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Kansas Vs. Iowa State Final Score: Jayhawks Fall To Cyclones For First Big 12 Loss

The Kansas Jayhawks were upset by the Iowa St. Cyclones 72-64 and the loss was the first Big 12 loss for Kansas. Iowa State's defense held the Kansas offense to 11 points below their scoring average. Iowa State was up for hosting Kansas and they showed it in the first half as they led by eight multiple times during the first half.

Kansas finally made a run when the trailing 29-21 and fought back to actually take a two-point lead in the first half at 31-29, but from then Iowa State closed the half strong by going on an eight to three run to lead by three going into the second half.

Kansas started the second half strong and led 47 to 41, but they could not sustain their momentum and led Iowa State comeback. Iowa State then went on a 21 to 10 run to by five with over three minutes left in the game. Iowa State held off Kansas down the stretch to win by eight points.

Kansas had all five starters in double figures with Tyshawn Taylor leading the way with 16 points, but their bench only five points.

For more on this game Kansas fans should check out Rock Chalk Talk and Iowa State fans should stop by Wide Right & Natty Lite. For more news and analysis on College Basketball head on over to SB Nation's College Basketball page.