Duke Downs Temple 90-67 - Match Report
The battle between Duke and Temple didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Temple was handed a 90-67 defeat on Saturday at Izod Center.
Duke won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites.
Duke got 23 points from Seth Curry and another 16 points from Mason Plumlee. Rasheed Sulaimon contributed 7 assists, while Mason Plumlee cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Temple got 13 points from Quenton DeCosey in a losing cause and another 8 points from Jake O'Brien. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson contributed 4 assists for them, while Anthony Lee had 9 rebounds.
Duke hit the break leading 46-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Temple as they grabbed 39 boards, while Duke only had 38.