No. 19 Notre Dame women beat Duke 70-62 behind 23 points from Hidalgo

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Hannah Hidalgo scored 23 points, Maddy Westbeld had 14 points and nine rebounds and No. 19 Notre Dame beat Duke 70-62 on Monday night.

Hidalgo, who had a 10-game streak with at least 20 points come to an end in a loss to No. 6 North Carolina State on Thursday, was 7 of 16 from the field with three 3-pointers. She also had six rebounds, four assists and four steals.

Notre Dame pulled away in the third quarter, going on a 14-0 run to build a 48-37 lead as Duke didn’t make a field goal over the last six minutes. The Blue Devils got as close as seven points in the fourth.

Sonia Citron added 12 points and KK Bransford had eight for Notre Dame (19-6, 9-5 ACC), which improved to 5-3 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Notre Dame finished with 23 points off of 21 turnovers.

Reigan Richardson led Duke (16-9, 8-6) with 23 points. Taina Mair added 12 points and Jadyn Donovan had 10 points and eight rebounds. The Blue Devils entered surrendering an ACC-low 57.8 points per game.

Richardson scored 12 points in the first half to help Duke build a 30-27 lead. Hidalgo kept Notre Dame close by scoring 11 points.

The Fighting Irish return home to play Clemson on Thursday. Duke plays at No. 17 Syracuse on Thursday in the third of four straight games against teams currently ranked in the top 25.

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