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No. 23 Duke 65, Maryland 48

December 23, 1997

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) _ Peppi Browne had 17 points and seven rebounds and No. 23 Duke survived 26 turnovers to beat Maryland 65-48 Monday night.

Payton Black added 10 points and Michele VanGorp had a game-high nine rebounds for Duke (7-3, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Kalisa Davis scored 13 and Stephanie Cross added 12 for Maryland (7-3, 1-1).

The Blue Devils made 19-of-24 free throws (79 percent) while Terrapins hit only 4-of-15 (27 percent). Duke also posted a 42-24 rebounding edge.

The Blue Devils made only 9-of-26 shots in the first half but still managed a 30-14 halftime lead.

The teams combined for 48 turnovers and were a combined 2-for-18 from 3-point range.

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