One of the best shooters to wear a Duke uniform ... a very creative scorer, terrific both in the paint and off the bounce with the pull-up jumper ... is one of the all-time greatest three-point shooters in Duke history ... led USA Basketball to a gold medal over the summer of 2013.
Career: Selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx ... helped guide Duke to two ACC Tournament Championships, three ACC regular season titles and three trips to the NCAA Elite Eight over her four years ... part of 120 career wins ... one of only 31 players in Blue Devil history to reach 1,000 points as a junior ... an All-ACC second team selection by a vote of the league’s coaches as a junior ... owns three career double-doubles.
NCAA Record Book: Ranked tied eight all-time with a 45.9 career three-point field goal percentage ... totaled a 47.2 three-point field goal percentage in the NCAA Tournament to rank third.
ACC Record Book: Set a single-season record for highest free throw percentage as a junior with a 93.1 ledger ... ranked ninth on the ACC single-season list for three-pointers made (87) ... owns three of the top 10 three-point field goal percentages in a season -- 48.1 (3rd), 46.5 (8th) and 46.0 (10th) ... ranked tied seventh in career three-pointers made (252) ... No. 1 all-time with a 45.9 three-point field goal percentage ... fourth all-time with a 85.6 free throw percentage.
Duke Career Record Book: With her 1,664 points, ranked eighth ... drained a school-record 252 three-pointers and hit a school-record 45.9 percent from downtown ... attempted 549 three-pointers to rank second ... totaled a career 85.6 free throw percentage to rank second ... had 79 games with double-figure scoring to rank 10th and her 29 games with 20 or more points was tied fourth.
Duke Season Record Book: Drained a school-record 87 three-pointers as a senior and 80 as a junior to rank second ... scored 603 points her senior year to rank seventh ... her 48.1 three-point field goal percentage as a senior ranks second, while her 46.5 percentage as a junior was tied sixth ... hit 46.0 percent from downtown as a sophomore to rank eighth ... hit a school-record 93.1 from the free throw line as a junior ... her 86.7 percent as a sophomore and 85.2 percent as a senior ranked sixth and ninth, respectively ... attempted 181 three-pointers as a senior to rank fifth, while her 172 as a junior was seventh ... appeared in 1,098 minutes in her final year to rank 10th ... listed sixth with 16 games with 20 or more points as a senior.
Duke Single Game Record Book: Scored the most points by a Duke player off the bench with 29 against Wake Forest as a junior ... drained six three-pointers as a senior against Vanderbilt to rank tied third on Duke’s record charts.
Duke Freshman Record Book: Her 28 three-pointers ranked 10th ... hit four three-pointers at Virginia, which tied for the fourth-most ... her six steals against Virginia Tech ranked tied seventh.
As a Senior (2013-14): WBCA Region II All-America ... All-ACC First Team selection by the Blue Ribbon Panel and ACC head coaches ... All-ACC Tournament First Team honoree ... finalist for the John R. Wooden Award for National Player of the Year ... selected to Naismith and Wade Watch Midseason lists ... All-ACC Academic Team selection ... ACC Player of the Week in January ... Paradise Jam MVP ... preseason All-ACC selection ... started all 35 contests ... averaged a team-high 17.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists ... one of only two players in the nation to hit over 50.0 percent from the field, 45.0 percent from downtown and 85.0 percent from the free throw line (Haley Seibert, IPFW) ... ranked No. 2 nationally in three-point field goal percentage (48.1) ... totaled 16 games with 20 or more points to rank tied third in the ACC ... in the ACC stats, ranked 12th in scoring, eighth in field goal percentage (52.5), first in three-point field goal percentage, fourth in free throw percentage (85.2) and fifth in three-point field goals made (2.5) ... became just the eighth player in Duke history to score over 1,500 points and pull down over 500 rebounds ... in ACC games only, averaged 18.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists, while hitting 53.7 percent from the field and 52.5 percent from downtown ... she ranked ninth in scoring, fifth in field goal percentage, eighth in free throw percentage (81.7), first in three-point field goal percentage (52.5) and tied fourth in three-point field goals made (2.6) ... featured a stretch of six games with 20 or more points in January/February ... tallied a tied for career high 29 points at Miami ... scored 28 points at Kentucky in front of 23,706 fans ... drained a season-high six three-pointers in a win against Vanderbilt .
2013 USA Basketball World University Games Team: Led the World University Games Team to the gold medal and a 6-0 record in Kazan, Russia ... saw action in all six games, while averaging 8.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists ... tied for a team best with nine three-pointers made, which also tied for the fourth most in the tournament ... hit a team-high 42.9 percent of her three-pointers ... registered double-figure scoring in each of her first four games.
