The Huskies have now won 14 of their last 19 games against teams ranked in the Top 5 by the The Associated Press. That includes this season’s win over No. 1 Stanford and loss to No. 5 Notre Dame. …Kelly Faris is still ranked first in assist/turnover ratio. She now has 79 assists and 27 turnovers … Duke is the nation’s top three-point shooting team, in terms of percentage (43.2) was 5 of 10 on Monday. But the Huskies are averaging nine per game, which not only leads the nation, but is on course to break the program record (7.2) set during the 2008-09 season. They were 9 of 21 on Monday with Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis leading the way by shooting 4 of 8.
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Faris scored 18 points Monday to move within 95 of 1,000. She now has 252 steals, tied with UConn assistant Shea Ralph for seventh in program history … Mosqueda-Lewis , who scored 21 against the Blue Devils, is 137 shy of the 1,000-point milestone. Mosqueda-Lewis is now (48 of 97) from three. … The Huskies have trailed for just 19 minutes, 26 seconds of the first 660 minutes this season.
Duke sophomore Elizabeth Williams came into the game with at least one block in every game she’s played in college (49) and has totally recovered from a stress fracture in her right leg. She leads Duke in points (15.8), rebounds (5.9) and blocked shots (3.3) per game. She had two more blocks, but scored just 11 points in 33 minutes with six rebounds. … Guard Chelsea Gray was 1 of 6 for two points in 31 minutes.
The Blue Devils came into the game averaging 79.0 points, the most the school has scored since the 2005-06 season. … Connecticut Sun GM Chris Sienko was the game in a scouting capacity.