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Seth Curry scored 23 points, big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly had double-doubles and No. 2 Duke beat Temple 90-67 in a matchup of unbeatens on Saturday at the Izod Center.
Curry was 5-for-9 from 3-point range, leading Duke's 12-for-20 effort from behind the arc.
Plumlee finished with 16 points - the first time he was below 19 this season - and 14 rebounds. Kelly had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Duke (9-0), while Quinn Cook added 14 points and made three 3s.
The Blue Devils have three wins this season over teams ranked in the top four: No. 3 Kentucky, No. 2 Louisville and No. 4 Ohio State.
Quenton DeCosey had 13 points for the Owls (6-1), who were looking for their best start since going 14-0 in 1987-88, a season that ended with a regional weekend loss to Duke in the Izod Center.
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Seth Curry scored 23 points, showing no signs of the injury that sidelined him last weekend and Mason Plumlee added 16 points and 14 rebounds recording yet another double double as the duo helped lead Duke to a 90-63 victory over previously undefeated Temple.
Duke improved to 9-0 after beating Temple on Saturday.
Ryan Kelly added 14 points and 10 boards aiding in the...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Seth Curry scored 23 points, big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly had double-doubles and No. 2 Duke beat Temple 90-67 in a matchup of unbeatens on Saturday at the Izod Center.
Curry was 5 for 9 from 3-point range, leading Duke's 12-for-20 effort from behind the arc.
Plumlee finished with 16 points -- the first time he was below 19 this season ...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – There would be no repeat of Temple’s upset of Duke at the Wells Fargo Center last year.
Seth Curry took care of that. The Duke senior guard led four Blue Devils in double figures with 23 points and Duke led by double digits for most of the game on the way to a 90-67 victory at the Izod Center. Duke improved to 9-0, while Temple fell to 6-1.
Temple coach Fran Dunphy gave away something about how he likes to watch tape, especially after losses.
''I'm a bit of a knucklehead when it comes to watching film after a loss,'' he said Saturday after the Owls lost 90-67 to No. 2 Duke at the Izod Center.
''We'll watch every single play because we can learn something from every single play,'...
At the beginning of the 2012-13 college basketball season, the Duke Blue Devils were sitting just inside the top-10 in all polls. While prognosticators had confidence Duke would be a good team, their votes came with a number of question marks surrounding this year’s roster. Most of those questions pointed to senior power forward/center Mason Plumlee, who has been relied upon as...