Lexie Brown's father is best known for his creative dunks. The daughter of Dee Brown is drawing attention for making a more mundane shot with uncommon consistency.
The versatile Duke guard who transferred after two standout seasons at Maryland has made an Atlantic Coast Conference-record 53 consecutive free throws. Her poise is one reason why, after a one-year blip, the 12th-ranked Blue Devils are back among the top teams in women's basketball.
Not surprisingly, coach Joanne P. McCallie wants the ball in her hands when her team has late leads.
“Her confidence, the thoroughness of her game — she can shoot the 3-ball, but she has a midrange game and she can go to the...