ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Ticker) -- Alana Beard scored 15 points and Georgia Schweitzer added 14, leading No. 4 Duke to an 80-52 rout of UCLA in the first round of the Women's Sports Foundation Classic.
Missy West added 12 points and Michele Matyasovsky scored 10 for the Blue Devils (1-0), who are coming off a 27-6 season in which they won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. They lost to Louisiana State in the semifinals of the East regionals of the NCAA Tournament.
Michelle Greco scored 22 points for UCLA (0-1), but no other Bruin reached double figures.
The Blue Devils held the Bruins to 26 percent (16-of-61) shooting and outrebounded them 54-29. Duke shot 53 percent (32-of-60), overcoming 30 turnovers.
The Bruins have only one player returning from last year's starting five, sophomore guard Nicole Kaczmarski, who is taking the fall semester off for personal reasons.
In the final on Saturday, Duke will take on the winner of the nightcap between Louisiana State and host New Mexico.