Duke gets another good challenge in the early part of its women’s basketball season tonight at 7, as Southern California visits Cameron Indoor Stadium.
- Photo courtesy Duke athletics
- Duke forward Karima Christmas
The No. 6 Blue Devils got away from Brigham Young for a 15-point win in their season opener on Saturday night, while USC beat visiting Gonzaga by six on Friday.
Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie will be looking for her 400th career victory tonight. Michael Cooper is in his second year as mentor of the Women of Troy, who have lost all four previous meetings with Duke.
No. 6 Duke vs. Southern California
[Monday, 7 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium]
Records: Duke 1-0; USC 1-0.
Audio: WDNC 620.
Coaches’ records — Duke: Joanne P. McCallie 399-170, 83-22 at Duke; USC: Michael Cooper 20-12 at USC.
Leading scorers — Duke: Karima Christmas 20.0; USC: Briana Gilbreath 21.0.
Leading rebounders — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 11.0; USC: Briana Gilbreath and Christina Marinacci 10.0.
Assist leaders — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 5.0; USC: Jacki Gemelos 4.0.