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Notes: Duke 67, Virginia Tech 45
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/15/2012
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Postgame Notes  *  Feb. 15, 2012

With the Duke Victory...

  • Maintains a first place lead in the ACC.
  • Improved to 22-3 overall and 13-0 in ACC play on the season.
  • Continued its best ACC start under Coach P with a 13-0 mark.
  • Became just the ninth team in ACC history to notch a 13-0 start in ACC play.
  • Registered its 29th straight home ACC win.
  • Improved to 12-1 at home in 2011-12.
  • Coach P moved to 69-5 in her five years at Duke at home.
  • Won its 17th straight game against Virginia Tech.
  • Moved the all-time series to 19-2 against the Hokies.
  • Coach P moved to 10-1 all-time against Virginia Tech.

Sophomore Tricia Liston

  • Had a team-high 17 points on 3-of-7 from downtown.
  • Hit 6-of-6 free throws.
  • Hit three or more treys for the eighth time this year.

Sophomore Chelsea Gray

  • Had 15 points, four rebounds, two steals and six assists.
  • With her six assists, has 154 on the season, which ranks tied for fourth on Duke's single-season list.
  • Tied a career high with seven free throws made on seven attempts.
  • Reached double-figure scoring for the 17th time this season and the fifth time out of the last six contests.

Freshman Elizabeth Williams

  • Had 12 points, eight rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal.
  • Tied a career high with 12 free throw attempts.
  • With her 95 blocks on the season, moved to tied for eight on the ACC single season blocks list.
  • Reached double-figure scoring for the 11th straight game.

Sophomore Haley Peters

  • Totaled 11 points, nine rebounds and one steal.
  • Posted double-figure scoring for the third straight game and the 16th time this year.


Sophomore Richa Jackson

  • With 9:21 left in the first half, Richa Jackson went down with a left knee injury and did not return. Will have a MRI on Thursday.
  • Had two points in eight minutes.

Senior Shay Selby

  • Totaled nine points, three rebounds and two steals in 30 minutes.

Other Duke Notes...

  • Attempted a season-high 20 free throws in the first half, while hitting 14. Finished the game hitting 25-of-34. Both the free throws and attempts are a season high.
  • Had four double-figure scorers.
  • Scored 26 points in the paint and scored 15 points off turnovers.
  • Had 18 points off the bench.
  • Hit only 35.2 percent from the field.
  • Outrebounded Virginia Tech, 45-35.
  • Held Virginia Tech to 25.0 percent shooting in the second half and forced 18 turnovers.
  • Turned the ball over only 12 times.
  • Following the injury to Jackson at 9:01 in the first, Duke conclude the first half hitting only 2-of-12 field goals.
  • Went the first 11 minutes of the first half without a turnover.
  • Will next travel to eighth-ranked Maryland on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3:00 p.m. The game will be televised live on ESPN2.