|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.Game Notes