Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 11/30/2013
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Kansas vs. No. 2 Duke Paradise Jam Postgame Notes November 30, 2013
With the Duke Victory… • Paradise Jam Island Division Champions. • Improved to 8-0 on the season. • Is now 8-1 all-time in the Paradise Jam. • Improved to 20-2 at tropical destinations in school history. • Won its 17th straight contest against unranked teams at neutral sites.
Freshman Oderah Chidom • Pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds. • Had 17 points and two blocked shots in 27 minutes played. • Made her first collegiate start.
Junior Elizabeth Williams • Named to the Paradise Jam All-Tournament team. • Had 17 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots. • Moved her consecutive blocks streak to 77 straight games since arriving at Duke with her four swats on the afternoon.
Senior Chelsea Gray • Tallied three steals to move into sole possession of fourth place on Duke’s all-time steals list (273). • Had 10 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals.
Senior Tricia Liston • Named the Paradise Jam MVP. • Averaged 20.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in three games of the Paradise Jam. • Totaled 19 points, eight rebounds and two steals. • Scored double-digits in her 11th consecutive contest. • Hit at least one three-pointer in her 16th straight game. • Drained 1-of-2 three-pointers.
Senior Haley Peters • Missed her third straight game with a knee injury, but did dress out.
Sophomore Alexis Jones • Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds, while collecting nine points, three assists and three steals.
Other Duke Notes… • Hit only 42.9 percent of its field goals, which is the second-lowest of the season. • Drained 55.2 percent of its field goals in the second half. • Blocked nine shots for the game and has nine or more blocks in three straight games. • Scored a season-low 29 points in the first half (previous low was season opener at California with 30). • Hit a season-low 29.6 percent of its field goals in the first half. Drained only 1-of-6 treys. • Turned the ball over a season-high 25 times. • Hit a season-high 24 free throws on a season-high 33 attempts. • Held Kansas to only 20.4 percent shooting and 40 points. • Hit a season-low one three-point field goal. • Will next take on Purdue on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (EST) in Cameron Indoor Stadium.