The Cards could be seen in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex scouting the #10 Hokies vs #7 Tigers matchup on Thursday night. Clemson won in overtime 80-79 over VT and has advanced to face #2 seed Louisville on Friday at 6pm.
Louisville won 76-44 at Clemson on Feb. 2. It was the game following the big one over UCONN. In the first quarter the Cards went on an 18-0 run to pull ahead 18-4 and finished with 20-10 lead. They outscored the Tigers 17-5 in the third and 24-12 in the fourth for a 41-17 second half advantage. Jazmine Jones led the Cardinals with 17 points as she went 3-for-3 from 3-point range. Led by Kylee Shook with 15, the Cards out-rebounded the Tigers 45-39 and as a team only had 3 attempts at the free throw line, making 2 of them. The defense held the Tigers to 23.7% shooting from the field (14-59) and 25% beyond 3 (2-8) holding all scorers to single digits.
In the first meeting between the two teams, Aliyah Collier went 1-8 from FG range for 5 points and 13 rebounds. In the second round game of the ACC tournament vs VT, Collier came off the bench to go 10-22 with 4 threes for 28 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocks & 4 turnovers. The Tigers also had 4 starters score in double digits as they shot 46.2% from the field, 42.1% from 3 point land.
Here we go #Cardnation…. welcome to March Madness.
ACC Tournament Quarterfinals
#2 Louisville Cardinals vs #7 Clemson Tigers
Friday 6 p.m.
@ Greensboro Coliseum Complex
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LET’S GO CARDS!!