Frank Mason III made a 16-foot jumper with 1.3 seconds to play to give No. 7
The Jayhawks (1-1) beat a top-ranked team for the eighth time, but this one looked a lot easier with eight minutes to play and Kansas leading, 62-50.
But the Blue Devils (2-1) finally got hot and tied it at 75 with 15 seconds left on a three-pointer by Frank Jackson.
Kansas called a timeout with 8.2 seconds left and set up the game-winner.
Mason led Kansas with 21 points. Luke Kennard led five Duke players in double figures with 22.
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Kennedy Meeks added 15 points for the Tar Heels (3-0), who scored the game’s first 14 points and led by 23 points by halftime. That dominating start was enough to erase any doubt about the outcome, though Coach
Still, the Tar Heels — who shot 59% in the opening half — never let the 49ers closer than 16 after halftime.
Gabe Levin scored 17 points for Long Beach State (1-2), which never recovered from an awful start that included making eight of 31 shots (26%) in the first half.
This game came roughly 48 hours after a 49ers loss at Wichita State as part of a demanding opening stretch that includes stops at UCLA, Washington and Kansas before the end of November.
Kentucky (3-0) averaged 90 points in its first two games but this time it was defense that did it as the Spartans (0-2) shot 32.8% from the field (20 of 61) including 19.2% from beyond the arc.
at No. 10 Arizona 78, Cal State Bakersfield 66: Lauri Markkanen had 26 points and eight rebounds and the Wildcats (2-0) took an 18-point lead at the half and held off a second-half surge by the Roadrunners.