KCHA Sports Report (1/17)

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The Charles City Comet boys basketball team will be in Oelwein tonight for a Northeast Iowa Conference make-up game with the Huskies.  This game was originally scheduled to be played on December 16th, but was moved due to weather.  The Comet boys are 9-1 overall this season and they are 4-1 in the NEIC while the Oelwein boys are 3-10 and 0-6.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30.

The Charles City Comet wrestling team will be at home tonight for a triangular meet.  The Comet grapplers will welcome in Clear Lake and Denver.  Charles City is 5-12 overall in dual meets and 0-5 in NEIC duals.  The first match will be at 6pm.

The Nashua-Plainfield Husky girls and boys basketball teams will be on the road tonight to face Mason City Newman in a Top of Iowa Conference double-header.  The Nashua girls are 2-10 overall and they are 1-8 in the conference while Newman comes in at 6-7 and 4-5.  The Husky boys are 4-7 overall and have a conference record of 3-6 while the Newman boys are 6-5 and 5-4.  The girls game will tip-off first at about 6:15 and the boys game will follow.

The Osage Green Devil girls and boys basketball teams will be at home tonight for a Top of Iowa Conference girl/boy double-header against Saint Ansgar.  The Green Devil girls are 8-3 overall this season and 7-2 in the conference while Saint Ansgar’s girls come in at 1-9 and 0-8.  The Osage boys are unbeaten as they come in with a 12-0 overall record and a 9-0 record in conference play while the Saint boys are 6-4 and 6-2.  The girls game will tip-off first at about 6:15 and the boys game will start at around 7:30.

The North Butler Bearcat girls and boys basketball teams will travel to Manly tonight for a Top of Iowa Conference double-header with Central Springs.  The North Butler girls are 4-6 overall and come in at 4-5 in league play while the girls of Central Springs are 6-5 and 5-3.  The Bearcat boys are 3-6 overall and 3-5 in TIC games.  The girls game is scheduled to start at 6:15 and the boys game will come directly after.

Hours after Kansas became the new top ranked team in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll the Jayhawks showed why. Kansas led nearly the entire way in a 76-72 win over Iowa State.

John Walters with the call on the Cyclone Network. Monte Morris scored 23 points and ISU cut a ten point KU advantage to three in the waning seconds.

That’s Iowa State coach Steve Prohm who thought the Cyclones missed on some opportunities in the second half.

Deonte Burton added 21 points for Iowa State and Naz Mitrou-Long chipped in with 18.

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