Recap - Duke Defeats North Carolina 69-53
|Recap - Duke Defeats North Carolina 69-53|
Duke got 23 points and 13 rebounds from Mason Plumlee en route to a 69-53 victory over North Carolina on Saturday at Dean Smith Center.
Duke was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Seth Curry had 20 points for Duke and Quinn Cook chipped in with 12 points. Quinn Cook had 5 assists for them, while Mason Plumlee was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
North Carolina got 15 points from James Michael McAdoo in a losing cause and another 14 points from P.J. Hairston. Marcus Paige contributed 6 assists for them, while P.J. Hairston had 6 rebounds.
Duke led at halftime, 42-24.
Duke had a 32-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.