DURHAM, N.C. -- Freshman DJ Steward scored 21 points with seven assists, classmate Mark Williams set season highs with 18 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double, and Duke eased past Syracuse 85-71 on Monday night for a season best four-game winning streak.
Duke made eight of its first 12 3-pointers and had an assist on its first 16 field goals.
The Blue Devils shot 61.3% in the first half, including 10 of 18 from distance, and scored a season-high 52 points with Steward, Jeremy Roach and Matthew Hurt each reaching double figures. Buddy Boeheim led Syracuse with 21 points.
Duke uses big 1st half to beat Syracuse for 4th straight win
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