COL BKB: Duke 73, North Carolina 68

Feb. 14, 2013 at 12:10 AM

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Mason Plumlee scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Wednesday, powering top-ranked Duke to a 73-68 victory over North Carolina.

Quinn Cook turned in an all-around performance of 18 points, five rebounds and four steals as the Blue Devils (22-2, 9-2 ACC) reeled off their sixth straight win.

The Tar Heels (16-8, 6-5) lost the game at the foul line, managing to connect on only 9-of-17 free throws down the stretch.

P.J. Hairston netted 23 points and hauled down eight rebounds as North Carolina dropped a second straight.

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