Tallahassee, Fla. • Seth Curry scored 21 points, Quinn Cook added 18 and fifth-ranked Duke cruised to a 79-60 win Saturday over defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Florida State.
Duke raced to an 18-2 lead and never looked back, building a 26-point advantage at one point on its way to a 42-22 cushion at halftime.
The Blue Devils (19-2, 6-2 ACC) scored the game's first 11 points, while Florida State went nearly six-and-a-half minutes before getting its second basket. Duke shot 60.8 percent and connected on 11 of 18 from 3-point range. Florida State allowed a season high in points.
Curry, who had 13 points by halftime, was 7 of 11 from the floor and 5 of 7 from behind the arc. Cook was 4 of 6 from long range.
Freshman Aaron Thomas led Florida State (12-9, 4-4) with 14 points.