Tigers Look for Statement Win

Tigers Look for Statement Win

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Tigers Look for Statement Win

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By Staff Report.

Clemson battles No. 22 Florida State Saturday afternoon in Littlejohn as the Tigers look for a statement win and their fourth ACC victory.

GAME SETUP

Site:    Littlejohn Coliseum  (10,000)
Date:    Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011
City:    Clemson, SC
Time:    12:00 PM
TV:    Raycom  (Tim Brando, Mike Gminski)
Radio:    Clemson Tiger Sports Properties
        (Pete Yanity, Tim Bourret)

SERIES NOTES

Overall:       Florida State leads 30-26
at Clemson:   Clemson leads 16-8

at Littlejohn:    Clemson Leads 14-7
at Tallahassee:    Florida State Leads 17-6

at Neutral:    Florida State Leads 5-4

Last  Meeting:    Florida State won 75-69 on Dec. 12
Streak:    Teams have split the last ten games

QUICK FACTS
• Clemson overcame a 19 point deficit Tuesday night against NC State.  That is the greatest comeback by the Tigers in an ACC game in Littlejohn.
• Stitt led the Tigers in scoring Tuesday night with 17 points.  Seven of those came in the final five minutes.  Against Maryland he had nine inside the final five minutes.
• Stitt or Grant have led or been tied for the lead in scoring in the last nine games.
• Stitt has a 28/6 turnover to assist ration in ACC games.  That is the best in the ACC.
• Stitt and Young are a combined 25/4 assist/turnovers in the last two games.
• Narcisse has made 14 of his last 21 field goals over the past four games.  He had 9 points and 5 rebounds against NC State.
• FSU comes into Littlejohn ranked No. 22 in the nation.  It will be Clemson’s first game against a top 25 team this year.
• Saturday’s game is a sellout.  Three of the last five games are already a sellout.

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