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Williams scores 16, helps No. 5 Duke women clinch ACC with 75-59 victory over No. 8 Maryland

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    Duke forward Richa Jackson, right, drives past Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The Associated Press

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    Maryland forward Tianna Hawkins (21) shoots past Duke guard Alexis Jones in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The Associated Press

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    Duke forward Haley Peters (33) shoots past Maryland center Malina Howard in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The Associated Press

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    Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas, center, looks for a teammate as she is guarded by Duke guard Alexis Jones (2), center Elizabeth Williams and guard Chloe Wells (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The Associated Press

Elizabeth Williams scored 16 points and No. 5 Duke beat No. 8 Maryland 75-59 on Sunday to clinch the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title.

Alexis Jones, Haley Peters and Tricia Liston each added 15 points for the Blue Devils (26-1, 16-0), who won their 10th straight game and completed a season sweep against the Terrapins (22-5, 13-3).

Duke, improved to 6-1 against ranked opponents.

Tianna Hawkins had 16 points and nine rebounds for Maryland, which had won three consecutive games since a 71-56 loss at Duke on Feb. 11. Alyssa Thomas added 14 points.

The Terrapins, who shot 34.8 percent from 3-point range entering the game, were 3 for 18 from beyond the arc.

Four Blue Devils scored during a 9-0 run midway through the first half, when Maryland went cold from the floor, failing to score in more than 6½ minutes.