Durham, NC (Sports Network) - Mason Plumlee totaled a game-high 30 points to go with nine rebounds as No. 4 Duke used a strong first half to subdue North Carolina State, 98-85, at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Seth Curry had 26 points and Quinn Cook added 21 with five assists for the Blue Devils (20-2, 7-2 ACC), who have won three straight and avenged an 84-76 defeat in Raleigh on Jan. 12 which knocked the program from the top ranking in the country.
Richard Howell posted 23 points and nine boards for the Wolfpack (16-7, 5-5), who have lost three in a row and five of seven. C.J. Leslie poured in 16 points and Scott Wood contributed 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting beyond the arc in a losing effort.
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