Men's Basketball ACCtion: Tuesday, February 28

Feb. 28, 2012

Duke Beats Wake Forest, 79-71

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Ryan Kelly scored a career-high 23 points and No. 4 Duke held on to beat Wake Forest 79-71 on Tuesday night for its seventh straight win.

Kelly put up 20 points against the Demon Deacons for the third straight time, and Seth Curry finished with 15 points for the Blue Devils (26-4, 13-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Duke led by 23 points with 9 1/2 minutes left before Wake Forest made things tense late.