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Duke downs Georgia Tech in ACC opener

Atlanta, GA (SportNetwork.com) - Elizabeth Williams netted 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead third-ranked Duke to a 64-47 victory over Georgia Tech at McCamish Pavilion.

Haley Peters scored 11 and had 15 rebounds and Tricia Liston contributed 16 points for the Blue Devils (14-1, 1-0 ACC), who have won four straight. Chelsea Gray added nine points and nine assists for the visitors.

Tyaunna Marshall totaled 18 points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds for Georgia Tech (10-4, 0-1), which had a two-game win streak snapped.

With the game tied 7-7 early on, the Blue Devils used a 19-7 surge to build a 12-point lead with 6:51 left in the first half.

The Blue Devils led 34-20 at the half after shooting 42.9 percent from the field while holding Georgia Tech to 21.6 percent shooting from the floor over the opening 20 minutes.

Duke led by 19 points with 13:45 left to play before Georgia Tech poured in 13 straight points to pull within six with 8:41 left in the game.

However, the Blue Devils closed the contest on a 15-4 surge.

01/05 17:13:17 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR