Women's Baskeballl ACCtion: Tuesday, January 4

Jan. 4, 2011

No. 3 Duke Outlasts No. 11 Kentucky, 54-48

DURHAM, N.C. – Jasmine Thomas scored 24 points and No. 3 Duke used a late surge to stay unbeaten and defeat No. 11 Kentucky 54-48 on Tuesday night.

Freshman Chelsea Gray added 11 points and hit the go-ahead layup off a defender’s fingers with 39.9 seconds left. Thomas was 8 of 24 from the field but hit four free throws in the final 14.7 seconds to seal the win for the Blue Devils (14-0).

They used a 52-36 rebounding advantage to overcome both 17 turnovers and 26.5 percent shooting to remain among the four undefeated teams in Division I.