Posted January 18, 2013 on AP on Fox
Seth Curry scored 24 points to lead No. 3 Duke past Georgia Tech 73-57 on Thursday night. Mason Plumlee added 16 points and 13 rebounds after going just 2 for 12 during an awful first half, and the Blue Devils (16-1, 3-1 ACC) shot 53 percent from the field over the final 20 minutes to bounce back from their only loss. Freshman Chris Bolden's 20 points were the most scored by a Georgia Tech player this season. But the Yellow Jackets (10-6, 0-4) had 21 turnovers in losing their fourth straight, remaining the only team winless in ACC play and falling to 5-32 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Freshman Rasheed Sulaimon broke out of a slump with 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting after coming off the bench for the first time in his Duke career. He was a combined 7 for 32 in his previous four games and missed all 10 of his shots in the 84-76 loss to then-No. 20 North Carolina State that knocked the Ryan Kelly-less Blue Devils from No. 1. A second straight loss looked like a real possibility u...
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