Kelly scores 22 in Duke’s victory

  • Associated Press
January 5, 2013

Ryan Kelly scored a season-high 22 points in No. 1 Duke’s 80-62 rout of Wake Forest Saturday.

Seth Curry also had 22 points and Quinn Cook had a career-high 14 assists for the Blue Devils (14-0, 1-0), who shot 46 percent in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener and hit 11 3-pointers – including six during the 25-7 first-half run that put them up big.

Travis McKie had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Wake Forest (7-6, 0-1), which had nearly as many turnovers (19) as field goals (23) and had its three-game winning streak snapped.

No. 3 Arizona 60, Utah 57: Solomon Hill had 19 points and Mark Lyons hit two free throws with 7.2 seconds left as Arizona dodged another last-second shot to remain undefeated with a 60-57 win over Utah.

No. 11 Illinois 74, No. 8 Ohio State 55: Bandon Paul scored 19 points as Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener with a 77-55 win over Ohio State.

No. 12 Missouri 66, Bucknell 64: Phil Pressey scored a career-high 26 points and Laurence Bowers added 16 for Missouri in a 66-64 win over Bucknell.

St. John’s 53, No. 14 Cincinnati 52: JaKarr Sampson scored 16 points and D’Angelo Harrison added 15 and St. John’s beat Cincinnati, 53-52, in yet another close game between the teams.

Marquette 49, No. 15 Georgetown 48: Davante Gardner made two free throws with 8.3 seconds left and Marquette had to hang on while Georgetown missed a deciding free throw for a 49-48 victory.

No. 16 Creighton 79, Indiana State 66: Doug McDermott had 25 points and nine rebounds, and Creighton used a 19-4 run to break open a close game in the second half for a 79-66 victory over Indiana State.

The Bluejays (14-1, 3-0) have won eight straight and are off to their best start in Missouri Valley Conference play since 2003-04.

No. 17 Butler 57, New Orleans 44: Kellen Dunham scored 15 points and Khyle Marshall added 13 to lead Butler to a 57-44 victory over New Orleans.

No. 18 Michigan State, 84, Purdue 61: Freshman Gary Harris scored a season-high 22 points and Michigan State used a 28-7 run in the second half to pull away from Purdue, 84-61.

No. 21 Notre Dame 93, Seton Hall 74: Scott Martin had a season-high 22 points on a career-high six 3-pointers and Jack Cooley added 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Notre Dame to its 11th straight win, 93-74 over Seton Hall.

No. 25 Kansas State 73, No. 22 Oklahoma State 67: Rodney McGruder scored all but two of his 28 points in the second half and Kansas State turned away a game effort from freshman Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State, 73-67.

No. 23 North Carolina State 78, Boston College 73: Scott Wood atoned for a scoreless first half with 12 points in the second, hitting two 3-pointers and six free throws down the stretch for North Carolina State in a 78-73 victory over Boston College in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.



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