- Associated Press - Monday, February 9, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Quinn Cook scored a season-high 25 points and Jahlil Okafor was 5 of 5 from the floor in the second half and finished with 13 points as No. 4 Duke held off Florida State 73-70 on Monday night.

Florida State pulled within one at 70-69 as Xavier Rathan-Mayes drove the lane for a layup after dribbling under the basket with 11 seconds to go. But the Seminoles couldn’t close the gap.

Tyus Jones added 16 points and 12 assists for Duke (21-3, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), which won its fourth straight.

Okafor has scored in double figures in 24 straight games, breaking Johnny Dawkins’ record for the longest scoring streak by a Blue Devils freshman.

Devon Bookert scored a career-high 23 points for FSU (13-12, 5-7 ACC).

No. 17 OKLAHOMA 94, No. 14 IOWA STATE 83

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - TaShawn Thomas had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Oklahoma defeated Iowa State to move into sole possession of second place in the Big 12.

Isaiah Cousins scored 19 points, Buddy Hield scored 17 and Ryan Spangler added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sooners (17-7, 8-4 Big 12), who won their fifth straight. Oklahoma shot 51 percent from the field, had just seven turnovers and scored a season-best point total.

Dustin Hogue scored a season-high 19 points, Jameel McKay scored 16 and Naz Long and Bryce Dejean-Jones added 14 for the Cyclones (17-6, 7-4), who had won three of four.

No. 21 OKLAHOMA STATE 74, No. 16 BAYLOR 65

WACO, Texas (AP) - Le’Bryan Nash scored 22 points and Phil Forte had 16 of his 18 after halftime as Oklahoma State rallied past Baylor, the Cowboys’ third consecutive win over a Top 25 team.

It’s the first time Oklahoma State (17-7, 7-5 Big 12) has won three straight games against ranked teams during a regular season.

Taurean Prince had 20 points for Baylor (18-6, 6-5), which had won three conference games in a row by at least 18 points since a 64-53 loss at Oklahoma State only two weeks ago. Rico Gathers had 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Bears, his fourth consecutive game with at least 15 rebounds.


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