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Final Notes: Duke 75, USC 60
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 12/22/2012
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Postgame Notes * December 22, 2012

With the Duke Victory...

  • Improves to 10-0 on the season.
  • The 10-0 start is the second-best beginning to the season under Coach P and the sixth time in school history Duke has started 10-0.
  • Moved to 14-8 all-time against PAC-12 conference schools.
  • Improved the overall series record to 6-0 against Southern California.
  • Coach P is now 4-0 all-time against USC.
  • Moved to 29-2 overall record in the month of December over the last four years.

Sophomore Elizabeth Williams

  • Had 13 points, five rebounds, four blocks two assists and one steal.
  • Totaled double-figure scoring for the ninth straight game and the 36th time in her career.
  • Blocked at least one shot in 43 straight games .

Junior Tricia Liston

  • Tallied 14 points on 4-of-6 treys to go along with three assists.
  • Hit a three-pointer for the 17th straight game.
  • Extended her consecutive free throws streak to 13 in a row as she hit 2-of-2.

Junior Haley Peters

  • Had 12 points and two assists in 25 minutes.
  • Hit 4-of-7 field goals.
  • Posted double-figure scoring for the eighth game this season and the 37th time in her career. Four straight contests with 10+ points.

Junior Chelsea Gray

  • Collected her fifth career double-double and second of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Had five steals and three assists.
  • Notched double-figure scoring for the ninth time this season and the 52nd time in her career.

Freshman Alexis Jones

  • Totaled nine points in the first half and went on to finish the game with 11 points.
  • Had four assists, three steals and three boards.
  • Posted double-figure scoring for the third time this season.

Other Duke Notes...

  • All five starters scored double-figures for the first time this season.
  • Hit 8-of-12 three-pointers on the night. The eight treys was a season high.
  • Scored 21 points off 20 USC turnovers.
  • Turned the ball over only 13 times.
  • Swiped 14 steals in the game.
  • Was outrebounded, 44-36, for the first time this season.
  • Will be off for the Christmas break until Sunday, Dec. 30 as the Blue Devils will host Monmouth at 2:00 p.m., in Cameron Indoor Stadium.