Jan. 21, 2013
Halftime Score: UConn 32, Duke 30
Final Score: UConn 79, Duke 49
- Connecticut improved to 9-3 all-time against the Blue Devils, with tonight’s victory marking the sixth-straight against Duke. Duke now falls to 35-22 all-time against BIG EAST opponents.
- The Huskies have won 22 games in a row against ACC teams, dating back to an 82-7 loss at No. 2 UNC on 1/15/07.
- UConn’s record in January improved to 239-85, while the Blue Devils have posted a 27-4 record over the past four years in January. All four Duke losses came at the hands of Connecticut.
- Prior to tonight’s contest, Duke was the only undefeated team remaining in NCAA DI.
- While playing at home this season, the Huskies hold a record of 8-1.
- Connecticut now holds an all-time record of 190-59 (.763) versus Top-25 AP ranked teams.
- Since 2001-02, UConn is 135-23 in nationally televised contests.
- Before tonight’s matchup, Duke averaged 15.6 turnovers per game, while the Huskies averaged 14.2. On the night, Duke and UConn each turned the ball over 15 times.
- Duke recorded 10 points off turnovers in the first half, while the Huskies were only able to record three points in this regard. However the Huskies finished with 20 points off TO on the night, compared to Duke’s 10.
- Alexis Jones of Duke led all players in scoring the first half, recording 12 points, 10 of which came in the first five minutes of regulation.
- UConn’s shooting percentage of 50% marks the first time a Duke opponent has recorded over 50% shooting since playing Stanford on March 26, 2012.
- Duke’s Chelsea Gray recorded two steals on the game moving her into ninth all-time in Duke history.
- Duke shot 36% on the day, marking the lowest shooting percentage for the team this season.
- Duke allowed the most points against them this season with UConn’s 79; also, Duke’s 49 points was the lowest number of points they have scored this year.
- UConn’s Bria Hartley posted a career-high in assists on the game with nine. Prior to tonight she had posted eight rebounds three times.
- Kelly Faris’ 18 points on the night sets a season-high, falling two short of her career-high of 20. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis of UConn led all players in scoring with 21 points. Duke’s Alexis Jones led Blue Devil players with 14 on the night.
- Faris also recorded her third career double-double on the night, her second of the 2012-13 season.
- UConn’s bench outscored Duke’s by a 14-point margin, 23-9.
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