Found January 30, 2012 on
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Here are the highlights from the UConn Huskies women's basketball team's 61-45 win over the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, NC on Monday night.
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The Blue Devils expressed more concern than elation after a draining stretch of the schedule.
Unable to fully figure out how to finish games strong is perhaps the biggest sticking point for Duke.
"We have to be able to put teams away," forward Mason Plumlee said. "We aren't going to be a really good team until we start doing that."
A 22-point lead dwindled...
Tiffany Hayes had been on a roll as of late for the UConn Huskies women's basketball team. Stefanie Dolson hadn't been playing so bad lately herself.
But with Hayes missing a part of the game with a head injury and Dolson spending a quality amount of time on the bench in foul trouble, Geno Auriemma needed others to step up to help out.
He got exactly that as his Huskies...
Believe it or not, Duke did actually win a basketball game on Saturday. But in the wake of Duke's 83-76 victory over St. John's no one was happy, least of all Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski. During the post game press conference it was hard to tell that the Blue Devils actually won the game. The same could be said for visiting any Duke fan message board. From the attitudes...
Duke's Mason Plumlee had a career high 17 rebounds and fifteen points against St. John's Saturday.
Duke's Austin Rivers said the second half of their game against St. John's felt like an AAU game.
The USBWA has selected Duke forward Mason Plumlee as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, not pleased with his team's win, considered their game against St. John's a loss.
With a committment from Tony Parker looking less and less likely and the spring signing period drawing closer, Duke is still looking to make some final key additions to a 2012 class that at the moment only has one committment. Amile Jefferson, a talented 6’8 foward from Philidelphia is the latest 2012 player to earn an offer from the Blue Devils. Although Duke is jumping...