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Blue Devil Blitz
l The Blue Devils held a 41-31 rebounding
Record: 7-1 (0-0 ACC)
advantage in the win over St. John’s and are
now 7-0 this season when outrebounding the
l Duke rebounded from its first loss of the
season last Wednesday to Wisconsin by taking
l With only eight turnovers against St.
down St. John’s, 80-71, from Cameron Indoor
John’s, Duke has now committed fewer than
Stadium on Saturday.
10 turnovers in three games this season. They
l Junior Kyle Singler scored 10 of his 17
also had eight against Radford and nine against
points in the second half against the Red
l Duke fell to Wisconsin on the road, 73-69,
l Junior Nolan Smith scored 16 points
in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
against St. John’s, reaching double figures in
l Singler posted his third game this season
scoring in all six games in which he has played
with 20 or more points and 18th of his career with
this season and in 29 career games.
a career-high 28 points. He has reached double
l Senior Lance Thomas reached double
figures in scoring in 66 career contests.
figures in scoring for the third time this season
l The Blue Devils shot .938 (15-of-16) from
and 16th career game with 11 points. Thomas
the free throw line, marking the second time this
pulled down eight rebounds to give him three
season they have shot over 90 percent from the
games this season with seven or more.
charity stripe. Duke also shot .941 (16-of-17)
l Senior Brian Zoubek scored 11 points
against Radford and is now shooting .799 for
against the Red Storm to give him 10 career
games with 10 or more points. Zoubek had
l Duke suffered its first loss in the Big Ten/
seven rebounds, including three offensive to
ACC Challenge, falling to 10-1 in the Challenge.
give him five games off the bench this season
The road loss was the first in five tries for the
with seven or more boards. He leads the ACC
Blue Devils in the Challenge.
with 33 offensive rebounds this season.
Women’s Basketball Volleyball
Record: 7-1 (0-0 ACC) Record: 27-6 (17-3 ACC)
l The Blue Devils went 2-0 last week, de- l The Duke volleyball season concluded on
feating both Ohio State and USC. The Blue Saturday with a 3-1 loss to Tennessee in the
Devils needed second-half comebacks in both opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
games. l Senior Rachael Moss and junior Becci
l Junior Jasmine Thomas scored 22 of her Burling provided the bulk of Duke’s offense with
career-high 29 points during the second half 12 kills apiece, while setter Kellie Catanach
and the 11th-ranked Blue Devils routed No. 3 dished out 45 assists and four kills.
Ohio State, 83-67, on Thursday night in the l Duke libero Claire Smalzer picked up 23
ACC/Big Ten Challenge. digs, including seven in Duke’s 25-17 third-set
l Thomas was one point shy of tying her ca- victory. Smalzer also put down two service
reer high against USC, scoring 28 points in the aces in that set, giving her a team-leading 40
Blue Devils 78-72 win. at season’s end.
l Junior Krystal Thomas posted 13 re- l Moss recorded her 14th double-double
bounds, tying a career high, and four blocked of the season with 13 digs, giving the 5-10
shots, tying a season high, against Ohio State. outside hitter 69 double-doubles in her four-year
She also scored six points. career.
l Duke improved to 2-1 all-time in the ACC/ l The four seniors (Moss, Christina Falcone,
Big Ten Challenge, winning its second straight Brittany Staffeil and Juliana Traut) finished
game. their careers 106-26, which is the most wins
l Freshman Allison Vernerey scored 10 by a class in school history.
points and recorded a season-high 12 re- l Moss, Burling and Catanach were each
bounds for her first double-double in the win named to the 2009 All-ACC Volleyball Team,
over the Trojans. and freshman Christiana Gray earned a spot
on the ACC All-Freshman Team.
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