No. 22 Duke 77, Georgia Tech 68
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) _ Duke’s Tyish Hall recorded her third double-double of the season with 15 points and 13 rebounds, leading the 22nd-ranked Blue Devils over Georgia Tech 77-68 Saturday.
Alison Day scored 11 of her team-high 17 points in the first half as Duke (19-5, 10-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) took a 44-25 halftime lead.
The Blue Devils hit 11-of-11 free throws, including six in the final 47 seconds.
Jennifer Scanlon added 12 points, Kira Orr 11 and Carey Kauffman 10 for the Blue Devils.
Georgia Tech (12-14, 4-10 ACC) got a game-high 25 points from Kisha Ford and 17 from Christy Finney, who hit 5-of-7 3-pointers.
The Blue Devils hit 5-of-7 3-pointers in the first half and staged a 27-6 run in the final 10:32 before halftime.
Georgia Tech scored the final five points of the first half, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer by Finney. The Yellow Jackets scored the first six points of the second half, helped by four Duke turnovers in six possessions.
Georgia Tech trailed 69-64 after Joannah Kauffman hit two free throws with 1:28 to play. The Blue Devils scored on every possession after that.