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No. 3 Duke takes care of Syracuse

Syracuse, NY (SportNetwork.com) - Tricia Liston had 20 points and eight rebounds in the third-ranked Duke Blue Devils' 86-53 victory over the Syracuse Orange.

Elizabeth Williams added 14 points and 11 boards for the Blue Devils (15-1, 2-0 ACC), who have won five in a row. Alexis Jones and Richa Jackson tallied 13 and 11 points, respectively.

Brianna Butler ended with 14 points for the Orange (11-4, 0-2), who played their first home game in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Holding a 38-34 lead, Duke scored the final five points of the first half. Liston's 3-pointer and Jones' layup made it a 43-34 game at the break.

The Blue Devils started the second half on an 18-9 run. A basket by Jones with 11:54 to play made it 61-43.

Duke shot 55.9 percent from the field, while holding Syracuse to 27.9 percent shooting.

01/09 22:06:24 ET

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