As a Junior (2012-13): Norfolk Region All-Tournament team ... All-ACC second team, which was voted on by the coaches ... All-ACC Tournament second team ... All-ACC Academic team ... selected ACC Player of the Week on Feb. 18 ... started 28 of 36 contests ... averaged 13.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals ... espnW National Player of the Week on Feb. 18, after a career-high 29 points against Wake Forest ... totaled six games with 20 or more points ... after an injury to Chelsea Gray versus WFU, scored a career-high 29 points, had nine rebounds and two assists in 33 minutes ... hit four or more three-pointers in seven games ... drained a career-high six treys against N.C. State in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament ... in the NCAA stats, ranked No. 3 in three-point field goal percentage (46.5) ... ranked 11th in the ACC in scoring, first in free throw percentage, first in three-point field goal percentage (46.5) and fourth in three-point field goals made per game (2.2) ... her 80 three-pointers marked a Duke single-season record and were tied for the most hit by an ACC player in 2012-13 ... in ACC games only, ranked 15th in scoring (12.8), second in three-point field goal percentage (45.7) and tied for seventh in three-point field goals made (2.1) ... notched a double-double against N.C. State with 26 points and 11 rebounds ... posted her first double-double of the season versus Valparaiso with 17 points and 12 rebounds ... hit at least one three-pointer in 34 of 36 contests.
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Averaged 12.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals ... started 17 of 33 games played, including all four in the NCAA Tournament ... led Duke with seven games of 20 or more points ... drained 57 treys, which ranked 10th on the Blue Devil charts ... led the ACC with a 46.0 three-point field goal percentage ... ranked tied for fourth with a 1.7 three-pointers per game average ... hit three or more treys in a total of 11 games ... registered a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds against N.C. State ... ranked second in the ACC with an 86.7 free throw percentage ... listed 11th in the ACC in free throw percentage (48.6) ... hit a career-high five three-pointers versus Pittsburgh ... averaged 18.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals in the NCAA Tournament ... tallied a career-high 23 points against Vanderbilt, North Carolina and Gardner-Webb ... notched seven games with 20 or more points ... scored double-figures in the final six games of the year ... All-ACC Academic Team selection.
As a Freshman (2010-11): Played in 32 games ... registered two games started against Virginia and on senior night versus 13th-ranked North Carolina ... tallied six steals and a career-high 19 points in the win over Virginia Tech ... knocked down 28 treys for a 38.9 percentage behind the arc ... her 28 three-pointers ranks as the 10th-highest single-season total for a Duke freshman ... averaged 5.5 points per game ... grabbed 67 rebounds and averaged 2.1 boards per game ... scored double-digits in eight contests ... hit multiple three-pointers in nine games ... registered double-figure scoring in three straight contests against 14th-ranked Maryland, 21st-ranked Florida State and Virginia Tech ... hit a career-high 4-of-6 treys at Virginia ... posted 15 points against Albany and Florida State ... swiped a career-high six steals and dished a career-high four assists against Virginia Tech ... her four treys at Virginia is tied for the second-most in a single game by a Blue Devil freshman.
Rankings: No. 46 (Blue Star Report), No. 62 (ASGR), No. 33 (ESPN HoopGurlz), No. 28 (Collegiate Girls Basketball Report).
Prep: Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year in 2009 & 2010 ... 2010 Illinois Miss Basketball … third-team Parade All-America in 2010 … three-time First Team All-State by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times and Associated Press ... named ESPNChicago.com Girls Player of the Year as a senior … finished her prep career with 2,713 points … averaged 28.8 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.3 steals during her senior campaign … hit 55.6 percent of her field goals … scored a season-high 43 points against St. Joe as she hit six three-pointers … notched 13 games with 30 or more points … had four double-doubles on the season … three-time Eastern Suburban Catholic League Most Valuable Player … three-time ESCC All-Conference … Pioneer Press Player of the Year and Suburban Life Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior … All-Area Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times in 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 ... as a junior, averaged 23.9 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.3 steals ... hit 38.3 percent from three-point land ... notched 20 or more points in 23 contests, while posting 30 or more points in four contests ... played only 21.0 minutes a game ... totaled a season-high 36 points and eight rebounds against Hinsdale Central ... three-time MVP of the Niles North Thanksgiving Tournament ... three-time All-Tournament selection and MVP at the Dundee Crown Christmas Tournament and the Niles North Thanksgiving Tournament ... averaged 21.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists as a sophomore ... her freshman year, averaged 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists.
Personal: Full name is Patricia Maureen Liston ... born February 20, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. ... daughter of Brian and Molly Liston ... has three sisters, Brigid (27), Maura (25) and Clare (23) ... her father, Brian, played basketball at Loyola from 1978-82 ... majored in psychology along with obtaining a markets and management certificate ... an ACC Honor Roll selection as a junior.