No. 4 Duke outlasts Wake Forest

Salem, NC (Sports Network) - Ryan Kelly scored 23 points, Seth Curry 71, and finish perfect on the road in conference play this season.

Mason Plumlee added 12 points and Austin Rivers scored 10 for the Blue Devils (26-4, 13-2 ACC), who avoided a let down ahead of Saturday's regular-season finale at home against North Carolina on Saturday night.

The Tar Heels are 12-2 in conference play and host Maryland on Wednesday.

Tony Chennault and Nikita Mescheriakov scored 18 points apiece for Wake Forest (13-16, 4-11). Chennault led a 19-2 run in the second half that cut the Demon Deacons' deficit from 23 points to six with under five minutes to play.