Lindsey Harding and reserve Laura Kurz both scored 19 points to lead top-ranked Duke to a 110-56 triumph over Arkansas State in the semifinals of the Duke Women's Classic yesterday in Durham, N.C.
Mistie Williams and Carrem Gay each added 14 points for Duke (4-0).
"I feel good about where we are right now and about who plays well together," Duke Coach Gail Goestenkors said. "We're still in the process of learning who we are, but we have a much better feel for it now than when we started."
The Blue Devils will face Auburn in today's title game. Auburn beat George Mason, 71-36, in the other semifinal.
Alison Bales had 11 rebounds as Duke outrebounded Arkansas State 51-19. Adrianne Davie scored 13 points to lead Arkansas State (2-1).
* LSU 74, TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI 45: In Coconut Grove, Fla., Seimone Augustus had 19 points and Sylvia Fowles added 12 as the third-ranked Lady Tigers won the Miami Thanksgiving Classic.
Augustus, who reached double figures for the 66th consecutive game, moved within eight points of 2,000 for her collegiate career.
LSU (4-0) used a 15-0 run to take a 23-5 lead midway through the first half, and eventually built a 44-18 halftime lead.
* OHIO STATE 94, NICHOLLS STATE 35: Jessica Davenport scored 18 points and Star Allen added 17 to pace the No. 4 Buckeyes in the first round of the Buckeye Classic in Columbus, Ohio.
Ohio State (2-0) led 43-7 at the break, limiting the Colonels (0-3) to 2-for-23 shooting in the opening half. Candace Dark added 12 points, Debbie Merrill scored 11 and Davenport had 10 rebounds for the Buckeyes.
* BAYLOR 75, CALIFORNIA 58: Sophia Young had 12 points and 15 rebounds and the fifth-ranked Lady Bears (5-0) extended the nation's longest winning streak to 25 games with a win at the Caribbean Classic in Cancun, Mexico.
Angela Tisdale added 16 points for the defending national champion, which haven't lost since being defeated by Texas on the road on Jan. 22. California fell to 4-2.
* NORTH CAROLINA 77, TCU 54: Ivory Latta scored 18 points to lead the No. 7 Tar Heels in the Caribbean Classic. North Carolina (4-0) used a 17-0 run to take a 20-5 lead and the Tar Heels shot 60 percent from the field in the first half and 53.7 percent overall.
* ARIZONA STATE 70, MISSISSIPPI STATE 48: Jill Noel was 4 for 5 from three-point range and scored 15 points to lead the No. 16 Sun Devils in the Caribbean Classic. Arizona State (4-1) went 10 of 15 from behind the arc.
* MICHIGAN STATE 60, GONZAGA 45: Victoria Lucas-Perry had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead the ninth-ranked Spartans in the Paradise Jam tournament in Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Liz Shimek added 13 points for Michigan State (3-2). Stephanie Hawk led the Bulldogs with 18 points and eight rebounds.
* DEPAUL 84, TEXAS A&M 71: In Honolulu, Khara Smith had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead the No. 17 Blue Demons (4-0) in the semifinals of the Rainbow Wahine Classic.
* VANDERBILT 72, COLGATE 33: In Nashville, Carla Thomas scored 24 points as the No. 20 Commodores won their 15th straight Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament.
Vanderbilt (5-1) led by 26 points at halftime and Thomas was tournament MVP. Colgate (1-3) made just 14 of 67 shots (21 percent).
* PURDUE 56, SOUTH CAROLINA 48: Katie Gearlds had 18 points and Cherelle George added nine points and 10 steals for the No. 19 Boilermakers (2-1) at the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas.
Iva Sliskovic led the Lady Gamecocks (2-2) with 11 points.
* RUTGERS 66, N.C. STATE 56: Cappie Pondexter had 24 points to lead the No. 6 Scarlet Knights to a share of the Junkanoo Jam championship.
Pondexter helped Rutgers (2-0) build a 13-point lead in the second half. Then, after the Wolfpack (2-2) rallied within 51-49, Pondexter and Essence Carson combined for seven straight points.
* GEORGIA 89, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 58: In Los Angeles, Tasha Humphrey had 29 points and 11 rebounds to help the No. 11 Lady Bulldogs (3-2) win the consolation game of the Loyola Marymount Thanksgiving Classic.
* UTAH 66, ARIZONA 63: Kim Smith had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Julie Larsen scored 12 points on four three-points for the visiting No. 23 Lady Utes (2-1). Natalie Jones led the Wildcats with 17 points.
* OKLAHOMA 53, SAN FRANCISCO 51: In San Francisco, Leah Rush scored 17 points and Kendra Moore made a key steal as the No. 22 Sooners (5-1) held off the Dons (1-3) to win the Odwalla Classic.