KU-Iowa State lineups, tipoff time, TV info, facts and figures
By Gary Bedore firstname.lastname@example.org
No. 13 Kansas at Iowa State
WHEN/WHERE: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa
TV/RADIO: ESPN2; WHB (810 AM)
ABOUT KANSAS (19-6, 8-4): KU leads the all-time series, 180-64. Kansas is 25-21 at Hilton Coliseum and 3-3 in the building in the last six meetings. … The Jayhawks have won four of the last seven games in the series. Two of the Cyclones’ victories were in the Big 12 tournament (88-73 in the 2014 semifinals and 70-66 in the 2015 title game). … Eight of the last 14 meetings have been decided by nine points or fewer, with three of those in overtime. … Prior to Iowa State’s recent success, KU posted an 18-1 record against the Cyclones from 2006 to 2014. … Bill Self is 24-8 all-time against Iowa State, including 23-8 at KU. … Since the inception of the Big 12, Kansas is 34-13 against Iowa State, with a 32-11 record in regular-season play and a 3-2 mark in the Big 12 tournament. … In KU’s 13 straight Big 12 regular-season championship seasons, the Jayhawks have never been below second place on Feb. 10. KU has been second on that date five times (2006, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013), yet went on to win outright or share the league title in all five of those years. … Kansas is trying to win its 20th game for the 29th-consecutive season, beginning in 1989-90. KU’s streak of 28 straight 20-win seasons is the longest-active streak in the NCAA. … If KU loses it would be 8-5 in Big 12 play and give the Jayhawks five conference losses for the first time since 2014-15 and the fourth time in the 22-season history of the conference, matching its most conference losses in that span.
ABOUT IOWA STATE (13-11, 4-8): Iowa State is 9-4 this season at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones have won two straight at home — against West Virginia and Oklahoma. Iowa State has won three of four home games against ranked foes and 22 of their last 29 games against ranked opponents at Hilton. … Iowa State is 544-176 at Hilton Coliseum, which was built in 1971. The Cyclones are 97-14 in the last eight seasons at home and 51-10 against Big 12 foes in that time. Coach Steve Prohm is 35-9 in the building. … Prohm is 2-3 against KU. … Iowa State has won five home games in the last seven seasons after trailing by 14 or more points in the second half. … Cameron Lard had nine offensive rebounds in Saturday’s home win over Oklahoma. He has 48 blocked shots. … Lindell Wigginton has scored 20 or more points nine times, an Iowa State freshman record. … Nick Weiler-Babb has missed the last four games because of left knee tendinitis. … Iowa State has been to a school-record six straight NCAA Tournaments. … The Cyclones have won at least 10 league games in each of the last six seasons, which is also a school record.