No. 4 DUKE vs. No. 3 UCONN WOMEN
Site: Gampel Pavilion
Time: 7 p.m.
TV: ESPN2 (Pam Ward and Rebecca Lobo)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: UConn, 8-3
Last meeting: UConn, 61-45, Jan. 30, 2012, Cameron Indoor Arena
Streaks: UConn W4; Duke W16
1 ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, C, 6-3, So., 15.8 – Has 52 blocks and at least one in every college game she’s played.
32 TRICIA LISTON, G, 6-1, Jr., 12.4 –Shoots 46.4 percent from three (69 attempts)
12 CHELSEA GRAY, G, 5-11, Jr., 14.0 – Only player in the nation to average at least 14.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists this year.
33 HALEY PETERS, F, 6-3, Jr., 12.1 – Shoots 46.4 percent from three, team’s leading rebounder (7.0).
2 ALEXIS JONES, G, 5-8, Fr., 7.8 – Has started all 16 games and has 58 assists
43 ALLISON VERNEREY, C, 6-5, Sr., 4.6 – Has four starts and 24 blocks
14 KA’LIA JOHNSON, G, 5-10, So., 3.5 – Averaging 15.4 minutes off the bench
5 CAROLINE DOTY, G, 5-10, Sr., 3.9 – Attempted only two shots in 24 minutes on Saturday
14 BRIA HARTLEY, G, 5-7, Jr., 8.9 – WBCA All-American was 1 of 4 against Syracuse
31 STEFANIE DOLSON, C, 6-5, Jr., 13.8 – Career-high 25 points vs. Syracuse
34 KELLY FARIS, G, 5-11, Sr., 10.4 – Leads the nation in assist/turnover ratio
13 BRIANNA BANKS, G, 5-9, So., 7.9 – Played just five minutes vs. Syracuse with no points
23 KALEENA MOSQUEDA-LEWIS, F, 6-0, So., 17.1 – Tied career-high with six threes, scored 25 vs. Syracuse
30 BREANNA STEWART, F, 6-4, Fr. – 14.9 – Returned from ankle injury Saturday to score 20 points.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR
Since losing a chance to go to the 2006 Final Four to the Blue Devils in OT in the Elite Eight, the Huskies have won the last five games by an average of 29.2 points. The last time they played in Connecticut, the Huskies won by 36 against the 20-0 Blue Devils at Gampel Pavilion in 2011.
Only one left
The Blue Devils are the only remaining unbeaten team in Division I. They haven’t had a game decided by fewer than 10 points.
The Huskies have won 13 of their last 18 games against teams ranked in the Top 5 by the Associated Press. This season, they have defeated No. 1 Stanford and lost to No. 5 Notre Dame. They have won 20 straight against teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Huskies are first nationally in points scored (84.0), fewest points allowed (47.5), scoring margin (36.5) and field goal defense (30.6). The Blue Devils lead in three-point shooting percentage (43.2).
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