IOWAST 0 7 7 0 14
KANSAS 17 7 7 3 34
Date of game: 11/8/2014

Recap: Kansas vs. Iowa State

Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Avery and Tony Pierson each rushed for just over a hundred yards and a touchdown as the Kansas Jayhawks topped the Iowa State Cyclones, 34-14, in a Big 12 matchup at Memorial Stadium.

Michael Cummings completed 24-of-40 pass attempts for 278 yards and a touchdown for the Jayhawks (3-6, 1-5 Big 12), who rebounded from a five-game losing streak. Avery and Pierson each had 17 carries, with 103 and 101 yards, respectively. Jimmay Mundine caught six passes for 75 yards and a touchdown.

Grant Rohach threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns on 25-of-50 passing, and was intercepted once for the Cyclones (2-7, 0-6), who have dropped three straight. D'Vario Montgomery caught eight passes for 130 yards and a touchdown.

Just over five minutes into the contest, Avery found the end zone on a 14-yard run to put the Jayhawks on the board first.

Several minutes later, Mundine doubled the Kansas advantage, catching a 20- yard touchdown pass from Cummings.

Before the end of the opening quarter, Matthew Wyman tacked on a 35-yard field goal to make it 17-0.

Midway through the second quarter, the Jayhawks' lead swelled to 24-0 after Pierson ran six yards for a touchdown.

With just over a minute before halftime, E.J. Bibbs got the Cyclones into the game, catching a three-yard touchdown pass from Rohach, cutting it to 24-7.

Just over a minute into the second half, Montgomery caught a 35-yard touchdown pass, pulling the Cyclones to within 24-14.

With 2:49 left in the third, Cummings scored on a one-yard keeper, taking Kansas to a 31-14 lead.

Early in the fourth quarter, Wyman added a 37-yard field goal to end the scoring in the contest.

Kansas put together 514 total yards to Iowa State's 373, getting a much-needed victory. The Jayhawks also held a decisive 37:33 to 22:27 in time of possession.

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