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Duke Crushes Purdue, 99-78

Devils roll in the women's ACC-Big Ten Challenge matchup.

Haley Peters returned to the court against Purdue after missing four games with an injured knee.
Haley Peters returned to the court against Purdue after missing four games with an injured knee.
Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports

It may not register in Durham, but Purdue has long been a hotspot for women's basketball. In fact, that's where Duke found Gail Goestenkors, who first put Duke on a level well beyond that of Purdue.

That was reinforced Thursday as Duke let # 16 Purdue hang around for a while before hitting the gas and leaving the Boilermakers out of steam: Duke won 99-78.

Haley Peters returned from her knee injury to score 14, while Chelsea Gray had 16. Here's more from GoDuke.com.