Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 12/22/2013
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No. 2 Duke at No. 5 Kentucky Postgame Notes December 22, 2013
With the Duke Victory… • Moved to 12-1 on the season. • Moved to 4-1 all-time against Kentucky. • Is now 32-14 all-time versus teams from the SEC. • Improved to 11-10 against top-10 ranked opponents over the last four years. • Notched its seventh win over a top-five ranked team over the last eight years. • Snapped a five-game losing streak to top-five ranked teams on the road. • Is now 4-1 this season against ranked opponents. • Moved to 4-0 this season on the road.
Senior Tricia Liston • Tallied a game high and season-high 28 points to go along with six rebounds in 39 minutes. • Hit 10-of-19 field goals and 2-of-6 three-pointers. • Hit all six free throws. • Reached 20 or more points for the sixth time this season and 19th time in her career. • Moved into a tie for 23rd on the ACC career three-pointers list (199). • Notched her 100th career win at Duke.
Senior Haley Peters • Had nine points, seven rebounds and two steals. • Snapped a seven-game double-figure scoring streak. • Notched her 100th career win at Duke.
Sophomore Alexis Jones • Collected nine points, nine rebounds, five assists, one block and one steal in 29 minutes. • Tallied a season-high nine rebounds. • Hit 3-of-6 field goals.
Junior Elizabeth Williams • Snapped a three-game stretch where she failed to score double-figures. • Notched 17 points, eight rebounds, three blocks, two assists and one steal in only 23 minutes. • Moved her consecutive blocks streak to 82 straight games since arriving at Duke with her three swats on the afternoon. • Had two fouls in the first half for the sixth time this year out of 12 games.
Senior Chelsea Gray • Limited to four points, four rebounds, six assists in 29 minutes. • Snapped a seven-game streak of scoring double-digits. • Moved into 21st on the ACC career assist charts (524).
Freshman Kendall McCravey-Cooper • Finished the game with a career-high five blocks in six minutes. • Blocked a career-high four shots in five minutes of play in the first half.
Other Duke Notes… • Swatted 10 or more shots for the third game this season as the Blue Devils had a season-high 12 blocks. • Held Kentucky to 33.3 percent shooting. • Hit only 2-of-11 three-point field goals. • Outrebounded Kentucky, 46-42. • Totaled a season-low two steals. • Scored 40 of 69 points in the paint. • Held to only two points off the bench. • Held Kentucky to a season-low 61 points. • Will be off until Jan. 2 when the Blue Devils host Old Dominion in Cameron Indoor Stadium at 6:30 p.m.