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Naz Long scores 20 points and No. 11 Iowa State beats 9th-ranked Kansas 86-81

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AMES, Iowa — Naz Long scored 20 points and 11th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 9 Kansas 86-81 on Saturday night, recording back-to-back wins over the Jayhawks for the first time in 14 years.

PHOTO: Kansas head coach Bill Self watches from the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Kansas head coach Bill Self watches from the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Georges Niang had 15 points for the Cyclones (13-3, 3-1 Big 12), who shot 9 of 20 on 3s in snapping Kansas' five-game winning streak.

Long followed a long 3 with a layup to give Iowa State a 71-57 lead with 6:26 left. Kansas pulled to 82-79 with 29 seconds to go, but Niang sealed the win by drawing a crucial charge with 14 seconds left.

Frank Mason III scored 21 points and Perry Ellis had 19 with 11 rebounds for Kansas (14-3, 3-1), the last team in the Big 12 to lose a conference game.

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