Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 11/28/2013
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Xavier vs. No. 2 Duke Paradise Jam Postgame Notes November 28, 2013
With the Duke Victory… • Improved to 6-0 on the season. • Moved to 4-1 all-time against Xavier. • Is now 6-1 all-time in the Paradise Jam. • Improved to 18-2 at tropical destinations in school history. • Won its 15th straight contest against unranked teams at neutral sites.
Junior Elizabeth Williams • Scored the first eight points of the game for Duke and finished with 18 points, eight rebounds, four blocks and three assists. • Moved her consecutive blocks streak to 75 straight games since arriving at Duke with her four swats on the afternoon.
Senior Chelsea Gray • Filled the stat sheet with nine rebounds, nine assists and eight points. • Had three steals.
Redshirt Freshman Amber Henson • Matched a career high with two blocked shots. • Made her second collegiate start.
Senior Tricia Liston • Totaled a game-high 22 points and had five rebounds. • Hit 4-of-7 from downtown marking the third time this year with four or more treys. • Scored 20 or more points for the third time this season and 16th time in her career. • Scored double-digits in her ninth consecutive contest. • Hit at least one three-pointer in her 14th straight game.
Senior Haley Peters • Missed her second collegiate contest recovering from a right knee injury suffered in the Vanderbilt contest.
Sophomore Alexis Jones • Collected 15 points on 6-of-10 field goals.
Other Duke Notes… • Scored 48 points in the paint. • Hit a season-high 59.6 percent of its field goals. • Blocked 10 shots as a team, matching a season high. • Scored 27 points off Xavier’s 19 turnovers. • Won its 27th straight game when scoring 80 or more points. • Hit 7-of-13 three-pointers. • Hit 68.0 percent from the field in the second half. • Will next take on Central Michigan on Friday, Nov. 29 at 1:15 p.m. (EST).