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Notes: Duke 73, Monmouth 32
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 12/30/2012
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Postgame Notes l December 30, 2012

With the Duke Victory…

•    Improves to 11-0 on the season.
•    The 11-0 start is the second-best beginning to the season under Coach P and the sixth time in school history Duke has started 11-0.
•    Won its 58th straight home game against an unranked opponent.
•    Improved to 36-2 against non-conference opponents in Cameron Indoor Stadium dating back to the 2008-09 season.
•    Won its 46th straight game at home in the month of December.
•    Moved to 30-2 in the month of December over the last four years.
•    Coach P improved to 76-6 at home in Cameron Indoor Stadium since arriving at Duke.
•    Coach P moved to 2-0 all-time against Monmouth and 8-0 all-time against Northeast Conference opponents.
•    Improved to 4-0 all-time against Northeast Conference teams.

Junior Tricia Liston
•    Totaled 15 points, nine rebounds and two steals.
•    Hit two or more three-pointers for the eighth time this season.
•    Hit a three-pointer for the 18th straight game.
•    Notched double-figure scoring for the third straight contest, the eighth time this season and the 34th time in her career.

Junior Haley Peters
•    Notched a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
•    Had her second double-double of the season and third of her career.
•    Pulled down double-figure rebounds for the third time this season and the fifth time in her career.
•    Tied a career high with four steals.

Junior Chelsea Gray
•    Notched 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals in 27 minutes.
•    Notched double-figure scoring for the 10th time this season and the 53rd time in her career.

Freshman Alexis Jones
•    Registered a career-high five steals.
•    Had five points and three rebounds in 25 minutes.

Junior Richa Jackson
•    Had six points, four rebounds and two steals in 14 minutes.
•    Saw action in her first home game since tearing her ACL on Feb. 15, 2012.
•    Played in her second game of the season, after suffering a torn ACL last February.  Had seen action on Nov. 28 at Michigan for one minute, but had not played in last five games.

Sophomore Elizabeth Williams
•    Hit only 1-of-7 field goals and finished with seven points in 26 minutes.
•    Pulled down double-figure rebounds for the 10th time in her career and second time this season.
•    Blocked at least one shot in 44 straight games, after having one block in the contest.

Other Duke Notes…
•    Held Monmouth to only three points in the first half, which tied a NCAA record for fewest points in a half.  Tied with Savannah State vs. Florida State (11-23-03) and Tennessee State vs. Georgia Tech (12-30-10).
•    Monmouth’s three points scored in the first half is a new Duke record with the previous low coming on Dec. 20, 2004 at Ball State (7).
•    Monmouth’s 4.0 percent shooting (1-of-25) is a new Duke record with the previous low of 9.1 percent by Ball State (12-19-2005) and Stephen F. Austin (11-26-04).
•    Turned ball over a season-high 24 times.
•    Outrebounded Monmouth, 55-28.
•    Scored 28 points off 29 Monmouth turnovers.
•    Allowed only 23.1 percent shooting on the night.
•    Hit 53.1 percent of its field goals in the second half.
•    Outscored Monmouth, 40-12, in the paint.
•    Scored a season-low 29 points in the first half.
•    Totaled 19 steals, which is the most since the season opener against Presbyterian.
•    Held Monmouth without a field goal until the 10:05 mark of the first half (0-12 to start).
•    Will next return to ACC play at N.C. State on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 7:00 p.m., in Raleigh, N.C.  The game will be aired live on ESPN3.