|Head coach||Amanda Butler (2nd season)|
|Conference|| Atlantic Coast Conference |
|Location||Clemson, South Carolina|
|Arena|| Littlejohn Coliseum |
|Colors||Orange and Regalia |
|NCAA Tournament Elite Eight|
|NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen|
|1989, 1990, 1991, 1999|
|NCAA Tournament Second round|
|1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2019|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1982, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2019|
|AIAW Tournament Appearances|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
The Clemson Tigers women's basketball team represents Clemson University in women's college basketball competition. The Tigers compete in NCAA Division I as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Clemson won the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament in 1996 and 1999, and won the ACC regular season title in 1981. They are coached by Amanda Butler, entering her first year.
Clemson University is a public, land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina. For the fall 2017 semester, the university enrolled a total of 19,402 undergraduate students and 4,985 graduate students, and the student/faculty ratio was 18:1. Clemson's 1,400-acre campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and sits next to Lake Hartwell. The university manages the nearby 17,500-acre Clemson Experimental Forest that is used for research, education, and recreation.
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA). Governing bodies in Canada include U Sports and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Each of these various organizations are subdivided into from one to three divisions based on the number and level of scholarships that may be provided to the athletes.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a nonprofit organization that regulates student athletes from 1,268 North American institutions and conferences. It also organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and helps more than 480,000 college student-athletes who compete annually in college sports. The organization is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Clemson began sponsoring a women's basketball team in the 1975–76 season. After winning the ACC regular season championship in 1980–81, the Tigers were invited to the inaugural NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship in 1982. In total, Clemson has participated in 15 NCAA Tournaments. The Tigers won two ACC Women's Basketball Tournaments in 1996 and 1999, under coach Jim Davis.
The ACC Women's Basketball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The tournament has been held every year since 1978, several years before the first NCAA championships for women. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship.
James Lee Davis is a retired American college basketball coach. He was most recently the women's head coach at Tennessee Tech.
Amanda Kay Butler is an American college basketball coach and former player. In 2018, Butler was hired as the head coach of the Clemson Tigers women's basketball team. Prior to that, she was the head coach for the Florida Gators women's basketball team and the Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team.
Joy Kristin Cheek is an American former professional women's basketball player in the WNBA and current assistant coach for the Clemson Tigers women's basketball team. Joy was born in Hyattsville, Maryland and attended South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Conference tournament winners noted with # Source
|Season||Team||Overall||Conference||Standing||Postseason||Coaches' poll||AP poll|
|1975-76||Mary King||14–11||–||AIAW Region II|
|Annie Tribble(Independent, ACC)(1976–1987)|
|1976-77||Annie Tribble||22–9||–||AIAW Region II|
|Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1977-78||Annie Tribble||21–11||4–4||4th||AIAW Regional|
|1978-79||Annie Tribble||20–10||6–2||3rd||AIAW Region II|
|1979-80||Annie Tribble||24–12||6–3||3rd||NWIT Seventh Place|
|1980-81||Annie Tribble||23–8||6–1||1st||AIAW First Round||20|
|1981-82||Annie Tribble||20–12||6–3||4th||NCAA First Round|
|1983-84||Annie Tribble||21–10||9–5||T-3rd||NWIT Third Place|
|1987-88||Jim Davis||21–9||8–6||4th||NCAA Second Round (Bye)||20|
|1988-89||Jim Davis||20–11||9–5||3rd||NCAA Sweet Sixteen||13|
|1989-90||Jim Davis||22–10||10–4||3rd||NCAA Sweet Sixteen||19|
|1990-91||Jim Davis||22–11||8–6||4th||NCAA Elite Eight||8||21|
|1991-92||Jim Davis||21–10||9–7||T-3rd||NCAA Second Round (Bye)||19||20|
|1992-93||Jim Davis||19–11||8–8||T-4th||NCAA Second Round (Bye)|
|1993-94||Jim Davis||20–10||11–5||3rd||NCAA Second Round||22|
|1994-95||Jim Davis||21–11||9–7||5th||NWIT Fifth Place|
|1995-96||Jim Davis||23–8||9–7||4th#||NCAA Second Round||17||14|
|1996-97||Jim Davis||19–11||8–8||6th||NCAA First Round||25||21|
|1997-98||Jim Davis||25–8||12–4||T-2nd||NCAA Second Round||21||14|
|1998-99||Jim Davis||26–6||11–5||T-3rd#||NCAA Sweet Sixteen||10||10|
|1999-2000||Jim Davis||19–12||9–7||4th||NCAA Second Round|
|2000-01||Jim Davis||21–10||10–6||2nd||NCAA Second Round||22||22|
|2001-02||Jim Davis||17–12||9–7||T-3rd||NCAA First Round|
|2003-04||Jim Davis||17–12||7–9||T-5th||WNIT First Round|
|2018–19||Amanda Butler||20–13||9–7||7th||NCAA Second Round|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
|1982||#5||First Round||#4 Penn State||L 96-75|
|1988||#5||Second Round||#4 James Madison||L 70-63|
#8 James Madison
#4 West Virginia
#4 Stephen F. Austin
|#14 Austin Peay|
#11 Stephen F. Austin
|1997||#5||First Round||#12 Marquette||L 70-66|
|#11 Miami (FL) |
#3 Louisiana Tech
|#15 Florida A&M |
|#8 Drake |
|2002||#11||First Round||#6 Arkansas||L 78-66|
|#8 South Dakota |
#1 Mississippi State
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