Texas Tech men’s basketball back to No. 11 in AP poll

LUBBOCK - The New Associated Press College Basketball rankings are out and despite a loss to Duke, the Red Raiders move up a spot to #11. The Blue Devils are now #1 in the Nation.

The Duke/Texas Tech game had a March Madness feel to it as Madison Square Garden was electric. The Blue Devils won it 69-58, but trailed the Red Raiders for 22 minutes of the game.

"This is a great night for college basketball,'' Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

In the new Coaches Poll, the Red Raiders are down two spots to #13. Duke is 2nd and Virginia is #1.

In the ESPN Power rankings, the Red Raiders are up a spot to #8.

The 10-1 Red Raiders host UT-Rio Grande Valley 7 p.m. Friday night.