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No. 22 Duke women beat Boston College 71-51

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 17, 2016 at 2:20 p.m.



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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Rebecca Greenwell made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Azura Stevens had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 22 Duke beat Boston College 71-51 on Sunday.

It was Greenwell's fifth 20-plus game this season and her fourth with five or more 3-pointers. Stevens recorded her 11th double-double of the season.

Boston College was held to 5-of-20 shooting (25 percent) in the first half and trailed 30-18. The Eagles turned it over 15 times in the half, 10 from Duke steals.

BC rallied in the third quarter by opening with a 16-5 run to pull to 35-34, but Duke answered with an 8-2 run for a seven-point lead.

Greenwell scored eight points during Duke's 14-2 run to open the fourth quarter.

Oderah Chidom had a career-high four blocks for Duke (13-6, 2-3 ACC).

Kelly Hughes hit six 3-pointers and scored 23 points for Boston College (12-5, 0-4), which had 25 turnovers.

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