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Boone throws for 3 TDs, No. 25 Duke beats Wake Forest 28-21, stays in control of ACC Coastal

  • Duke quarterback Anthony Boone, looks to pass under pressure from Wake Forest defensive end Kristopher Redding (90) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Duke quarterback Anthony Boone, looks to pass under pressure from Wake Forest defensive end Kristopher Redding (90) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)  (The Associated Press)

  • Duke's Jamison Crowder, right, dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Shaquille Powell, center, celebrates and Wake Forest's Hunter Williams (30) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Duke's Jamison Crowder, right, dives into the end zone for a touchdown as Shaquille Powell, center, celebrates and Wake Forest's Hunter Williams (30) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)  (The Associated Press)

Anthony Boone threw three touchdown passes and No. 25 Duke held on to beat Wake Forest 28-21 on Saturday for its seventh straight win.

Brandon Connette rushed 3 yards for the go-ahead score late in the third quarter and Boone was 24 of 29 for 256 yards. The Blue Devils (9-2, 5-2 ACC) fell behind 14-0 before rallying to match the school record for victories and remain in control of the Coastal Division.

Boone threw touchdown passes covering 58 and 10 yards to Jamison Crowder and 4 yards to Max McCaffrey.

Thomas Brown returned a fumble 59 yards for a touchdown for Wake Forest (4-7, 2-6).

Tanner Price was 12 of 27 for 124 yards in his final home game with a 6-yard touchdown to Spencer Bishop and an 11-yard touchdown run. But he was intercepted by Ross Cockrell with 2:30 left.