Top 25 basketball • Duke's Plumlee was held below 19 points for the first time this season.
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East Rutherford, N.J. • Seth Curry scored 23 points, big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly had double-doubles and No. 2 Duke beat Temple 90-67 in a matchup of unbeatens Saturday at the Izod Center.
Curry was 5 of 9 from 3-point range to lead Duke's 12-of-20 effort from behind the arc.
Plumlee finished with 16 points the first time he was below 19 this season and 14 rebounds. Kelly had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Duke (9-0) while Quinn Cook added 14 points and made three 3s.
The Blue Devils have three wins this season over teams ranked in the top four: No. 3 Kentucky, No. 2 Louisville, No. 4 Ohio State.
Quenton DeCosey had 13 points for the Owls (6-1), who were looking for their best start since going 14-0 in 1987-88, a season that ended with a regional weekend loss to Duke in the Izod Center.