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WBB vs. NC State Game Notes
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/03/2019
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Duke at #9 NC State

Postgame Notes

January 3, 2019

 

With the Duke Loss

  • Dropped to 8-5 on the season
  • Fell to 36-45 in the all-time series with NC State
  • Fell to the Wolfpack for the fifth time over the last six games
  • Is now 14-22 in games played in Raleigh, N.C.
  • Dropped its fourth straight game to ranked opponents

 

Redshirt Freshman Mikayla Boykin

  • Added a career-high 13 points in only her fourth game this season
  • Fifth game of her career with double digits to go along with four steals
  • Started the first frame 3-for-3 from beyond the arc, good for a career high
  • Had only hit two threes in four games this season going into the night

 

Redshirt Junior Haley Gorecki

  • Finished with a team-high 19 points, good for her 12th contest this season with 10+ points and 24th of her career.
  • Made 10 trips to the charity stripe and registered a career-high eight free throws made
  • Tallied 10 points in the third quarter to spark a big push to pull within two heading into the final frame

 

Freshman Miela Goodchild

  • Added six points on three pointers, ending a two-game 10+ point streak.

 

Junior Leaonna Odom

  • Came off the bench for the first time this season
  • Tallied her 13th block of the season with two swats in the fourth quarter. Odom now owns 83 career blocks.
  • Ripped down a team-high eight boards after pulling down just two versus Florida Gulf Coast.

 

Sophomore Jade Williams

  • Fouled out for the fourth game this season.

 

Other Duke Notes

  • Had a season-low shooting for the game, 16-55 (29.1%)
  • Hit 12.5 percent from the field in the fourth quarter – the lowest in school history for the fourth period
  • The 10 points in the fourth quarter was tied for the fifth lowest in school history
  • NC State totaled 10 turnovers in the first half and ended the contest with a tied for season-high 19, a team that only averages 14.3 per game.
  • Was outrebounded by the Wolfpack 47-31 as NC State is the third-best rebounding team in the country.
  • Duke’s defense held NC State to a season-low 63 points
  • Duke scored a season-low 51 points
  • The Blue Devils hit only one of their final 15 field goals to close the game
  • Had only six assists
  • Only Mikayla Boykin and Haley Gorecki hit field goals in the second half
  • Will return home to host third-ranked Louisville Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m., in Cameron Indoor Stadium.  The game will be aired live on ACC Network Extra.

 

 

 

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