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By Luke Meredith
AP Sports Writer 

Iowa State beats K-State 70-65 after blowing 20-point lead


January 26, 2017

AMES, Iowa (AP) — It seemed for months like Iowa State was as unlucky as any team in the country.

The Cyclones finally caught some breaks Tuesday — at the expense of the equally unfortunate Kansas State Wildcats.

Senior Matt Thomas scored a career-high 25 points and Iowa State held off a furious Kansas State rally to win 70-65, its fourth victory in six games.

Naz Mitrou-Long had 13 and Monte Morris scored 12 for the Cyclones (13-6, 5-3 Big 12), who blew a 46-26 lead but survived after Mitrou-Long's steal and free throws with 21 seconds left.

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