Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - If Wednesday's Kansas-Iowa State Big 12
showdown was a boxing match, Andrew Wiggins provided the knockout blow.
Wiggins set a career-high for the second consecutive game, scoring 29 points
on 10-of-16 shooting to lead the No. 6 Jayhawks past the pesky Cyclones,
92-81, at Allen Fieldhouse.
Perry Ellis chipped in with 20 points and Joel Embiid provided 14 points and
11 rebounds for Kansas (16-4, 7-0 Big 12), which has rattled off seven
straight wins -- five coming against ranked opponents.
Naadir Tharpe was also a key contributor for the Big 12 leaders, finishing
with 12 points and 12 assists.
Iowa State (15-4, 3-4) kept getting up off the mat despite falling in multiple
double-digit holes, but the Cyclones ultimately fell for the fourth time in
their last five games.
Georges Niang scored 24 points, DeAndre Kane added 22 and Melvin Ejim 18 with
eight rebounds in the latest setback.
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