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No. 11 Duke 107, Virginia 73

December 7, 2001

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Alana Beard scored 23 points to help No. 11 Duke defeat Virginia 107-73 Thursday night.

Duke (6-2) scored the first basket and never looked back. The Blue Devils went on a 19-0 run and pushed their lead to 56-27 by halftime.

Virginia (5-3) gave up its most points ever in a home game.

``We hadn’t practiced well the last two days,″ Virginia coach Debbie Ryan said. ``We’re not a well-oiled machine offensively.″

Krista Gingrich added 17 points for Duke, Iciss Tillis and Sheana Mosch has 15 each, and Monique Currie had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Telisha Quarles led the Cavaliers with 21 points. Anna Crosswhite added 10 points.

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