Duke was picked to win the ACC preseason women's basketball poll by both media and coaches. The Blue Devils, who return all five starters, were 33-3 last season and have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight the last four years.
It might seem counterintuitive to focus on one player on a night when UConn achieved the ultimate team milestone, but Maya Moore made the streak possible, separating herself in UConn and women's basketball lore.
Basketball brought them together as friends, then some painful adversities made them sisters. Now Duke's Krystal Thomas and Florida State's Alexa Deluzio are playing for the first- and second-place teams in the ACC.