Plumlee Scores 30, No. 4 Duke Tops NC State 98-85
Mason Plumlee scored 30 points and No. 4 Duke held on to beat North Carolina State 98-85 on Thursday night.
Seth Curry added 26 points and Quinn Cook had 21 for the Blue Devils (20-2, 7-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Richard Howell had 15 of his 23 points in the second half for the Wolfpack (16-7, 5-5), who clawed back in it by making 12 of their first 14 shots of the second half. But N.C. State the preseason favorite in the ACC lost its third straight and was denied its first win in Cameron Indoor Stadium since 1995.
Source: Associated Press