Seth Curry scores 31, No. 1 Duke pulls away in 2nd half for 90-77 victory over Santa Clara

Published December 29, 2012

| Associated Press

Seth Curry scored 12 of his season-high 31 points during the late run that helped No. 1 Duke pull away for a 90-77 victory over pesky Santa Clara on Saturday.

Mason Plumlee added 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Blue Devils (12-0), who needed a huge run late to overcome both a big game from Kevin Foster and a real scare from the Broncos (11-3).

Foster scored 18 of his 29 points in the first half for upset-minded Santa Clara, and his soaring baseline dunk put the Broncos up 45-41 with 16:30 left.

But the Broncos managed just one field goal over the next 8½ minutes, and that gave Duke just enough of an opening to break this one open.

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