Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 01/02/2012
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Duke vs. Virginia
Postgame Notes * Jan. 2, 2012
With the Duke Victory…
• Improved to 10-2 on the season.
• Registered its 31st consecutive win at home, which continues a school record.
• Earned its 19th straight win against Virginia.
• Registered its 23rd straight home ACC win.
• Earned its 15th consecutive win in an ACC opener.
• Won its 46th ACC contest over the last five years and 60 over the last six.
• Won its 54th out of the last 55 games in Cameron.
• Improved to 25-9 all-time in ACC home openers, including winners of 18 straight.
• Coach P improved to 6-0 all-time against Virginia.
Sophomore Richa Jackson
• Totaled 12 points and four rebounds.
• Reached double-figure scoring for the second straight game and the third time this season.
Sophomore Tricia Liston
• Posted a team-high 18 points and had a career-high seven rebounds. Dished four assists.
• Had 18 or more points six times this season.
• Collected double-figure scoring for the third straight game and the seventh time this year.
Sophomore Haley Peters
• Had 13 points, three rebounds and matched a career high with four steals.
• Hit her fifth three-pointer of the season (had 6 all of her freshman campaign).
• Posted 10+ points for the seventh time this season.
Sophomore Chelsea Gray
• Dished eight assists and had 11 points and three rebounds.
• Collected 10+ points for the third straight game and the eighth time this year.
• Posted eight or more assists for the fourth time this season.
Freshman Elizabeth Williams
• Finished with eight points, seven rebounds, four blocks and one steal in 24 minutes.
• Moved into fourth place on Duke’s freshman single season blocks list with her four swats on the night (39).
• Limited to only 10 minutes and zero points in the first half due to two personal fouls.
Other Duke Notes…
• Hit 56.3 percent of its field goals, marking the third time out of the last four games with 50.0% shooting or better.
• Sophomore class scored 54 of the Blue Devils’ 77 points.
• Hit a season-high 58.3 percent from the field in the first half.
• Had four players with 30+ minutes played – Gray, Jackson, Liston, Peters.
• Had 14 turnovers in the first half, which is the second-most in the first half this season (15-Kentucky). Finished the game with 25, marking the fourth time this year with 20+ turnovers.
• Forced 21 Virginia turnovers marking the 10th time this year an opponent has had 20+ turnovers.
• Scored 38 of 77 points in the paint.
• Created 26 points off turnovers.
• Kathleen Scheer had seven points, three rebounds, three assists, two blocks in 17 minutes.
• Outrebounded Virginia, 31-30.
• Hit 54.2 percent from the field in the second half, which is the third-highest in the second half this year.
• Will next travel to Wake Forest on Friday, Jan. 6 for a 6:30 p.m., contest that will be televised live on RSN-TV.