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Notes: Duke 82, Xavier 59
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 11/25/2012
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Postgame Notes l November 25, 2012

With the Duke Victory…

•    Improves to 4-0 on the season and moved the series record to 3-1 over Xavier.
•    Coach P moved to 2-0 all-time against Xavier.
•    Won its 16th straight contest against an Atlantic-10 opponent and moved the Blue Devils’ all-time record to 36-10 against A-10 teams.
•    Notched a victory wearing black uniforms for the first time since 2009 against Wake Forest and is now 2-6 over the last six years in black uniforms.

Junior Tricia Liston
•    Hit a three-pointer for the 11th straight game.
•    Snapped a streak of eight consecutive double-figure scoring games with seven points and six rebounds.

Junior Haley Peters
•    Totaled 13 points, seven rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist in only 23 minutes. 
•    Was saddled with foul trouble most of the game and fouled out for the fourth time in her career.
•    Hit back-to-back three-pointers in the first half to lead Duke on a large run.

Freshman Alexis Jones
•    Scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting.
•    Had five assists, four rebounds and two steals in 34 minutes.
•    Hit a career-high two three-pointers on two attempts.

Junior Chelsea Gray
•    Registered her first career 20-point, 10-assist game of her career with 22 points, 10 assists.
•    Notched her fourth career 20-point scoring game.
•    Posted her fourth career double-double with 22 points, 10 assists.
•    Extended her consecutive free throws made streak to 37, which is a school record.
•    Scored double-figures for the 12th straight game and the 47th time in her career.
•    Collected her fifth career double-figure assist game.

Sophomore Elizabeth Williams
•    Blocked three shots and is one swat away from moving into a tie for eighth on Duke’s all-time blocks list.
•    Came off the bench to score 16 points, marking the third straight game with double-figures and the 30th time in her short career.
•    Had six rebounds, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes.
•    Started the second half, which was the first half she has started this season.

Senior Allison Vernerey
•    Blocked a career-high five shots in 21 minutes.

Other Duke Notes…
•    Blue Devils hit a season-high 65.5 percent from the field in the first half.
•    Hit a season-high 59.0 percent of its field goals, which was a season high.
•    The junior class of Gray, Peters and Liston combined for 42 points, 19 rebounds, 13 assists and six steals.
•    Duke blocked 10 shots marking the second time in four games the Blue Devils have posted 10 or more blocks.
•    Blue Devils dished 21 assists to total 20 or more assists in three of the four games.
•    Duke hit a season-low five free throws on the afternoon.
•    Outrebounded Xavier, 37-34.
•    Totaled a 54-26 points in the paint advantage.
•    Played its first road contest of the season, after opening with three straight home games.
•    Duke will next travel to Michigan in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7:00 p.m.