Duke is expecting a stress test from Nebraska’s offense
Sophomore Elizabeth Williams, Duke’s All-ACC center, is a good defender and dependable low-post scorer. The Blue Devils’ defense is coping with the loss of injured point guard Chelsea Gray.
Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Her team firmly on the ropes in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Duke women’s basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie told her players about the fun they were about to have coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit.
The second-seeded Blue Devils then turned a 34-21 hole into a 68-59 win over No. 7 seed Oklahoma State to advance to the Sweet 16. But how they did it — with defense — might have been most pleasing to coach and players.
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