Miami Travels to Clemson for ACC Match-Up

Miami Travels to Clemson for ACC Match-Up

Jan. 9, 2008

Clemson, S.C. –

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Miami (7-9, 0-1) vs. Clemson (7-9, 0-1)

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 / Littlejohn Coliseum / Clemson, S.C. / 7 p.m.


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Miami is coming off a 72-84 loss to No. 12 Duke, where Maurita Reid scored a game-high 22 points.  For the fourth straight game, Reid has score 20 or more points.  She has also matched her career-high in each of those four games with five made three-pointers. 

The Hurricanes may be 7-9 on the season, but they have played well as of late and look to prove they are better than their record.  With a win against Clemson, UM will be 1-1 in conference play and within a game of .500 overall.


A Look at Clemson

Clemson looks to get back into the win column against the Hurricanes after dropping four straight, including a 46-110 loss to #5 Maryland in their ACC opener. 


The Tigers are a well balanced offensively, no player is averaging double-figures in scoring but eight  players average at least five points per game.  D’Lesha Lloyd leads the way with 8.8 points per game. 


The Series

The Hurricanes hold a 2-3 all-time record against the Clemson Tigers, dating back to Dec. 19, 1981.

Since joining the ACC in 2005 Miami is 2-1 against Clemson, but the Tigers took the last meeting.  Winning, 79-69 in Coral Gables a year ago.