Freshman Laura Kurz scored a season-high 20 points Saturday to lead No. 10 Duke to an easy 86-30 win over Pacific on Saturday.

Monique Currie added 18 points, Jessica Foley had 15, and Mistie Williams scored 12 to help the Blue Devils (7-1) to their fifth straight victory.

Jessica Brantley and Tina Sanerivi led Pacific (2-2) with 10 points each.

Pacific made just one field goal in the final 11:11 as Duke pulled away. Duke limited Pacific to 21.7 percent shooting (10-46) and forced 32 turnovers.

PACIFIC (2-2) — Brantley 4-9 0-0 10, Ruiz 0-10 0-0 0, Sanerivi 3-11 4-9 10, Czerwinski 0-1 1-2 1, Menkens 1-5 0-0 3, Lavender 1-5 0-0 2, Green 0-2 0-0 0, Zimmerman 0-2 0-0 0, Hillman 0-0 0-0 0, Eubanks 0-0 0-0 0, Moran 0-0 0-0 0, Melcher 0-0 2-2 2, Dolezal 0-0 0-0 0, Gibbard 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 10-46 7-14 30.

DUKE (7-1) — Williams 6-7 0-0 12, Currie 7-12 1-2 18, Bales 1-5 2-2 4, Smith 1-8 5-6 8, Foley 5-9 2-2 15, Kurz 8-10 2-2 20, Black 1-6 2-2 4, Whitley 1-6 0-0 3, Howe 1-7 0-0 2. Totals 32-66 12-14 86.

Halftime—Duke, 41-14. 3-point goals—Pacific 3-14 (Brantley 2-5, Menkens 1-3, Zimmerman 0-1, Lavender 0-2, Ruiz 0-3), Duke 10-30 (Foley 3-7, Currie 3-5, Kurz 2-4, Smith 1-5, Whitley 1-3, Howe 0-6). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Pacific 32 (Sanerivi 7), Duke 45 (Currie, Bales 8). Assists—Pacific 7 (Czerwinski 5), Duke 25 (Smith, Foley 7). Total fouls—Pacific 13, Duke 15. A—4,146.

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N.C. State 97, Alabama-Birmingham 62: Tiffany Stansbury scored 18 points to lead four Wolfpack players in double figures as State routed UAB in Raleigh at Reynolds Coliseum.

State (5-1) shot 59 percent and held the Blazers (1-6) to 32-percent shooting.

ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM (1-6) — McFadden 3-11 3-4 9, Guzman 7-20 4-8 21, Billue 3-5 1-4 7, Brittingham 2-9 2-3 7, Larry 0-2 0-0 0, Rogers 5-14 0-0 11, Murray 1-5 5-6 7. Totals 21-66 15-25 62.

N.C. STATE (5-1) — Dickens 4-5 0-1 8, McDowell 5-7 0-0 13, Key 4-6 2-2 10, Bell 3-8 0-2 7, Stansbury 8-11 2-3 18, Whittington 5-7 3-4 13, Brown 0-3 2-2 2, Reaves 2-3 2-2 6, Pope 2-4 4-5 8, McCollins 1-2 0-0 2, Bozeman 2-4 0-0 6, Jasmin 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 38-64 15-21 97.

Halftime—N.C. State, 42-29. 3-point field goals —Alabama-Birmingham 5-19 (Guzman 3-8, Rogers 1-5, Brittingham 1-3, McFadden 0-3), N.C. State 6-14 (McDowell 3-4, Bozeman 2-4, Bell 1-3, McCollins 0-1, Brown 0-1, Key 0-1). Rebounds — Alabama-Birmingham 40 (McFadden 7, Rogers 7), N.C. State 40 (Reaves 7). Assists — Alabama-Birmingham 8 (McFadden 4), N.C. State 23 (McDowell 6). Turnovers—Alabama-Birmingham 20, N.C. State 17. Total fouls—Alabama-Birmingham 17, N.C. State 20. Fouled out—Alabama-Birmingham (Guzman). A—555.

Wake Forest 78, Providence 44: Porsche Jones scored 16 points to lead four Demon Deacons players scored in double figures as Wake (6-0) routed in Friars in Winston-Salem.

Shauna Snyder led Providence (0-6) with 27 points on seven 3-pointers.

PROVIDENCE (0-6) — Snyder 9-20 7-10 27, Howard 0-1 1-4 1, Brown 1-4 0-2 2, Baugh 3-10 0-0 7, Gard 2-5 0-0 5, Shields 0-5 0-1 0, Price 1-2 0-0 2, Serebryanskaya 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 16-48 8-17 44.

WAKE FOREST (6-0) — Evans 1-3 3-6 5, Ferrell 4-7 2-2 11, Jones 4-9 4-4 16, Strunk 4-12 3-5 13, Bond-Young 5-10 0-0 14, Good 0-0 0-0 0, Tate 0-1 0-0 0, Bennett 1-3 2-4 4, Johnson 5-7 1-2 12, Bell 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 25-54 15-23 78.

Halftime — Wake Forest 46-31. 3-point field goals — Providence 4-10 (Snyder 2-6, Baugh 1-1, Gard 1-2, Price 0-1); Wake Forest 13-29 (Bond-Young 4-8, Jones 4-9, Strunk 2-5, Ferrell 1-2, Johnson 1-2, Bell 1-2, Tate 0-1). Rebounds — Providence 33 (Snyder 7); Wake Forest 35 (Ferrell 7). Assists — Providence 10 (Gard 6) Wake Forest 21 (Jones 8). Turnovers — Providence 24, Wake Forest 13. Total fouls — Providence 21, Wake Forest 15. A — 1,018.

