Women's Basketball Loses To No. 5 Duke

Nov. 10, 2000

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Alana Beard scored 15 points and No. 5 Duke used a21-2 first-half run to breeze to an 80-52 victory over UCLA in the Women'sSports Foundation tournament on Friday night.

Georgia Schweitzer added 14 points, and Missy West 12 for the Blue Devils inthe season-opener for both teams. Michelle Greco led the Bruins with 22 points,including 15 in the first half.

UCLA hit four of its first six shots and trailed just 13-12 after Greco madea 3-pointer. But Schweitzer scored seven points to lead the Blue Devils' runthat put them up 34-14.

Beard scored nine straight points in the first 3 1/2 minutes of the second halfas Duke put the game away. UCLA missed its first 10 shots in the second half,several of them layups.

No. 7 LSU played New Mexico in the second game.

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