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Kansas vs Iowa State Open Game Thread

Kansas vs Iowa State Open Game Thread

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Kansas leads the all-time series with Iowa State 173-59, dating back to 1908 and has won 16 of the last 17 meetings. ISU's last win was Jan. 28, 2012, 72-64 in Hilton Coliseum. Kansas holds a 67-37 advantage in games played in Ames, Iowa, including a 23-19 edge in Hilton Coliseum. Since the inception of the Big 12, Kansas is 29-8 against Iowa State with a 26-8 record in regular-season play and a 3-0 mark in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship. Kansas head coach Bill Self is 19-3 all-time versus Iowa State, including 18-3 while at KU, while ISU's Fred Hoiberg is 1-6 all-time against KU. Expect a close one as since Hoiberg's arrival at ISU, four of the five meetings have been decided by nine points or less with two of those in overtime, both being last season's regular-season matchups. Kansas defeated Iowa State 88-73 in the semifinals of the 2013 Big 12 Championship in Kansas City en route to the title.

Iowa State opened the year 14-0 and lost its first game to Oklahoma, 87-82, Saturday in Norman. The Cyclones are coached by Fred Hoiberg who is 76-40 in his fourth season at ISU, his first head coaching stint. Iowa State entered last weekend No. 1 in the country in assists per game, currently at 18.9, and assist-to-turnover ratio, currently at 1.9. The Cyclones average 86.7 points per game for a +17.9 scoring margin, while pulling down 40.2 rebounds per game with a +2.7 rebound margin over their opponents. ISU leads the Big 12 with 8.9 three-pointers made per game and they attempt 24.9 per outing.

Game 16: No. 18/20 Kansas at No. 9/7 Iowa State
Time 8 p.m.
Location Ames, Iowa
Arena Hilton Coliseum (14,384)
Series Kansas leads, 173-59
Television ESPN
Brent Musburger (Play-by-Play)
Fran Fraschilla (Analyst)
Holly Rowe (Sideline)
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Online: Jayhawk Digital Passport
Live Stats
Notes Kansas
Iowa State
Big 12