The Buffaloes (14-3, 3-1 Pac-12) are off to one of their best starts in school history as they try to make the NCAA tournament for a third straight season.
No. 15 Kansas 77, No. 8 Iowa St. 70 • In Ames, Iowa, Naadir Tharpe scored a career-high 23 points, freshman Andrew Wiggins had 17 points and 19 rebounds and Kansas beat Iowa State for its third straight win to open Big 12 play.
The Jayhawks (12-4, 3-0) handed the Cyclones their second consecutive loss after a 14-0 start.
Kansas opened the second half with a 16-5 run and led the rest of the way.
DeAndre Kane, who sprained an ankle in the loss to Oklahoma on Saturday, had 21 points for Iowa State (14-2, 2-2).
No. 23 Duke 69, Virginia 65 • In Durham, N.C., Rasheed Sulaimon hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.8 seconds left and Duke beat Virginia. Sulaimon finished with a season-high 21 points and Rodney Hood added 14 for the Blue Devils (13-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Debuting at their lowest ranking since the last time they fell out of the AP Top 25 in February 2007, they let an 11-point lead with 3½ minutes slip away before avoiding a third loss in four games.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 17 points and Joe Harris added 15 for the Cavaliers (12-5, 3-1).
• No. 2 Syracuse 69,Boston College 59• No. 15 Kansas 77,No. 8 Iowa State 70
• No. 23 Duke 69,Virginia 65