No. 14 Cyclones overtake No. 4 Jayhawks
AMES, Iowa — Monte Morris scored 21 points, Georges Niang had 19 and No. 14 Iowa State blew past No. 4 Kansas 85-72 on Monday night for its fourth straight win.
Abdel Nader added 17 points for the Cyclones (16-4, 5-3 Big 12), who have beaten three of the top four teams in this week's Top 25.
Iowa State overcame a sluggish start with a 24-7 run midway through the second half, and Niang's three-point play made it 80-67 with 2 minutes left.
Perry Ellis had 23 points and Frank Mason III scored 16 to lead Kansas (16-4, 5-3), which lost its third straight road game. The Jayhawks have lost four of their last five against the Cyclones, a first for a Bill Self-coached team against a Big 12 opponent.
Iowa State was only a week removed from toppling top-ranked Oklahoma, its first win over a No. 1 team since 1957.
No. 15 MIAMI 80, No. 24 DUKE 69: At Coral Gables, Fla., Angel Rodriguez had 13 points and a career-high 11 assists for Miami which handed Duke its fourth loss in five games. Sheldon McClellan scored 21 points for Miami (16-3, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) which beat a ranked team for the third time this season, and won by double digits for the 15th time. Brandon Ingram led Duke (15-6, 4-4) with 19 points and 10 rebounds while Grayson Allen added 17 points but shot just 6-for-17.