/ 5.0 apg
- C. Tay has 20+ pts twice this season, 3rd on team w/ 8.7 ppg, 5.4 rpg