Plumlees Help No. 10 Duke Top Terps, 73-55

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Miles Plumlee had 13 points and a career-high 22 rebounds, and No. 10 Duke pulled away to beat Maryland 73-55 on Saturday.

Seth Curry scored 19 points and Mason Plumlee added 16 points and 10 rebounds while big brother Miles became the first Duke player with 20 rebounds since Elton Brand in 1998.

The Blue Devils (21-4, 8-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) followed up their last-second victory over rival North Carolina with their fifth straight victory in the series. They built a 48-33 rebounding advantage but struggled to separate themselves on the scoreboard until they closed the game with a 13-2 run.

Nick Faust scored 15 points but Terrell Stoglin, the ACC's leading scorer, finished with 13 -- nine below his average -- on 4-of-16 shooting for the Terps (14-10, 4-6).

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  • by Toby on Feb 13, 2012 at 08:53 AM
    Good luck to you Devil lovers in March, you will need more than that punk Rivers to make anything happen in the Dance.
  • by marie on Feb 13, 2012 at 03:19 AM
    not as bad as a 33 point loss/ now that's a bad loss.
  • by Teak on Feb 12, 2012 at 05:06 PM
    I doubt they drop past 7 Pard, they beat UVA yesterday. Baylor lost twice this week and Ohio St went down yesterday (No surprise there:))Your Dookies lost two at home in 7 days and what did they drop 3-4spots. Miami was a bad loss Dude
  • by A Dukey Location: Washingtion,NC on Feb 12, 2012 at 06:48 AM
    As usual WITN chose not to mention Duke's win over UNC but only talk about ECU's loss to WVA. I wounder how far the Tarheels will drop in the poles,I bet not to 10 place.
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      by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 06:57 AM in reply to A Dukey
      Its right in the article, read much?

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