Mar 14, 2015 8:34 PM by Ross Field
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Iowa State's unflappable bunch of comeback kids did it one more time.
Georges Niang scored 19 points, Abdel Nader made the go-ahead foul shots with 48 seconds to go, and the No. 13 Cyclones rallied from a 17-point second-half hole to beat ninth-ranked Kansas 70-66 in the Big 12 Tournament championship Saturday night.
It was the fifth straight game - including all three in the tournament - that the Cyclones rallied from a double-digit deficit, prompting Niang to dub them the "Comeback Kids."
Nader finished with 13 points, and Jameel McKay and Monte Morris had 11 each for the Cyclones (25-8), who also knocked off the Jayhawks on their way to winning the title a year ago.
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