#7 Seed Oklahoma State at #2 Seed Duke NCAA Tournament Second Round Postgame Notes l March 26, 2013
With the Duke Victory… • Improved to 32-2 overall and advanced to the NCAA Tournament regional semifinal in Norfolk, Va. Will face sixth-seeded Nebraska on Sunday, March 31. • Advanced to the NCAA regional for the 15th time out of the last 16 years. • Won its 18th straight NCAA Tournament game played in Cameron Indoor Stadium. • Notched its 20th straight overall home victory dating back to last season. • Secured its fourth undefeated home season in school history with a 16-0 record. • Moved to 51-19 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. • Won its 122nd straight game at home against an unranked opponent. • Moved to 4-1 all-time against No. 7 seeds in the NCAA Tournament. • Improved to 4-0 all-time against Oklahoma State. • Coach P moved to 4-2 all-time versus Oklahoma State. • Moved to 12-4 all-time against Big 12 teams. Coach P improved to 4-5 all-time versus Big 12 teams. • Coach P improved to 24-16 all-time in the NCAA Tournament and 14-5 while at Duke.
Freshman Alexis Jones • Snapped a seven-game streak of scoring double-digits as she finished with nine points. • Had seven assists and three rebounds. • Remains second on the Duke freshman assist list with 135.
Junior Tricia Liston • Tallied 13 points, five rebounds and four steals. • With her two three-pointers made, continued her record-breaking season with 76 three-pointers on the year. • Has attempted 165 three-pointers this season, which ranks as the sixth-most in Duke single-season charts.
Junior Haley Peters • Tallied her second straight double-double in the NCAA Tournament with 15 points and 13 rebounds. • The double-double is her team-high ninth of the season and 10th of her career. • Needs only three more points to reach 1,000 for her career (997). • Registered double-digit scoring for the fourth straight game, 26th time this season and 55th time in her career.
Sophomore Elizabeth Williams • Collected her sixth double-double of the season and 11th of her career with 16 points and 12 rebounds. • Needs only 11 more points to reach 1,000 for her career (989). • Totaled double-figure scoring in the 22nd straight game this season. • Blocked a shot for the 67th straight game since arriving at Duke, which continues her ACC record streak. • Moved into third place on Duke’s career blocks list with 213. • Broke a streak of 13 straight free throws made with a miss in the second half. Went 4-of-6.
Junior Chloe Wells • Posted 13 points for the game, including 10 in the second half. • Notched double-digit scoring for the seventh time this season and only 16th time in her career.
Senior Allison Vernerey • Played in her 138th game at Duke to move into sole possession of fifth on Duke’s career chart.
Other Duke Notes… • Improved to 16-0 this season when having four or more players score double-figures, including four of the five games in the postseason. • Trailed, 34-21, at the half marking the largest deficit of the season at the break. Entered the game trailing at the half only three times (1-2 record). • The 13-point deficit at the half was the second-largest deficit of the season (31 at UConn). • Largest comeback since - down 41-30 at the 16:27 mark of the second half on March 21, 2011 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Won 71-66 • Has now made 185 three-pointers this season, which ranks eighth on Duke’s single-season three-pointers made list. • Owns 171 blocks this year to rank 10th on Duke’s single-season blocks list. • Outrebounded Oklahoma State, 40-35. • Had 10 first half turnovers, but only had three in the second half to finish with 13. • Notched 12 steals, which ties the most for Duke since Chelsea Gray was injured (FSU – 12).