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Clemson to Play Host to Northwestern in 2021 B1G/ACC Challenge

August 3, 2021

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s basketball team welcomes Northwestern in December as part of the 14th Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Tigers will square-off with the Wildcats on Thursday, December 2. Tipoff time and network designation will be announced at a later date.


This will be the fourth meeting all-time between the programs, two of which also came during the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Clemson finished the shortened 2020-21 season at 12-14 with a WNIT sweet sixteen appearance. Northwestern is coming off a 16-9 season in 2020-21, with a second round appearance in the NCAA Tournament.


Clemson is 4-5 overall in Big Ten/ACC Challenge games, most recently falling at Iowa in December of 2019. The Atlantic Coast Conference leads the all-time series with a 9-1-3 record in the Challenge (94 wins, 75 losses), suffering its first overall loss in 2019 (9-5).


2019 – Iowa 74, Clemson 60 (A)

2018 – Clemson 69, Illinois 67 (OT) (H)

2017 – Clemson 67, Nebraska 66 (A)

2012 – Indiana 52, Clemson 49 (A)

2011 – Illinois 61, Clemson 50 (H)

2010 – Indiana 65, Clemson 51 (H)

2009 – Clemson 69, Northwestern 68 (A)

2008 – Clemson 78, Northwestern 75 (OT) (A)

2007 – #20 Michigan State 68, Clemson 51 (A)


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