No. 8 Duke wins by school-record 89 points in rout of NC CentralBy AP
Monday, December 28, 2009
No. 8 Duke routs NC Central 117-28
DURHAM, N.C. — Joy Cheek scored 16 points to help No. 8 Duke defeat North Carolina Central 117-28 on Monday night in the biggest rout in school history.
Karima Christmas added 15 points for the Blue Devils (10-2), whose 89-point margin of victory was the sixth biggest in women’s Divsion I basketball over the past 10 years according to STATS.
Alexis Rogers had 13 points for Duke, which scored the first 22 points of the game and closed the first half with another 22-0 run. Jasmine Thomas, Krystal Thomas and Kathleen Scheer added 12 points to help the Blue Devils beat their city rival.
The Blue Devils led 65-9 at halftime, tying a school record for points in one half.
Danielle DeBerry and J’Mia Pollock scored six points apiece to lead the Eagles (1-10), who had more turnovers (45) than field-goal attempts (41).