Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 11/10/2013
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No. 2 Duke at No. 9 California Postgame Notes November 10, 2013
With the Duke Victory… • Won its sixth straight true road opener and is now 6-2 all-time. • In season openers, is now 31-8 all-time. • Moved to 26-3 in the month of November the last five years, while winning its sixth straight game. • Is now 15-8 all-time against Pac-12 teams and 3-1 versus California. • Notched its 10th victory over a top 10 program over the last four years. • Coach P improved to 2-0 all-time against California.
Junior Elizabeth Williams • Pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds and scored five points. • Had one blocked shot on the night to move her consecutive blocks streak to 70.
Senior Chelsea Gray • Collected a game-high 22 points, hitting 7-of-12 field goals. • Dished five assists, had four rebounds and two steals in 31 minutes. • Made her return to her home state and played against her best friend Afure Jemerigbe of California. • Played her first game since Feb. 17, 2013 when she dislocated her kneecap. • Started her 61st straight game in a Blue Devil uniform. • With her five assists, moved into a tie for eighth on the all-time Duke list along with Georgia Schweitzer (428). • Took two charges on the night.
Senior Tricia Liston • Hit at least one three-pointer in her ninth straight game. • With her 15 points, moved into 25th place on Duke’s all-time points list with 1,076. • Pulled down seven rebounds and hit 7-of-12 field goals. • Scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half.
Senior Richa Jackson • Came off the bench to post eight points and four rebounds in the first half. • Finished the game with 13 points, four rebounds and one steal.
Redshirt Freshman Amber Henson • Totaled four rebounds, two points in 11 minutes. • Scored her first basket since Dec. 20, 2011 against UNC Wilmington, which was her last appearance in a game.
Freshman Oderah Chidom • Played seven minutes and had three points, one rebound. • Made her return to her home state as she is from about 10 minutes away from Berkeley.
Senior Haley Peters • Started her 71st consecutive game in a Blue Devil uniform. • Moved into 29th place on Duke’s all-time points list with 1026 points. • Had six points, six rebounds and two assists.
Other Duke Notes… • Held a 46-39 rebound advantage for the game. • Turned the ball over only 13 times. • Alexis Jones and Chelsea Gray combined for 10 of Duke’s 13 assists. • Will next host USC Upstate on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m., in Cameron Indoor Stadium.