No. 22 Maryland 74, Xavier 72: Crystal Langhorne scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Terrapins over the Musketeers in Cincinnati.

Maryland (5-1) led by as many as 12 points in the second half, but the Musketeers (1-3) closed to within one point twice in the final eight minutes.

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Arizona 98, UNCG 48: Dee-Dee Wheeler scored 19 points to lead five Wildcats (5-1) players in double figures as Arizona routed the Spartans (1-3).

Kemena Brooks and Meghan Chamberlain lead UNCG with 10 points each.

UNCG (1-3) — Brooks 3-13 4-6 10, Chamberlain 4-10 2-2 10, Boone 2-7 3-3 7, Dixon 1-2 3-7 5, Jackson 2-4 0-0 4, Byrd 1-6 2-2 4, Britt 1-3 2-4 4, Current 0-1 2-4 2, Latham 0-3 2-2 2, Eaton 0-0 0-0 0, Blair 0-0 0-1 0. Totals 14-49 20-31 48.

Arizona (5-1) — Wheeler 8-14 1-1 19, Whisonant 7-15 2-4 16, Jones 6-11 3-3 15, Polk 6-8 1-2 13, Lindner 4-5 0-1 11, Smith 3-5 0-0 6, Arnold 3-10 0-0 6, Hobson 2-6 0-0 4, Oh 3-5 0-0 4, Chappell 0-0 2-2 2, Pace 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 42-80 9-13 98.

Halftime—Arizona, 53-24. 3-point field goals—UNCG 0-12 (Brooks 0-4, Byrd 0-4, Boone 0-2, Britt 0-1, Jackson 0-1), Arizona 5-18 (Lindner 3-4, Wheeler 2-3, Arnold 0-6, Jones 0-3, Whisonant 0-2). Rebounds—UNCG 34 (Latham 6), Arizona 46 (Polk 10). Assists—UNCG 5 (Boone 4), Arizona 20 (Wheeler 6). Total fouls—UNCG 14, Arizona 21. A—186.

coppin state 67, N.C. A&T 63: Leisel Harry scored a game-high 30 points and had 13 rebounds as Coppin State got past the Aggies in Baltimore, Md.

Shareka Glover led A&T with 15 points, nine rebounds and three assists — all team highs.

N.C. A&T (0-1, 1-5) — Porter 1-5 0-0 3, Glover 7-14 0-0 15, Sherman 3-9 0-0 9, Gibson 3-8 5-7 11, Burroughs 1-2 0-0 2, Nairn 0-0 0-0 0, Newsome 1-2 0-0 2, Tillman 6-10 0-1 14, Richardson 2-7 3-4 7. Totals 24-57 8-12 63.

Coppin State (2-0, 4-1) — Harry 11-21 8-12 30, Plain 2-5 1-4 6, Sutton 1-7 1-4 3, Strickland 1-8 0-1 2, Tucker 5-14 3-4 13, Suber 2-5 4-4 8, R. Williams 2-2 0-0 5, D. Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Jefferson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-63 17-29 63.

Halftime—Coppin State, 35-27. 3-point goals—N.C. A&T 7-16 (Sherman 3-6, Tillman 2-5, Porter 1-3, Glover 1-2), Coppin State 2-5 (Plain 1-1, R. Williams 1-1, Suber 0-2, Tucker 0-1). Rebounds—N.C. A&T 34 (Glover 9), Coppin State 48 (Sutton 16), Assists—N.C. A&T 9 (Porter, Glover 3), Coppin State 13 (Plain, Sutton, Strickland 3). Total fouls—N.C. A&T 20, Coppin State 15. A—453.

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No. 7 Texas 73, New Mexico 56: Senior guard Jamie Carey scored a career-high 28 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead the Longhorns (4-2) past the Lobos (4-1) in Albuquerque.

No. 9 Baylor 73, Jackson State 56: Steffanie Blackmon had 17 points and nine rebounds to lead the Bears (5-1) past Jackson State (1-2) in the opener of the Lady Pirate Invitational in Greenville.

No. 11 Ohio State 75, Dayton 42: Caity Matter scored 19 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks and Jessica Davenport had 16 in the Buckeyes (7-1) win over the Flyers (3-3) in Dayton, Ohio.

No. 13 Vanderbilt 93, Miami (Ohio) 50: Ashley Earley and Carla Thomas combined for 46 points to lead the Commodores (6-0) over the Hurricanes (4-2) in Oxford, Ohio.

No. 15 Michigan State 77, Cincinnati 61: Lindsay Bowen scored 28 points as the Spartans (6-1) outscored the Bearcats (3-3) by 17 points in the second half in Cincinnati.

Liberty 77, No. 19 Kansas State 56: Liberty took advantage of the Wildcats (4-2) without Kendra Wecker, snapping the their 35-game regular-season home winning streak in Manhattan, Kan.

It marked Kansas State’s worst home loss since Feb. 18, 1998. Wecker, a preseason All-American and the Wildcats’ leading scorer, injured her left ankle against New Hampshire on Friday night.

Kristal Tharp led Liberty (3-2) with 26 points in the championship game of the Wildcat Classic.

No. 20 Boston College 90, Northeastern 63: Jessalyn Deveny scored six of her season-high 22 points in a key 12-1 run to lead the Eagles (5-1) over the Huskies (2-4) in Boston.

Illinois 71, No. 21 Louisiana Tech 65 (OT): Angelina Williams scored 24 points, including a 3-pointer that forced overtime, as the Illini (4-1) snapped the Lady Techster’s 30-game home winning streak in Ruston, La.

Tech (3-2) had not lost a home game since a 69-54 setback against New Orleans on Jan. 30, 1992.

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