Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 03/24/2013
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#15 Seed Hampton at #2 Seed Duke NCAA Tournament First Round Postgame Notes l March 24, 2013
With the Duke Victory… • Improved to 31-2 overall and advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round. • Won its 17th straight NCAA Tournament game played in Cameron Indoor Stadium. • Notched its 19th straight overall home victory dating back to last season. • Posted its 20th consecutive win in the NCAA Tournament first round. Is 20-0 all-time in the NCAA Tournament first round. • Moved to 5-0 all-time against Hampton • Coach P improved to 2-0 all-time versus Hampton. • Moved to 50-19 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. • Snapped Hampton’s 19-game winning streak. • Won its 121st straight game at home against an unranked opponent.
Freshman Alexis Jones • Nearly notched a triple-double with 11 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. • Notched her second double-double of the season. • Was one assist away from matching the Duke freshman single-game record. • Notched double-figure scoring for the seventh straight game and the 13th time this season. • Hit a three-pointer in six out of her last seven games (hit 1-of-2 on the day). • Her 10 assists was a career high. • With her three steals, moved into a tie for fifth on Duke’s single-game freshman steals list (61). • Dished 10 assists to move into second place on Duke’s single-season freshman assist list (128).
Junior Tricia Liston • Totaled a game-high 20 points as she hit 4-of-10 field goals. • Notched 20 or more points for the sixth time this season. Owns 15 career games with 20 or more points. • In the second half, notched her 1,000th career point to become the 29th player in Duke history to reach 1,000 points in 98 games. • With her four three-pointers made, moved into a tie for sixth on Duke’s career three-pointers made list (159). • Totaled double-figure scoring for the 20th time this season and the 46th time in her career. • Hit her 19th straight free throw as she hit 2-of-2 from the line.
Junior Haley Peters • Totaled her eighth double-double of the season and ninth of her career with 12 points and 10 rebounds. • Notched her 11th game this season with 10 or more rebounds. • Needs 18 more points to reach 1,000 career points. • Reached double-digit scoring for the 25th time this season and the 54th time in her career.
Sophomore Elizabeth Williams • Totaled 18 points, six rebounds, three blocks and two assists. • Needs 27 more points to reach 1,000 career points. • Totaled double-figure scoring in the 21st straight game this season. • Blocked a shot for the 66th straight game since arriving at Duke, which continues her ACC record streak. • Notched double-digit scoring for the 30th time this season and the 57th time in her career.
Junior Richa Jackson • Made her sixth start of the season. • Had four points and three rebounds.
Senior Allison Vernerey • Played in her 137th game at Duke to move into a tie for fifth all-time on the Blue Devil charts. • Pulled down five rebounds, had two assists and two points in 17 minutes.
Other Duke Notes… • Moved to 15-0 this season when having four or more players score double-digits, including in three out of four postseason games. • Hit 50.0 percent of her field goals in the second half. • Dished 21 assists in the game, marking the second straight game with 20 or more assists. • Totaled 36 points in the paint out of 67. • Had 10 steals snapping a three-game streak without having double-digit steals as a team. • Outrebounded Hampton, 44-36.