No. 2 Kansas Routs ISU to Stay Undefeated

Rutgers shocks No. 18 Villanova, No. 13 Pitt takes care of St. John's
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2008 10:12 PM CST
Kansas forward Darnell Jackson dunks the ball during the first half of a college basketball game against Iowa State, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks demolished Iowa State 83-59 to remain unbeaten. Darnell Jackson led the Jayhawks with 21 points, six of which came during a back-breaking 15-5 run in the second half to put Kansas up 64-41 over the Cyclones. Kansas shot a very respectable fifty percent from the field while holding Iowa State to just 31 percent, reports the Associated Press. In Big East action:

  • Two Scarlet Knights, Anthony Farmer and Mike Coburn, each scored 23 points to lead Rutgers to a stunning 80-68 upset over No. 18 Villanova.
  • Sam Young scored 26 points as No. 13 Pittsburgh rolled over St. John’s 81-57. The Panthers improved to 5-2 since starters Mike Cook and Levance Fields went down with injuries.