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Final Notes: Duke 74, Miami 64
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/24/2012
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Postgame Notes  *  Feb. 24, 2012

With the Duke Victory...

  • Clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming ACC Tournament and at least a share of the ACC regular season title for the third straight year.
  • Has won at least a share of the ACC regular season title for the 11th time in school history.
  • Posted its second victory over a top 10 team this season.
  • The win over a top five team is the fifth in Coach P's five years at Duke.
  • Coach P has now totaled 10 wins against top 10 teams in her five years.
  • Improved to 23-4 overall and 13-1 in ACC play on the season.
  • Registered its 30th straight home ACC win.
  • Improved to 13-1 at home in 2011-12.
  • Totaled its 159th straight game without back-to-back losses.
  • Is now 4-4 against ranked opponents on the year.
  • Moved to 9-0 all-time and 5-0 in Cameron Indoor Stadium against Miami.
  • Coach P moved to 70-5 in her five years at Duke at home.

Sophomore Tricia Liston

  • Totaled nine points, two rebounds in 29 minutes.
  • Hit 2-of-4 From three-point land on the night.
  • Leads the team with 43 three-pointers made on the season.

Sophomore Chelsea Gray

  • Dished nine assists, had 12 points, four rebounds, two steals.
  • Is now four assists away from tying the Duke single season record for assists. Has 166. Is two away from second place.
  • Totaled eight or more assists for the eighth time this season.

Freshman Elizabeth Williams

  • Became just the fifth player in ACC history and second Duke student-athlete to net 100 blocks in a single season.
  • Had 19 points, nine rebounds, four steals, two assists and two blocks.
  • Notched her ninth game this season with 18 or more points.
  • Posted double-figure scoring for the 13th straight game.

Sophomore Haley Peters

  • Had 12 points, seven rebounds, two steals in 31 minutes.
  • Reached double-figure scoring for the 17th time this season and 10th time against league foes.


Senior Kathleen Scheer

  • Had four points, four rebounds, two assists in 17 minutes.
  • Made the first start of the season on senior night.

Senior Shay Selby

  • Had eight points, five rebounds, two assists in 28 minutes.
  • Made her 12th start of the season on senior night.

Junior Allison Vernerey

  • Played in her 99th straight game.
  • Came off the bench to total 10 points, two rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals.
  • Notched double-figure scoring for only the fourth time this season and third against ACC opponents.

Other Duke Notes...

  • Can clinch the ACC regular season title by itself with a victory on Sunday at North Carolina.
  • Had a 50-16 advantage in points in the paint.
  • Hit 48.5 percent of its field goals.
  • Forced 21 turnovers and created 17 points off turnovers.
  • Dished 18 assists and had 12 steals.
  • Was outrebounded for the second straight game, 44-37.
  • Held Miami to 33.3 percent shooting from the field.
  • Scored 19 points off the bench.
  • Hit 54.5 percent from the field in the first half.
  • Will conclude the regular season on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3:00 p.m., at North Carolina. The game will be aired live on ESPN2.