No. 2 Duke beats SC-Upstate 123-40

Nov. 14, 2013 @ 08:47 PM

Tricia Liston scored 20 points and Haley Peters had 17 points and a career-high 20 rebounds as No. 2 Duke beat South Carolina-Upstate 123-40 on Thursday night.Elizabeth Williams had 17 points for Duke (2-0), while Alexis Jones and Chelsea Gray added 14 each and Chloe Wells had 10 in its home opener.

Maddie Herr had 10 points to lead Upstate (2-2).

Duke's scoring record was 128 points against Howard on Dec. 6, 2002, and the record for margin of victory was 89 in a 117-28 win over North Carolina Central on Dec. 28, 1009.

Duke shot 56.8 percent from the field while the Spartans' shot 20.7 percent. The Blue Devils finished with a 63-24 rebound advantage.

The Blue Devils led 60-18 at halftime behind 11 points from Williams and 10 from Gray. Duke, which had runs of 17 points and two of 16 in the half, shot 52.5 percent to the Spartans' 21.4 and had 33 rebounds to Upstate's 10.