Recap: Elon vs. Duke

The Sports NetworkDecember 31, 2013 

Greensboro, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Andre Dawkins had 15 points, Rodney Hood scored 13 and seventh-ranked Duke completed its non-conference schedule with an 86-48 win over Elon at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Freshman Jabari Parker posted 12 points, 10 rebounds and three steals for the Blue Devils (11-2), who will carry a five-game winning streak into Saturday's ACC opener at Notre Dame. Quinn Cook had a solid all-around game with 11 points, five boards, four assists and three steals.

Lucas Troutman and Ryley Beaumont both supplied 11 points for Phoenix (7-7).

Duke opened the game on a 14-2 run and never looked back. Dawkins nailed one of his five 3-pointers to make it 26-9 and a Marshall Plumlee layup stretched the lead to 35-13 before Elon scored the final five points of the first half.

The Blue Devils opened the second half on an 8-0 surge, with a Tyler Thornton trey pushing the advantage to 43-18.

Elon, clearly overmatched, couldn't keep pace with the superior Blue Devils, who shot 54.8 percent in the second half.

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