The Score Sheet: Kansas avenges loss, edges Cyclones

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Area scores:

The New Hampton boys basketball team captured an 87-58 win over MFL-Mar-Mac to improve to 7-8.

All area games tonight have been either cancelled or postponed due to inclement weather.

#9 Kansas 80, #24 Iowa State 76

A good effort for Iowa State came up short at Kansas.

 

John Walters with the call on the Cyclone Network.

The ninth-ranked Jayhawks turned the game around in the second half with a 14-0 run in an 80-76 win. Marial Shayok led ISU with 26 points. Michael Jacobson added 12 points and 11 rebounds.

 

The Cyclones fall to 4-3 in the Big-12.

 

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm.

 

Prohm says there were too many breakdowns at both ends.

 

MVC race heating up

There is a logjam in the middle of the Missouri Valley Conference as the new week begins. Two games separate third place from ninth place in the standings. Drake is 3-3 after Sunday’s win over Missouri State and returns to action Wednesday night at home against Evansville.

 

That’s Drake coach Darian DeVries, who feels his team has regrouped after losing senior guard Nick Norton to a knee injury.

 

UNI is also 3-3 and returns to action Wednesday at Southern Illinois.