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Quick recap: Kansas avoids season sweep with 80-76 win over Iowa State

Kansas flipped the script in the second half to secure another Big Monday victory. After suffering a 17-point loss to Iowa State just a few weeks ago, KU got its revenge with a 80-76 victory Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Since the 2013-14 season, the Jayhawks (16-3, 5-2 Big 12) are 37-3 following a loss. With the loss, ISU (14-5, 4-3) dropped from a four-way tie for first place in the Big 12.

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Game day breakdown: Kansas basketball vs. Iowa State

A look at some of the keys for Kansas in tonight's Big Monday, Big 12 showdown with Iowa State in a rematch of a game from Jan. 5, which Iowa State won in Ames, Iowa, by 17 points. By Matt Tait

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Garrett, Lawson carry No. 9 Kansas to crucial home win over Iowa State

For all the big performances, memorable moments and clutch plays that helped lead No. 9 Kansas to a wild, 80-76 home victory over No. 24 Iowa State on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas coach Bill Self had a way of summing it all up that made this latest KU victory sound rather simple. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Jayhawks have become a regular on Big Monday for good reason

Monday night’s 80-76 win by No. 9 Kansas against No. 24 Iowa State marked the second of four ESPN Big Monday appearances this season for the Kansas men’s basketball program, a ritual of sorts that has become as common as Kansas returning to Maui every four years for the Maui Invitational. And as important as the Big Monday showcases are to the Jayhawks and their passionate basketball fans, there are people at ESPN who believe the Kansas brand is equally as important to Big Monday.

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Benton Smith: Jayhawks back on top of wild Big 12 race following win over Cyclones

One way or another the four-way tie atop the Big 12 standings was getting broken up by the end of Big Monday at Allen Fieldhouse. At least for a day. The winner of Kansas State-Texas Tech will get a chance to join Kansas 20-some hours after the fact, but until then, the conference lead belongs to the Jayhawks.

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No. 9 Kansas knocks off Iowa State behind decisive 14-0 run in second half

The eyes said it all. With No. 9 Kansas making a hard run and expending every ounce of energy it had to overcome a night when it was outplayed, outpushed and outexecuted by visiting Iowa State, Devon Dotson looked up the floor right about midcourt and saw Lagerald Vick slip behind the defense. The rest was easy.

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Quick recap: Kansas avoids season sweep with 80-76 win over Iowa State

Kansas flipped the script in the second half to secure another Big Monday victory. After suffering a 17-point loss to Iowa State just a few weeks ago, KU got its revenge with a 80-76 victory Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Since the 2013-14 season, the Jayhawks (16-3, 5-2 Big 12) are 37-3 following a loss. With the loss, ISU (14-5, 4-3) dropped from a four-way tie for first place in the Big 12.

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Game day breakdown: Kansas basketball vs. Iowa State

A look at some of the keys for Kansas in tonight's Big Monday, Big 12 showdown with Iowa State in a rematch of a game from Jan. 5, which Iowa State won in Ames, Iowa, by 17 points. By Matt Tait