Mason Plumlee scored a career-high 32 points and No. 5 Duke held off Wake Forest 75-70 on Wednesday night.
Seth Curry added 21 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer in the final minutes for the Blue Devils (18-2, 5-2 ACC).
They shot nearly 52 percent despite going just 2-for-14 from 3-point range, and got a huge night from their senior big man to earn their first road victory of the season.
Freshman Devin Thomas had 15 points for the Demon Deacons (10-10, 3-5), who were denied their second upset of a nationally ranked state rival in eight nights.
C.J. Harris and Travis McKie added 14 points each for Wake Forest, which led 66-65 on Tyler Cavanaugh's three-point play with 4:02 left.
Plumlee finished 12 of 15 from the field and 8 of 10 at the free throw line. His free throw with 3:48 left tied it at 66.
Curry then put the Blue Devils ahead to stay with his 3-pointer, just the Blue Devils' second of the night, on their next possession.
After Madison Jones pulled the Demon Dea...