Post Game Notes vs Duke

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Jan. 16, 2014

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Faith Randolph scored 11 of Virginia's first 15 points.

Randolph scored 11 points in her first seven minutes on the court.

Randolph went 6-of-12 from the field in the first half. The rest of the team combined to go 3-of-22 (13.6 percent).

Randolph only had two shot attempts in the second half, missing both shots.

Virginia had narrowed a 22-8 gap down to nine points (24-15) with 9:51 left in the first half, but Duke scored six straight to push the lead back out to double digits and outscored the Cavaliers 23-7 through the end of the half.

Virginia did not make a field goal during the final 4:57 of the first half.

Virginia scored on five its first seven possessions in the second half.

Lexie Gerson scored nine points in the first seven minutes of the second half.

Duke only outscored UVa by one, 14-13, in the first six minutes of the second half. Duke ended up with a 43-32 advantage in the period.

Randolph ended the game going 6-of-14 from the field, scoring 13 points with three rebounds and two steals. Gerson also ended the game with 13 points, going 6-of-11 from the field with six rebounds and three assists.

Virginia head coach Joanne Boyle served as an assistant coach at Duke from 1993 to 2002. She was also a four-year letterwinner at Duke, graduating in 1985. She is 0-3 coaching against her alma mater.

Virginia has lost 21-straight games against Duke and has only one victory in the last 27 meetings.

The Cavaliers are 0-2 this season against top-25 teams with all three of those losses coming to teams ranked in the top-3 (76-67 loss to No. 3 Tennessee and Sunday's 79-72 loss to No. 2 Notre Dame).

The Cavaliers host No. 17 Florida State on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. before taking on No. 6 Maryland on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.