Although their basketball careers at Duke are over, Andre Dawkins and Tricia Liston got to take the court one final time last night in Duke blue, competing in the 3-Point Championships at the Final Four in Dallas.
Dawkins struggled from the field in his round of the competition, finishing with 14 points to place him sixth out of eight competitors. He was four points behind Brady Heslip of Baylor for the last spot in the semifinal round. Heslip would go on to win the men's competition.
Liston had more success than her Duke classmate. The senior guard advanced all the way to the final round by knocking home 22 points in the semifinals to set up a meeting with Louisville's Shoni Schimmel. Liston went cold however in the final round, scoring just 16 points to Schimmel's 22. Schimmel eventually defeated Heslip when the two went head-to-head, giving her the overall title.
Both Dawkins and Liston were noted 3-point marksmen during their time in Durham. Dawkins finished his career shooting 41.0 percent from beyond the arc—good for fifth all-time at Duke. His 231 triples leave him eighth all time in that category. Liston makes Dawkins' numbers look mediocre. She knocked home 45.9 percent of her 3-pointers while at Duke. Her 252 total treys cemented her place as Duke's all-time 3-point leader and was good for seventh all-time in the ACC. Liston also set a single-season record for threes made this season.
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