Tre Jones and Jordan Goldwire each scored 13 points as No. 7 Duke fought off No. 8 Florida State for a 70-65 victory in a Monday night showdown at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.
Duke (21-3, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved within one game of first-place Louisville. Florida State (20-4, 10-3) was aiming for an 11-2 start in ACC play for the first time.
Matthew Hurt added 12 points and Vernon Carey Jr. had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Duke, which was coming off the improbable comeback for an overtime victory two nights earlier at rival North Carolina.
Trent Forrest tallied 18 points, Malik Osborne registered 14 points and Devin Vassell had 11 points for the Seminoles, who finished 3-for-18 on 3-point attempts after starting 1-for-11.
No. 1 Baylor 52, Texas 45
MaCio Teague scored 11 points and Devonte Bandoo added 10 points off the bench as the top-ranked Bears overcame a ragged offensive performance and outlasted the host Longhorns in their Big 12 Conference matchup at Austin, Texas.
The win was the program-record 21st straight for Baylor (22-1, 11-0 Big 12), with its only loss this season in the second game against Washington in Anchorage, Alaska.
Matt Coleman III scored 11 points to lead the Longhorns (14-10, 4-7), with Andrew Jones adding 10 points and Jericho Sims totaling nine points and 14 rebounds. Texas shot only 30.5 percent from the floor and was 3 of 17 from 3-point range.
No. 24 Texas Tech 88, TCU 42
Davide Moretti and Jahmi'us Ramsey each scored 17 points as the Red Raiders returned to the Top 25 with authority, walloping the Horned Frogs in a Big 12 Conference mismatch in Lubbock, Texas.
Kyler Edwards added 14 for the Red Raiders (16-8, 7-4 Big 12) while Kevin McCullar and TJ Holyfield chipped in 10 points apiece. Texas Tech never trailed, established a season high with 13 3-pointers and connected on a season-best 60.4 percent of its field-goal attempts.
Reserve Jaire Grayer tallied 10 points for the Horned Frogs (13-11, 4-7), who endured their largest margin of defeat in coach Jamie Dixon's four seasons. Desmond Bane managed just seven points on 3-of-9 shooting.
--Field Level Media