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|#1 Kansas Pulls Away from Iowa State for Self's 400th Victory
|LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Xavier Henry and Tyshawn Taylor fueled a 14-0 run that turned a tight game into the laugher that everyone expected, and No. 1 Kansas romped past Iowa State 73-59 Saturday night for coach Bill Self's 400th career victory.
Self, who has coached fewer than 17 full seasons and spent the week playing down the milestone win, was given the game ball and a huge ovation right after the buzzer.
Marcus Morris and Cole Alerich each had double-doubles for the Jayhawks (24-1, 10-0), who hold a commanding three-game lead with six games to go and seem virtually assured of their seventh consecutive Big 12 championship.
It was also their 56th straight victory at home, the second-longest in school history and just four shy of the record set during the Roy Williams era.
Craig Brackins had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Iowa State.
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