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Game Notes: Duke 80, Maryland 72
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/22/2012
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Postgame Notes  *  Jan. 22, 2012

With the Duke Victory...

  • Maintains a first place lead in the ACC.
  • Improved to 16-2 overall and 7-0 in ACC play on the season.
  • Totaled the school's 300th all-time ACC victory.
  • Registered its 34th consecutive win at home, which continues a school record.
  • Registered its 26th straight home ACC win.
  • Won its 50th ACC contest over the last five years and 64th over the last six.
  • Won its 57th out of the last 58 games in Cameron.
  • Evened the series record to 38-38 all-time against Maryland.
  • Won the fourth straight contest versus Maryland at home in Cameron, including 11 out of the last 12.
  • Won the fifth out of the last six overall contests with Maryland.
  • Coach P moved to 7-7 all-time against the Terrapins.
  • Improved to 3-0 in Cameron against Maryland when both teams are ranked in top 10.

Sophomore Richa Jackson

  • Notched 11 points, four rebounds and one steal in 28 minutes.
  • Posted double-figure scoring for the seventh time out of the last eight games.

Sophomore Tricia Liston

  • Snapped a streak of two games with hitting a three-pointer as she hit 1-of-2. Had 3 points.

Sophomore Haley Peters

  • Scored a career-high 21 points.
  • Had a career-high 10 field goals made and career high 12 attempts.
  • Tied a career high with her sixth three-pointer made of the season.
  • Snapped a three-game streak without scoring double-figures.
  • Collected double-figure scoring in the first half with 13 points. Posted double-figures 10 games this year.

Sophomore Chelsea Gray

  • Had her third double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 assists.
  • Had a season-high 17 points, which surpassed a season-high 16 points from the game before.
  • Collected 10 or more assists for the third time this season.
  • Totaled double-figure scoring for the 12th time this season and the fourth time out of the last five games.


Freshman Elizabeth Williams

  • Posted 16 points, eight rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal.
  • Posted double-figure scoring for the fourth straight game and the 12th time this season.
  • Tied a Duke single-season freshman record with 68 blocks, after swatting two today.
  • With her 68 blocks, now ranks tied for fourth on the ACC single season freshman list.

Junior Allison Vernerey

  • Tallied 10 points and three rebounds in 15 minutes.
  • Hit 5-of-9 field goals.
  • Collected double-figure scoring third game this season and the second in ACC action.

Other Duke Notes...

  • Had a season-low nine turnovers.
  • Dished 16 assists.
  • Had 46 of 80 points in the paint.
  • Hit 50.0 percent of its field goals, marking the seventh time this year with 50.0% FG% or better.
  • Outrebounded Maryland, 41-30, including 16 offensive boards.
  • Hit all seven free throws the Blue Devils attempted.
  • Scored 16 second chance points.
  • Posted five players with 10 or more points marking the fourth time this season.
  • Duke and Maryland met for the ninth time in school history when both teams are ranked in the top 10 nationally.
  • Will next travel to Clemson on Friday, Jan. 17 for an 8:30 p.m., contest.