Women's College Basketball

 
                 === Duke dominates Virginia in second half ===
 
 Charlottesville, VA (Sports Network) - Elizabeth Williams netted 18 points and
 pulled  down  eight rebounds  as fifth-ranked Duke  topped Virginia, 62-41, to
 beat the Cavaliers for a 20th straight time.
 
 Haley  Peters added 16  points for the Blue Devils, who trailed by nine points
 late in the first half, but then surged over the final 26 minutes. Duke, which
 led  by two at the break, limited Virginia to 6-of-31 from the field. The Blue
 Devils made 14-of-25 shots over the same span.
 
 Chelsea  Gray scored 14 points for Duke (21-1, 11-0 ACC), which owns a 28-game
 winning streak in road games versus unranked opponents. Duke's overall winning
 streak stands at five since the Jan. 21 defeat at Connecticut.
 
 Ataira Franklin had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Cavaliers (14-8, 6-5),
 who  also received eight points and 11 boards from Telia McCall. Virginia lost
 back-to-back games for the second time this season.
 
 Virginia's  last  victory over Duke was  a 61-49 victory in Charlottesville on
 Jan. 30, 2000.
 
 Franklin's layup expanded Virginia's lead to 22-13 with 6:12 left in the first
 half, but the Blue Devils then ran off 21 of the next 26 points. Franklin's 3-
 pointer closed the gap to 34-30, but Duke went on an ensuing 9-2 spurt to take
 control.
 
 
 
 02/08 22:01:23 ET

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