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@ClemsonWBB Travels to Pitt Sunday
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  02/15/2014
Game Information:
Who: CLEMSON TIGERS (11-15, 3-9 ACC) at PITT PANTHERS (10-15, 2-9 ACC)
When: Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 pm
Where: Pittsburgh, PA (Petersen Events Center)
Watch: PittsburghPanthers.com ($)
Listen: Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Don Munson, Dory Kidd) & Clemson Tigers Official App
Next Game: Clemson vs. Boston College, Thu., Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Littlejohn Coliseum, Pink Game

CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson women’s basketball team will travel to Pittsburgh in search of a season sweep on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Petersen Events Center. Clemson (11-15, 3-9 ACC) topped Pittsburgh (10-15, 2-9 ACC) 77-67 earlier this season, and is looking to win its fifth in a row over the Panthers. Pitt has designated Sunday’s contest as its Play 4Kay pink game. 

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. PittsburghPanthers.com will also air the game by video for a fee. 

Clemson has lost four games in a row overall after losing to three straight top-ten conference opponents. On Thursday, Clemson fell in overtime to No. 10 NC State, 69-63. 

Nikki Dixon leads the Tigers at 14.0 points per game overall, while Quinyotta Pettaway has scored double-figures in six of the last seven games. 

Notes in 140 characters or less:
  • Clemson looking for home/road sweep of an ACC opponent for 1st time since Virignia Tech last season
  • Tigers are looking for 6th straight win vs. Pitt overall
  • Clemson playing 3rd straight top-ten foe for 2nd time ever (1st: 2/13-21/00)
  • Clemson is 9-2 this season when leading at half, and 11-2 with higher FG% (Led at half, shot higher % vs. SYR, NCST)
  • Offense has shot .400 or higher in 8 of 12 ACC games, incl. 5 of last 7
  • Four diff. Tigers have scored 20+ in a game this season (KG, ND, QP, CT)
  • Nikki Dixon has scored in double-figures in 13 of last 15 gms (10 of 12 ACC)
  • Dixon scored 1,000th pt at GT, now ranks 19th in CU history w/ 1068 pts
  • Had career-bests of 29 pts, 11 reb vs. Pitt last time they met
  • Kelly Gramlich ranks Top-10 in CU history with 1.42 3FGM/gm (5th), 118 3pters made (9th), 355 3pters ATT (10th)
  • Quinyotta Pettaway has dbl-figures in 6 of last 7 games; 10X this season
  • C. Lindsay ranks 4th in ACC at 34.1 mins/game; 4th in ACC play w/ 4.2 apg


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