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Kai Jones' 17 points lead No. 15 Texas past Cyclones; ISU still winless in Big 12 play

The Longhorns led for all but 22 seconds while beating the Cyclones for the eighth time in 10 meetings.
Credit: AP
Texas forward Kai Jones (22) dunks the ball ahead of Iowa State forward Javan Johnson (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

AMES, Iowa — Kai Jones came off the bench to score a season-high 17 points and lead four Texas players in double figures and the 15th-ranked Longhorns pulled away from Iowa State early in an 81-67 win. 

Texas led for all but 22 seconds while beating the Cyclones for the eighth time in 10 meetings.

Iowa State was led by Jalen Coleman-Lands, who scored 22 points.

Courtney Ramey added 14 points for the Longhorns and Greg Brown and Matt Coleman III each had 12.

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