Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 02/17/2014
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No. 8 Maryland at No. 7 Duke Postgame Notes February 17, 2014
With the Duke Victory… • Improved to 23-3 overall and 10-2 in the ACC. • Notched 10 ACC wins for the 17th straight season, which is an ACC record. • Joanne P. McCallie moved to 94-8 overall in Cameron Indoor Stadium since joining the Blue Devils in 2007-08. • Avoided back-to-back losses for the 227th straight game and improved to 35-0 following losses since the 2007-08 season. • Moved the all-time series with Maryland to 41-39 in favor of Duke. • Won its third straight game against the Terrapins and the sixth consecutive in Cameron Indoor Stadium. • Improved to 6-3 against ranked opponents this season. • Moved to 10-3 this season at home and snapped a two-game losing streak. • Collected its third victory this year against a top 10 ranked opponent (Kentucky, California).
Senior Tricia Liston • Posted 12 points and five rebounds. • Notched double-figure scoring for the ninth straight contest. • Moved into a tie for second on the Duke season three-pointers made list (68).
Sophomore Alexis Jones • Tied a season high with 22 points, had four rebounds and four assists. • Posted a career-high five three-pointers made. • Hit at least one three-pointer for the 11th straight game.
Senior Haley Peters • Had three points and four rebounds. • Started her 100th career contest at Duke.
Junior Elizabeth Williams • Notched 17 points, 11 rebounds, four steals, three assists and three blocks. • Totaled her fifth double-double of the season and 16th of her career. She owns four double-doubles this year against ACC opponents. • Scored 45 points over the last two contests. • Moved into a tie for seventh on the ACC career blocks list (296) along with Jessica Breland of UNC.
Senior Richa Jackson • Scored a season-high 19 points. • Hit a career-high 8-of-11 free throws. • Swiped a season-high four steals.
Other Duke Notes… • Freshman post players Oderah Chidom and Kendall McCravey-Cooper combined for 11 points, nine rebounds and two blocks. • Hit 52.6 percent of its field goals. • Scored 38 points in the paint. • Held Maryland to only 63 points, which tied a season low in ACC play. • Held Maryland to a season-low 32.4 percent shooting from the field. • Hit 8-of-13 three-point field goals for 61.5 percent. • Drained a season-high 76.2 percent of its free throws which is a season high versus ACC opponents. • Played its second of four straight teams ranked in the top 14 nationally. • Hit 51.4 percent of its field goals in the first half and 50.0 percent from downtown. • Will next host 14th-ranked N.C. State on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m., on ESPN3.