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Game Notes: Duke 61, Virginia Tech 34
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/15/2012
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Postgame Notes  *  Jan. 15, 2012

With the Duke Victory...

  • Improved to 14-2 overall and 5-0 in ACC play on the season.
  • Coach P became the second-quickest ACC coach to reach 50 league wins (61 games). The quickest was Kay Yow (57 games).
  • Won its 50th ACC contest over the last five years and 64th over the last six.
  • Won its 16th straight contest against Virginia Tech and eighth in a row in Blacksburgh.
  • Improved the series lead to 18-2 against Virginia Tech.
  • Won its eighth straight game of the season.
  • Moved to 4-1 on the road this season.

Freshman Elizabeth Williams

  • Had a game-high 20 points, seven rebounds and four blocks.
  • Collected double-figure scoring for the 10th time this season and third time in league play.
  • Hit a career-high 10 free throws and attempted a career high 12.
  • With her four blocks, now owns 61 for the season and is in sole possession of eighth place on the ACC single-season freshman blocks list.

Sophomore Richa Jackson

  • Registered 11 points, four rebounds and one assist in only 21 minutes.

Sophomore Tricia Liston

  • Snapped a streak of nine straight games with at least one three-pointer.
  • Had seven points and three rebounds in 29 minutes.

Sophomore Chelsea Gray

  • Dished all four of her assists in the first half.
  • Had six points, three rebounds, one block and one steal in 31 minutes.

Senior Kathleen Scheer

  • Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds and five offensive in 21 minutes.

Junior Allison Vernerey

  • Had nine points and seven rebounds off the bench in 21 minutes.

Other Duke Notes...

  • Played its second game over the last three days.
  • Snapped a 13-game streak with at least one three-pointer made as Duke hit 0-of-8.
  • Had the second-lowest assist total of the season with 8.
  • Totaled only five steals.
  • Held Virginia Tech to 28.6 percent shooting and forced 20 turnovers.
  • Had 28 points in the paint and scored 22 points off turnovers.
  • Had a 12-0 advantage in points off the bench.
  • Will next travel to Georgia Tech for a Wednesday, Jan. 18 game at 7:00 p.m., on ESPN3.
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